Optical Sorting Technologies

Norwegian sorting experts Tomra have introduced a Laser Object Detector for its Autosort separators. more

28 Feb 2018 10:35 Machinery

Black plantpots have been notoriously difficult to recycle as NIR scanning is unable to detect carbon black. Aeroplas has developed kerbside recyclable plantpots for the sustainable gardener. more

15 Feb 2018 14:22 Industry News

Italian recyclers Montello has welcomed the addition of forty TOMRA Autosort machines to its lines in Bergamo. more

13 Feb 2018 14:56 Machinery

Labelling technology developed by materials scientists at Brunel University will use phosphor coding labels to advance recyclate sorting efficiency. more

11 Apr 2017 10:55 Industry News

A new, patent pending, range of sortable colourants is set to help “revolutionise” the recovery of a wide variety of plastics, including rigid black plastic packaging, plastic components in end of life vehicles and WEEE waste. more

7 Dec 2015 10:19 Environment

A Lincolnshire-based plastics recycling group has invested a six-figure sum in optical sorting equipment in a move it says will help its customers “remain competitive in a challenging environment”. more

17 Mar 2015 11:14 Environment