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Wanting your recyclables sorted? Leave it to TrashBot

United States – What do cups, lids and beverage sleeves have in common? They are very often landfilled, according to…

A wind-powered robotic sorter – why not?

Scandinavia – Robotic sorting technology expert ZenRobotics of Finland has delivered a wind-powered robotic sorting system to recycling firm Carl…

Black plastics no longer ‘invisible’ when sorted

UK recycling leader Viridor has joined forces with packaging specialist Nextek to find a way to sort the ‘unsortable’ black…

Robotic sorter lends hand to recycler Down Under

Australia – Robotic sorting technology provider ZenRobotics of Finland is close to delivery of a three-armed robotic system, the ZRR3,…

Robotic sorter lends hand to Chinese recycler

China – Robotic sorting specialist ZenRobotics of Finland and recycling company Jiangsu LVHE Environmental Technology are to launch what is…

Sorting systems major alive to Gulf region’s potential

Global – TOMRA Sorting is counting down to the Arabplast 2017 trade show taking place at the Dubai World Trade…

Hydro and Austin AI in automotive alloy sorting link-up

United States – Norwegian aluminium company Hydro has signed a co-operation agreement with sensor-based sorting equipment specialist Austin AI Inc….

Third arm to make sorting robot even smarter

Global – ZenRobotics, the Finnish company behind smart sorting technology for the recycling industry, has introduced the latest upgrades to…

UniSensor unveils sorting revolution from “outer space”

Germany – From afar, the Powersort 360 produced by German firm UniSensor more closely resembles an alien spaceship than a…

Portugal embracing ‘hi-tech’ sorting systems for plastics

Portugal – ‘Plastic packaging sent to our recycling plants has seen a peak since around 2010,’ João Letras of Portugal’s…

NRT takes plug-and-play optical sorters to IFAT

United States – The upcoming IFAT 2016 trade show in Munich will see many suppliers launching their latest innovations in…