Issue 05/2020


Online format of World Recycling Convention



Profitably closing the plastics cycle



A compact-format supply unit



Virtual meetings?

Dear Readers,New normality – lately a frequently used word, under which everyone imagines something different. In fact, there were and are many good reasons to meet other people. The exchange of new...


recovery spotlight

metal recovery

waste recovery


A compact-format supply unit

Dust binding using water fog is a complex task for many industries in the mineral resources industry. Health-endangering dust must be reduced in tunnel and underground engineering, and in coal mining....

Secondary shredder

ANDRITZ launches the new ADuro S shredder

ANDRITZ Recycling has recently introduced their new ADuro S shredder – the latest member of the ADuro product line for recycling shredders. With a rotor width of up to 3200 mm, the capacity of the...


plastics recovery

New VARISORT+ sorting system

Profitably closing the plastics cycle

A majority of the plastic that exists will be used just once and will not be recycled. In Europe, only about 30 % of the plastic produced in 2017 went on to be recycled. Enormous amounts of plastic...

Packaging with a Future

Joint commitment to sustainable packaging

ENGEL is committed to greater sustainability of plastic packaging. In collaboration with six other companies from the Austrian packaging industry, the injection moulding machine manufacturer founded...


paper recovery

Homogeneous structure

New PU conveyor belts for recycling applications

Nitta has expanded its product line of thermoplastic polyurethane (PU) conveyor belts. The material is exceptionally resistant to grease, oils and chemicals. The PU belts are highly flexible, easy to...


agricultural waste recovery

wood recovery

Product range expanded

New TSS 390 single shaft shredder

Terex Ecotec, is expanding its shredding range with the introduction of the TSS 390, a robust and versatile single shaft, slow speed shredder.


battery recovery

Battery recycling

High growth rates due to electromobility

As a result of the future prospects for electromobility, the market outlook for battery cells is extremely good. In a current market report, the well-known „World Economic Forum“ assumes that for the...