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Balcan technology boosts lamp recycling in Bulgaria

Bulgaria – Major bulb and lamp recycling systems supplier Balcan Engineering of the UK has completed its first installation in Bulgaria. Balcan has developed a system for e-scrap firm Eltechresource JSC that processes up to 1500 linear tubes per hour alongside the processing of other types of lamp and bulb.

The MP4000 bulb and lamp recycling plant incorporates the latest technology to recycle all parts of lamps. It features dual loading areas for both linear fluorescent lighting as well as whole and crushed lamps.

‘The installation of this equipment marks a significant step forward in the provision of safe and sustainable recycling in Bulgaria,’ states Balcan’s managing director Alistair Rinfret. He adds that Eltechresource ‘has taken the lead in investing in this equipment and can now offer a technologically advanced and proven recycling system to customers for all types of lighting which meets current legislation for the handling of e-scrap’.

According to Eltechresource’s Tihomir Bakalov, the system ‘enables us to provide our customers with a smart modern solution for recycling of waste lamps’. Balcan’s recycling equipment and technology is used throughout the world in the processing of more than 250 million lamps per year.

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