Waste & Recycling

Recycling Facilities, MRFs Equipment

  • News Recycling

    Cleanaway opens Perth Super MRF

    May 24, 2017 by SWR Staff

    Cleanaway has opened a new 50-tonne- per-hour Single Stream Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Perth, Western Australia. Designed, manufactured and installed by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) the facility, known as the Perth MRF, is able to process 250,000-tonnes-

  • Reality Cheque

    December 1, 2012 by Clarissa Morawski & Dan Lantz

    Single-stream recycling, now entering its second decade in Canada, seems to be gaining momentum. More and more municipalities are looking to single-stream recycling for its promise as a low cost, high-diversion solution to their waste diversion…

  • Stupid Things Waste & Recycling Companies Do

    December 1, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    An online column I posted this fall triggered a huge response, so I feel obliged to reproduce it in shortened form here.

  • Dream MRF

    October 1, 2012 by Barbara McConnell

    The “Dream” Recycling Plant

  • Construction & Demolition Waste

    April 1, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    The Countrywide Recycling Inc. (www.countrywiderecycling.ca) plant at 900 Nebo Road in Hamilton, Ontario is a 60,000 square foot indoor material recovery facility (MRF) that specializes in the recycling of renovation, construction and…

  • Environment and Waste Technology in the Netherlands

    December 1, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    In the second week of October, 2011, I had the privilege of joining a dozen or so other Canadian environment and waste industry professionals on a trade mission hosted by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. On the trip -— which lasted a week…

  • Feature Recycling

    C&D Recycling Plant

    December 1, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    Known as the Freshway Construction and Demolition Sortation Plant, Progressive Waste is located in the City of Vaughan near intersection of Highways 407 and 400. Situated on 10 acres, the plant — which officially opened its doors on June…

  • Feature Recycling

    Multihandler fuels Quebec alternative energy project

    June 1, 2011 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Maintaining kiln temperatures in excess of 1450° C makes energy a primary cost for cement manufacturing facilities. CQI (Ciment Québec Inc.) – one of the largest producers of Portland cement in Quebec ¿ is always on the…

  • Feature Recycling

    Balers 101

    April 1, 2011 by Pete Mulvany

    If you’re new to the world of recycling equipment, choosing the right baler can be daunting. Detailed specifications for balers are available online, but understanding how they apply to your situation can be a challenge. Here’s some information…

  • Waste Business Journal releases resource guide

    May 17, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The editors of Waste Business Journal are pleased to announce the latest release of the highly acclaimed Direc…