Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Fats, oil and grease separation

    June 25, 2020 by SWR Staff

    LANSING, West Virginia – Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla, reports its installed base is expanding beyond its traditional wastewater treatment and grease trap waste hauling sectors and into the biodiesel production, anaerobic digestion, food processing and water reclamation

  • Automated sorting technologies

    June 10, 2020 by SWR Staff

    Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched two new products – a new generation of its Autosort technology and Autosort Speedair, and also outlined plans for the forthcoming launch of a third new solution, Autosort Cybot. The new Autosort is an ultra-compact

  • Product Equipment

    Heavy-duty knife granulators

    June 5, 2020 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    SMITHFIELD, Rhode Island — SMS Series granulators from Herbold USA are heavy-duty knife granulators designed for challenging applications that require high throughput capacities. Eight models are available with throughputs from 440 – 17,600 lbs. per hour. A removable deflection wedge

  • Robotics leasing program

    May 29, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    DENVER – AMP Robotics Corp. has a new lease program to make AI and robotics even more accessible to recycling businesses facing operational and economic challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic. “The challenging operating environment for recycling businesses brought on

  • Product Carts

    Bear-resistant carts

    May 21, 2020 by SWR Staff

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee (IGBC) has granted its certification to Toter for its 64- and 96-gallon Bear Tough Carts. The IGBC approval verifies that the commercially available products have met minimum standards related to the amount

  • Low rider front loader

    April 30, 2020 by SWR Staff

    DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois – Refuse truck body manufacturer Heil has launched the Half/Pack LowRider Front Loader. The LowRider front loader is a next-generation design suited for commercial and residential applications. The LowRider is based on a lower-profile DuraPack body that

  • Product Equipment

    New crushers for concrete and aggregate recycling

    April 14, 2020 by SWR Staff

    GALION, Ohio – Eagle Crusher Company has multiple new plants on offer. Aggregate producers will be especially interested in the new Raptor cone crusher line, allowing customers to utilize Eagle Crusher equipment across all aspects of the crushing process, no

  • Product Metals Sorting

    Aluminum sorting technology

    April 7, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s X-Ray Transmission (XRT) technology with its X-TRACT and X-TRACT X6 FINES units efficiently separates aluminum and aluminum alloys from heavy metals. The XRT technology facilitates the classification process and optimizes the efficiency of sorting secondary aluminum raw

  • Outdoor reverse vending machine

    February 26, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    Shelton, Conn. — Tomra of North America has extended its Standalone line of durable reverse vending machines (RVMs) with the introduction of the Tomra S1 concept. Designed for outdoor use in or under a sheltered area, the S1 concept can

  • Recycled plastic shower pans

    January 21, 2020 by SWR Staff

    DENVER – More than 19 million plastic bottles have been repurposed into thousands of pre-sloped and tile-ready shower pan systems since 2015 by QuickDrain USA. Made of extruded rigid PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic foam, the shower pans and panels are