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Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 00:00
There are many innovative ways to give a new life to the end-of-life tyres - in a way which is profitable both to the waste handler and the environment. This introductive article gives a big picture about this relatively new business area. Recycling used tyres is a global challenge. In the United States alone, an average of 250 million tyres are discarded as waste annually. The figure is the same for Europe, and in Australia it is 48.5 million. Traditionally, used tyres have either been disposed of in landfills or incinerated for energy. However, the material extracted from used tyres could... + continue reading
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 00:00
Buying a waste shredder can be quite a challenging rehearsal. There are plenty of technologies and manufacturers and all claim to provide the best solution. The needs of today can change quickly and nobody wants to end up finding out having invested a lot of money in a machine that is not fit for purpose. We'd like to bring up some aspects worth considering when buying a shredder. I need to buy shredder… but what kind? Today’s market is overwhelmed by different kinds of shredders, grinders, fast-speed, slow-speed, chippers, pre-shredders, primary shredders, tub... + continue reading
Friday, March 29, 2013 - 02:45
Building on the success of its extremely popular 'Gx Series' compactors, international landfill and waste management equipment specialist Tana has released it's new 'E-Series range of landfill compactors.
Friday, August 17, 2012 - 00:00
Copper has been recycled ever since ancient times. It is said that the Colossus of Rhodes was made of copper, but unfortunately it was recycled and used to make other copper objects. However, it was easier for the ancient recyclers to re-use copper– you could just melt it.   These days, recycling copper is much more complicated, as the precious metal is often encased in plastics or other synthetics. Submarine power cable, which is an interesting source of recycled copper, may have a diameter of 150 mm, of which 100 mm is copper. The rest is hard and durable plastics. In order to... + continue reading
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 00:00
This question should be the number one priority on your list. The waste fraction may differ, but knowing the costs of your shredding operations is crucial when it comes to creating a profitable waste shredding business.   Generally speaking, the costs can be divided into   Machinery acquisition costs Fuel expenses Maintenance costs Operator wages   I'm sure that you know exactly how much you have paid for your machinery and you have a good idea of how much an operator costs per hour. We also know the fuel price and typical maintenance costs... + continue reading
Monday, July 23, 2012 - 00:00
Is your yard filled with piles of tyres? And are you wondering what do with them? Many recycling companies and landfills are struggling with used tyres. tyres are among the largest and most problematic sources of waste and because of their shape and large volume they take up a lot of valuable space.  However, tyres are also one of the most reusable types of waste materials, as the rubber is very resilient and can be re-used in many ways.   Here are a few ideas on how you could sell your shredded tyres: Asphalt companies buy large quantities of shredded rubber crumbs to... + continue reading
Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 12:16
f you have, then you know how timeconsuming and irritating it is to sort out the jam. Not to mention the money that goes to the drain for every minute your process is down. Jamming usually occurs when you shred long materials, such as packaging or construction waste. These waste fractions often include long pieces of plastic and fibre fabrics that really love getting wrapped around your rotor. Experience has shown that this is especially a problem for shredders that have two rotors. How can you overcome this? One option would of course be turning down shredding jobs that may result in... + continue reading