Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Industrial Magnetics launches metal separation test facility

    February 17, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BOYNE CITY, Michigan – Industrial Magnetics, Inc., owner of the Javelin brand, is building a new, 6,000 square foot application testing facility for customers who are interested in the recovery or separation of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in recycling-related industries.

  • Bionic recycling centres, not as cool as Steve Austin

    January 24, 2020 by Eric Camirand

    Humans just slow the robots down

  • Add-on deep learning for sorting machines

    January 3, 2020 by SWR Staff

    Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched Gain, a deep learning-based sorting technology that enhances the performance of its sensor-based sorting machines. Rather than adding a new machine or line at the plant, the new Gain technology is an add-on option for

  • Robotic sorting

    November 29, 2019 by Eric Camirand

    The picks-per-minute illusion

  • Product Metals Sorting

    Fine metal sorting

    September 19, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling has launched the new X-TRACT X6 FINES for high-purity sorting of mixed non-ferrous metal fractions. The unprecedented technology was unveiled Aluminum USA, in Nashville, Tennessee.    X-TRACT X6 FINES detects and sorts small metal grains of almost

  • Single Stream Recyclers adds four robotic sorters

    July 1, 2019 by SWR Staff

    DENVER – Single Stream Recyclers (SSR) is adding four AMP Robotics Cortex single-robot systems (SRS) at its 100,000 square-foot facility in Sarasota. Florida. SSR recently unveiled its first installation of AMP systems at its state-of-the-art material recovery facility (MRF) in

  • Product Recycling Sorting

    Hot wash system

    May 30, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SMITHFIELD, Rhode Island — Manufacturers of food products and other packaging-intensive goods require large quantities of uniform reusable plastic granulates/flakes. When integrated into a new or existing plastics recycling line, hot wash systems from Herbold USA help processors meet this

  • Dual-robot intelligent sorter

    May 10, 2019 by SWR Staff

    DENVER – AMP Robotics Corp., a pioneer in artificial intelligence and robotics for the recycling industry, has launched its AMP Cortex dual-robot system (DRS) focused on material recovery in municipal solid waste, electronic waste, and construction and demolition. The AMP

  • News Sorting

    Waste Robotics gets funding to develop hi-tech sorting system

    March 11, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC – Waste Robotics will receive $1.4 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), to develop a sorting system that uses cutting-edge technology and artificial intelligence to separate commercial waste more efficiently. Waste Robotics aims to build a high-capacity, multi-arm

  • Saving recoverable glass

    January 4, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling has introduced AUTOSORT COLOR, a new machine which works in combination with AUTOSORT LASER to separate glass from municipal solid waste (MSW) with unprecedented effectiveness. Even though it is common to collect glass waste separately, a significant