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Chemical recycling ‘last resort’

Chemical recycling has a role to play in a circular economy but should be a last resort for plastics and…

First Machinex sorting robot coming to Europe

Machinex is pleased to announce it is installing its first sorting robots in Europe in 2021. Three SamurAITM robots have…

More smart robots makes sorting an easy job for Eberhard Group

Swiss recycler Eberhard Group is investing in a new recycling plant with a capacity of 200 tonnes per hour.  The site, which…

Sorting technology expert’s know-how backs landfill project

An EU-backed project to investigate the recovery of materials from landfill sites is being hailed as a ‘missing link’ for…

Leasing is a smart option for robotic sorters

US-based AMP Robotics, a provider of smart technology for the recycling industry, has launched a lease programme to make artificial…

New sorting tech pushes glass recycling to the next level

The global recycled glass market was worth US$ 3.5 billion (EUR 3.1 billion) in 2017 and is expected to reach…

Sorting non-ferrous metals and creating top qualities – right down to a 5 mm grain size

The new Steinert Chutec chute sorter completes the company’s portfolio of sensor-based sorting equipment for non-ferrous metals and allows heavy…

Artificial intelligence and smarter sorting deliver greater reliability

Together with better performance, a crucial element for the economic viability of a sorting facility is simplified maintenance. Through new…

How to sort, how not to sort?

The market for the robotic sorting of waste is expected to grow by nearly 16.5% growth every year until 2024,…

Combining scrap trading with sensor-based sorting

It is universally agreed that the future lies in scrap with a guaranteed high quality. Simultaneously, the public sector is…

The theory of sorting out everything

Claude E. Shannon is said to have been the first person to realise sorting problems that look enormous from an…