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Optical Sorting Technologies

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

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

Industry News

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

Machinery

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

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

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

Environment