The annual Waste 2020 Conference which was scheduled for 5-7 May in Coffs Harbour has been cancelled with Impact Environment conference convenor Greg Freeman advising the industry yesterday.
The Shark compactor is as tough and sturdy as the name suggests. Wood-framed furniture and hard plastics are no match for the compactor. Neither are softer, difficult to manipulate materials such as insulation bats and large pieces of cardboard.
Method Recycling has introduced the Method Twenty to its product family. It’s a 20L bin designed with the same practical design elements of the 60s; this time with smaller spaces in mind.
Many waste materials require tailored, task-specific recycling processes. Furthermore, many waste operators require a machine that can be used to pre-shred material, for secondary shredding, for small particle size shredding in one pass and for in-line systems.
Bailing material efficiently and at maximum capacity is a priority for many facilities dealing with large amounts of recyclable products. And with container refund schemes (CRS) being rolled out across most states in Australia, millions of containers are being collected for reuse and recycling – increasing the need for good processes.
Waste levies continue to rise throughout Australia as governments and councils are working to reduce waste to landfill and increase recycling rates.
In the EU, waste is known as white gold, yet in Australia and many other developed countries, too much waste still gets tipped into landfill, despite having the potential to do so much more.
The first UNTHA XR shredder is now operational in Melbourne following a 15,000km journey from Austria.