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Tyre Bales a Revolutionary Use for Old Car Tyres – PAS 108 Explained

Advantages of BSI PAS 108 Tyre Bales: A New Sustainable Use for a Problem Waste A simple act by WRAP in 2008 revolutionised the use of tyre bales in UK civil engineering and landscape applications, sustainably using this material where otherwise resources would be wasted at their disposal. It will be obvious to our Wastersblog […]

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What is a Waste Transfer Station and Inside MRFs and MBTs

What is a Waste Transfer Station? Well, let us explain Waste Transfer Stations, were once simply depots, often not even roofed where the dust carts (now called Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCVs)) would return after collecting each load of rubbish for their bin collection rounds. The RCVs would, and still do deposit their 3 to 5 […]

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The Biggest Waste Management Companies in the UK: An In-depth Look

The realm of waste management has grown tremendously over the years, and turning into a multi-billion-pound industry for the two biggest companies. The United Kingdom, in particular, has seen its waste management sector blossom due to the ever-increasing demand for efficient, environmentally friendly waste disposal and recycling services. This article delves into the biggest waste […]

Sustainable Food Waste Recycling with Seditank

Sustainable Food Waste Recycling Solutions: Eliminating Grit and Plastics with the Seditank

This article is all about sustainable food waste recycling solutions which can be achieved by eliminating grit and plastics from the organic soup output of the Twister™ and Seditank™ depackaging machinery manufactured, supplied and serviced by the Drycake™ company. The sustainable solutions considered to be the aim of the recycling/ waste processing plant operators are: […]

Mechanical MSW Processing

Mechanical MSW Processing – AI Sorting Technology, Organics, and the Shredding Phase-Out

Understanding Mechanical MSW Processing the use of AI Sorting Technology, the increasing importance of organic waste, and the action necessary to enable a phasing-out of all existing shredding and milling technology is more important than ever before. The world of waste management and recycling is evolving rapidly and with it, the technology used to process […]

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Food Waste Depackaging Equipment Suppliers and Technologies

The use of Food Waste Depackaging Equipment is becoming more popular as governments raise national requirements for organic waste recycling and seek to address the climate emergency. But which type of equipment is right for your facility, and who are the suppliers? If you have a large-scale food processing operation, there is little doubt that […]

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Getting Equipment Insurance

Getting equipment insurance may seem like a chore when it is time to buy it. It’s difficult to find someone who enjoys paying for insurance. However, insurance is one of the necessary aspects of a business as it ensures the protection of the owners in the event of unforeseen events. If you have a company […]

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List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England – Materials Recovery Facilities Known Also as Recycling Centres

We have devoted this page to providing a list of materials recovery facilities in England. Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are also often referred to as Recycling Centres, Waste Processing Sites, Household Waste Facilities, Waste Pre-Treatment Centres, Materials Facilities etc. Their purpose is to remove as much waste as possible, for recycling. They are in effect, pre-treatment centres […]

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WRAP Launches New Municipal MRF Search Tool

The Waster is often asked for a list of UK MRFs so the announcement made in our article below should, at the very least have provided a UK municipal MRF search tool with a list of addresses and operator names. This is a glaring gap in the available information on these plants in Britain. Scroll […]