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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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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CARS 2018

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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Tyre recycling system

Successfully removing metal from rubber (originating from the metal wire in a tyre) when recycling tyres is critical, especially as rogue metal can cause injury to horses and children who run and play on the recovered rubber crumb.  Although each tyre recycling plant is different, here is a guide to the common types and location…

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bvse

Bunting has joined bvse-Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung (The German Federal Association for Secondary Raw Materials and Disposal). The bvse provides a voice for companies involved in the collection, processing, marketing, recovery, recycling and environmentally-friendly disposal of waste. “Being a member of the bvse ensures that we are aware of the latest changes in any recycling-related…

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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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Waste Electrical Equipment

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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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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