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Global manufacturer introduces baling to business

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A global manufacturer of exhaust gas control systems has installed a mill-sized waste baler on its UK site, as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to boost recycling levels.

The RWM400 machine – supplied by North East-based ATK Equipment – is now being used to bale the large volumes of plastic and polythene waste materials handled by the GT Emissions Systems factory.

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Riverside introduces dedicated compacting division

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Renowned recycling equipment specialist Riverside Waste Machinery has announced the launch of a dedicated compacting division, on the back of rising customer demand.

For more than 20 years the North Yorkshire headquartered engineering team has become renowned for its UK supply and servicing of waste balers. But as the company’s industry presence has grown, so too has the variety of technology offered.

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Lancashire Waste boosts SRF production capacity with new UNTHA shredders

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Alternative fuel production specialist Lancashire Waste Recycling has halved plant wear costs and further boosted manufacturing capacity with an investment in its sixth UNTHA shredder.

The firm has been making a high-specification Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) at its Fleetwood site since it was established in 2013. An UNTHA XR2000 pre-shredder fed two TR3200s secondary shredders, to produce a renewable energy source for the cement industry.

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Raymond Blanc hotel closes food waste loop with Rocket Composter

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Raymond Blanc’s Michelin-starred luxury hotel and restaurant Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons has invested in composting and food waste drying technology from Macclesfield-headquartered Tidy Planet, helping the site to compost 94% of its annual food waste.

The A1200 Rocket Composter is the waste solutions provider’s third largest machine and can handle up to 2.5 tonnes of food or organic wastes per week. It will be located next to the iconic restaurant’s gardens and process the kitchen’s food and other compostable wastes, plus the site’s horticultural wastes.

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British agricultural business gives Riverside the seal of approval

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Cranswick Gourmet Bacon – a leading and innovative British supplier of premium meat – has invested in an RWM400 galvanised baler from Riverside Waste Machinery, to deal with its cardboard and plastic waste more effectively.

Established in the 1970’s, Cranswick plc began life as a quality pig feed manufacturer, but – through shrewd investment, organic growth and continuous product development and innovation – the company has become one of the country’s largest producers of pigs.

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UNTHA shredder completes industry-first plant for AD and blood plastics

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The UK’s first category-3 licensed waste plant able to transform AD and blood plastics into a clean secondary material for remanufacturing is in its final stages of commissioning. And the pioneering facility promises to be zero waste from day one.

The 4-acre site in East Yorkshire is a joint venture between Recyk and Meplas.

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Zero Waste to Landfill business boosts RDF capabilities with UNTHA shredder

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A third-generation family-run business that achieved Zero Waste to Landfill over thirteen years ago, has further boosted its commitment to the environment with an RDF shredder from UNTHA.

Based in Staffordshire, briers has had a genuine eco-conscience since it was established exactly 80 years ago back in 1939 by William Briers. But as the forty strong team continues to handle even more commercial and industrial (C&I) waste – as well as dry mixed recycling (DMR) plus other heavy materials – an alternative fuel production system was sought to strengthen the company’s efficiency and waste handling capabilities.

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Wetherby Group invests in new baling technology

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Wetherby Group – a renowned manufacturer of performance building products – has installed a new compact waste baler at its UK site, as the organisation continues to expand.

The RWM75 machine has been supplied by North-Yorkshire headquartered Riverside Waste Machinery, following Wetherby Group’s decision to upgrade its existing equipment.

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ESA welcomes momentum for reducing waste and boosting recycling

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The UK’s waste and recycling sector has today responded to the publication of the summary of responses to the Resources and Waste Strategy consultations.

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), which represents the resources and waste industry, has welcomed the strong support for measures to reduce waste and boost recycling, and urged the incoming Prime Minister to show bold leadership in delivering change.

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