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Academy gets an education in the benefits of baling

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Appleton Academy – an education provider based in Wyke – has recently invested in new waste baling equipment from Riverside Waste Machinery.

As Bradford’s first ‘all-through’ school, the establishment offers learning and development for children and young people from the age of 3 to 19 – and beyond.

The academy receives a wide range of deliveries – most of which are packaged in cardboard boxes – each week. It therefore seemed like the logical conclusion to begin handling the ‘waste’ in a ‘greener’ manner, believed John Wavell, estate manager at the school. And so the search for the right machine began.


Printing company returns to Riverside for baling needs

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Flexographic printing company RR Flexo has enhanced its recycling capabilities by further investing in new equipment from Riverside Waste Machinery.

No stranger to baling, the company has recently obtained a brand new RWM 450 HD machine, to deal with the large volumes of polythene waste produced by the firm on a daily basis.

Founded in 1982 by the two main shareholders Ron Dodd and Richard Green – hence the ‘RR’ in their name – the business has gone from strength to strength.


UNTHA XR shredder gears Fortress up for 2018 growth

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It’s only three months since the official opening of Fortress Recycling and Resource Management’s new £5m facility in Warwick. But already the team has successfully processed 6250 tonnes of ‘waste’, thanks to an UNTHA XR3000C shredder at the front-end of a sophisticated processing line.

And now, all eyes are on ‘what’s next’ for the system, as the ambitious organisation prepares for 2018 and beyond.

The Dry Mixed Recyclables plant – designed and supplied by Blue Southern – hit the headlines in October, when it was revealed that significant investment and some clever thinking had brought this site to life.


Mobile shredder supports Austrian firm’s passion for carbon neutral waste management

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An UNTHA XR mobil-e shredder is now operational at Struber Entsortgung in Kuchl, Austria, as the company prepares to expand its waste management capabilities.

Passionate about environmentally friendly waste treatment methods, Struber is no stranger to the resource industry. With a heritage spanning more than 50 years, the medium-sized family business specialises in waste management and disposal, recycling, street cleaning, demolition and earthworks.


Data centre equipment specialist opts to bale with Riverside

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Techbuyer – a global leader in the purchase, refurbishment and sale of IT equipment – has recently invested in a waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery, in an effort to continually reduce the amount of waste material it sends to landfill.

The RWM500 mill size machine supplied by the Boroughbridge-based provider is now being used to bale cardboard, which is then recycled.

Tom Reid, operations manager at Techbuyer, said: “Although this concept wasn’t completely new to us, our previous baler was second-hand, and not very reliable. When it came to choosing a new machine, we met with a number of manufacturers, and Riverside was the best by far.