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Furniture manufacturer invests in Riverside baler

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Eximious Furniture Limited has invested in a new RWM75 waste baler to tackle the amount of waste it produces daily.

Handling three different material streams – cardboard, plastic and metal paint tins – this vertical compact baling press from Riverside Waste Machinery is significantly reducing the volume of unwanted packaging held in the company’s 1700 sq.m factory.

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UNTHA’s latest engineering feat creates waves in Europe

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The newest engineering development released by UNTHA Shredding Technology has started to take Europe by storm, with 10 units of sales recorded in less than six months.

The X-Cutter (XC) system for the XR waste shredder was first revealed at the IFAT event in Munich, this May. Designed to achieve the next generation of performance for single-step SRF shredding – or provide a direct replacement for existing high-speed shredders – it can transform varied input wastes ranging from waste wood through to pulper ropes.

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M&M Waste Solutions has sights on recycling boost with UNTHA shredder

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Oxfordshire-based M&M Waste Solutions looks set to boost its recycling recovery rates in 2019, thanks to the installation of a new UNTHA shredder.

The 46-year-old business is a well-known name in the resource sector, with a history spanning coal distribution, skip hire and – most recently – end-to-end waste collection, management and treatment, at the firm’s MRF in Cassington.

Now handling 150,000 tonnes of materials each year M&M sought to further boost its approach to recycling as it looks to the future.

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UK Waste-to-Energy specialist opens door to cutting-edge energy-optimisation tech

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Macclesfield-based Tidy Planet is bringing the latest Waste-to-Energy boiler technology – the Artificial Vision System (AVS) – to the UK business landscape.

The news of food waste expert Tidy Planet’s partnership with Valencian-headquartered Sugimat – being the sole distributor of their industry-leading boilers – was announced earlier in the year. And the next chapter of this relationship is now seeing the firm unveil the new intelligent boiler monitoring and control system in Britain.

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UNTHA XR shredders aid closed loop recycled paper production

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Two UNTHA XR waste shredders are now in operation for VPK Packaging Group in continental Europe, shredding pulped ropes as part of a closed loop paper production process.

Renowned for manufacturing 900,000 tonnes of paper per year from 100% recycled materials, VPK’s mill in Dendermonde, Belgium and Blue Paper Mill, co-owned with Klingele Papierwerke, in Strasbourg, France, naturally generate a waste by-product including complex pulper ropes.

This multifaceted 1:3 metal and plastic material was previously treated off site by a third party. However, the new shredding investment means that both sites can now process the waste themselves to manufacture an alternative fuel for their own energy generation.

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