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How a Food Waste Separator Makes Disposing of Leftovers Easier

A food waste separator makes it easy to dispose of leftovers and scraps of food. This machine is usually equipped with an auger that pushes the waste into the separator unit itself. Various shaped paddles and rods in the separator press the food waste through screens. The separated material drops out as a slurry, with […]

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Reuse Old Materials by Applying These Furniture Recycling Ideas

When the time comes to replace your kitchen, why not reuse (repurpose) old materials by applying these furniture recycling ideas/ tips? It’s tempting to just throw the existing cabinets away and start from scratch. That’s not only unnecessary, it’s wasteful. That’s because the majority of kitchen cabinet materials are non-recyclable. This creates a significant problem […]

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World Recycling Statistics – Top 5 List of Recycling Countries 2018

World recycling statistics supplied by governments vary in how they classify and record recycling rates, so we provide our Top 5 List of Recycling Countries 2018, as adjusted recycling rates to reveal the true top recycling nations. Additionally, recycling rates are also a delusion for a number of countries which after adjustment are shown to […]

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All Waste Technologies Demonstrator Projects Now Signed

Broken Link Repair – Updated and Repaired Link to the Wikipedia Article Citation (Reference 6: “Demonstrator Projects Now Signed” on the page devoted to the UK (Defra) New Technologies Demonstrator Programme) Quick Answer and Link: If you have arrived from Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Technologies_Demonstrator_Programme#The_scheme) the quick link to an updated copy of that original article cited is […]

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Autoclaving of Municipal Solid Waste

Municipal Solid Waste Autoclaving is one of the waste treatment process that is being used to pre-treat waste, and it is often applied to the residual waste after all recycling has been done. Howqever, it can also be used before recycling, and when this is done it helps by reducing volumes, shrinking all plastic film, […]

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What Is a Dirty MRF? And Why They Are Being Phased Out Throughout the EU

To anyone that hears the term Dirty MRF (pronounced “murf”) it sounds vaguely unpleasant, maybe even insulting. Perhaps, when you first heard it spoken you thought the person who said it must have been struck by a speech impediment! There are currently two types of Material Recycling Facilities (MRFs). These are known as a clean […]

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