Metal Packaging Recycling Rates

The latest data from the UK Environment Agency’s National Packaging Waste Database for quarter 2 2020 shows a 9.7% rise on quarter 1 2019 in the tonnage of recycled and recovered Used Beverage Cans (UBCs) and metal packaging. However, whereas the recycled tonnage of aluminium packaging has steadily increased over the period, there has been…

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New elctrostatic separator door open

The launch of the new Bunting ElectroStatic Separator is in response to enhanced material separation requirements in the recycling, plastics and minerals industries.  The ElectroStatic Separator uses tungsten electrode wire to generate electrostatic charges to separate dry liberated particles.  The new technology significantly broadens separation capabilities, opening up new opportunities for recovering materials from waste…

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High inensity magnetic separator

Around 50% of copper used in Europe is obtained from recycling rather than newly mined ore (International Copper Study Group – ICSG). Indeed, copper is widely regarded as one of most recycled engineering metals with much of the world’s globally mined copper, some 0.32 trillion kilogrammes, still in circulation. In a typical home there is…

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magnet manufacturers uk

Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting has constructed a new recycling test facility at their manufacturing operation in Redditch.  Initially, the facility will house two models of Stainless-Steel Magnetic Separator and an Eddy Current Separator. New Recycling Test Facility “We are seeing an increase in the number of controlled material tests,”…

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magnetic pulley

A visit from Scott Golland and Richard Hollis from Skip Hire Magazine provided us with an ideal opportunity to update them on exciting developments at our Redditch plant.  Following announcing a 25% growth in sales in 2018 on 2017, we have started the year strongly with three (3) orders for Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators. “We’ve always…

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Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators

Orders for 3 SSSC model Stainless Steel Separators The success of 2018 flowed into January 2019 with three orders for SSSC model Stainless Steel Magnetic Separators.  All three orders are for different customers with specific metal separation objectives. “This is a fantastic way to start 2019,” said Dave Hills, Head of Sales.  “Interest in the…

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Recycling Bins

The waste and recycling industry has never had a higher profile. Sadly, a great deal of the media coverage has been negative, especially regarding plastic waste. The backlash from the general public has sparked politicians in London and Brussels to take action. New recycling targets have been set. A war on plastic waste has been declared. However, the…

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eddy current systems

2nd of 5 Technical Articles: Reviewing Eddy Current Separator Performance More is always better.  Or is it?  In the second of our technical articles reviewing the design of Eddy Current Separators, we look at the importance of the number of magnetic poles.  Does a magnetic rotor with 42 magnetic poles enable a better separation than…

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Vibratory Feeder Recycling Lives

The 2018 Recycle Week takes place between the 24th and 30th September.  Originally conceived 15 years ago, Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, organised by WRAP under the Recycle Now brand.  To celebrate Recycle Week we want to highlight 4 projects where we have helped recycling companies either recover metals or cleanse recycled materials…

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