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Record UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Rate

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The aluminium packaging recycling rate in the United Kingdom rose to a record high of 56% in 2019, up from 52% in 2018 (Environment Agency data published by National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD and reported on the Alupro website). The business recycling target of 61% was also exceeded by 2%. The amount of aluminium packaging…

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A Great Recycling History

Historical Recycling

There has never been a greater focus on recycling and reusing waste materials. Many experts claim that our waste problem is related to the modern ‘throw-away’ society. Convenience, aligned to our busy lifestyle, has driven up the need for quicker and easily-accessible goods. However, much can be learnt from our past. Despite the modern day…

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Metal Recovery from Electric Vehicles

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Mining the Urban Environment The anticipated global increase in production and consumption of electronic goods and electric vehicles puts a huge strain on raw material reserves. Subsequently, the focus has turned from mining raw materials to reclaiming, reusing and recycling secondary materials. This is known as ‘Mining the Urban Environment’. The strategic nature of critical…

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Special Offers for Global Recycling Day

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The Global Recycling Foundation created the Global Recycling Day in 2018 to help recognise and celebrate the importance recycling plays in preserving our precious primary resources and securing the future of our planet.  They state that ‘It is a day for the world to come together and put the planet first’. In 2020, Global Recycling…

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Bunting at IERC 2020

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Bunting is exhibiting at the 19th International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC) in Salzberg, Austria (21-24 January 2020). At the congress, the Bunting team will be helping electronics waste recycling companies introduce and improve metal separation in terms of recovery and purity. IERC 2020 is the electronics recycling industry’s leading event, bringing together recycling professionals from…

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Maximising Non-Ferrous Metal Separation

Non-ferrous Metal Separation

There is an ever-growing demand to maximise the recovery or removal of metal from waste, especially non-ferrous.  The economic viability of many recycling plants is based upon their ability to successfully recover valuable metals such as aluminium.  In operations processing waste plastics, successful recycling is not possible without removing the ferrous and non-ferrous metal contamination. …

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Metal Recovery Technology at Ecomondo 2019

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Technology to recover ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless-steel metal from waste and secondary materials is the focus on stand A2 008 at the green technology expo Ecomondo 2019 (Rimini, Italy 5-8 November 2019). “Reusing waste material is only possible after segregation and separation,” explained Simon Ayling, Bunting’s European Managing Director.  “Our focus is designing, developing and…

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Metal Separation Attracts Visitors at RWM19

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Visitors to RWM19 heard and then saw metal being separated on Bunting’s stand P1 as soon as they walked into the show. “Visitors to the RWM19 exhibition wanted to see equipment in action. The clattering noise of separating metal was enough to ignite their imagination and draw them to the stand,” explained Adrian Coleman, the…

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Lab Equipment For University of Birmingham

Eddy Current Separator University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has purchased a laboratory-sized Eddy Current Separator and Drum Magnet modular system from Bunting-Redditch.  Students and professors undertaking research at the university will use the new Metal Separation Module to determine the recovery and recycling capabilities of a wide range of materials. The laboratory Metal Separation Module comprises of a Vibratory…

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