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Simon Ellin to retire from Recycling Association

Simon Ellin to retire from Recycling Association

THE Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin has announced his intention to retire from the role. He will leave the Association in March 2023. Simon joined the Independent Waste Paper Producers as commercial director in 2009 and in 2011 replaced David Symmers as chief executive of both The Recycling Association and IWPP following David’s retirement....

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Resources and waste workers urged to help measure sector’s health and safety culture

Resources and waste workers urged to help measure sector’s health and safety culture

THE Environmental Services Association (ESA) has urged people working across the UK’s recycling and waste management sector to participate in a short online survey to provide a “temperature check” on the health of the sector’s health and safety culture. The H&S Culture Survey is being run independently, on ESA’s behalf, by SNAP surveys and asks...

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August Skip Chick Jill is definitelyon the ball…

August Skip Chick Jill is definitelyon the ball…

SHE’S in the running to be Jack Grealish’s biggest fan as well as our Skip Chick of the Month. Welcome Jill Dodds of Increase Computers Ltd. Hi! Please introduce yourself to Skip Hire Mag’s readers.I’m Jill Dodds, I’m 36 and I work at Increase Computers Ltd in Gateshead. Excellent. Tell us about the business –...

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TOMRA Recycling’s new eBook makes the case for robotic sorting and explores the mechanics of recycling robots

TOMRA Recycling’s new eBook makes the case for robotic sorting and explores the mechanics of recycling robots

Choosing the right combination of optical sorters with robotic arm and valve block ejectors delivers two powerful robot options to boost recovery of targeted materials ROBOTIC technology in the recycling industry is evolving rapidly, particularly in the realm of optical sorting. Drawing from deep datasets, optical sorters which use different ejection methods can process material...

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UNTHA shredder at the heart of Meplas plastic recycling operation

UNTHA shredder at the heart of Meplas plastic recycling operation

BESPOKE plastic recycling company, Meplas, has invested in an LRK1400 shredder from UNTHA UK, to process the 600-tonnes-per-month of hard and soft plastics it receives from the UK’s post-industrial manufacturing outlets, at its facility in East Yorkshire. The single-shaft, high-torque machine will enable Meplas to meet its 1.5-tonnes-per-hour processing requirements for hard plastics – in...

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Binn Group buys out neighbouring Perth metals business

Binn Group buys out neighbouring Perth metals business

SCOTTISH resource management company Binn Group has bought over long-established David Band Metals in Perth, consolidating the group’s place as the principal metals business in Perth and Kinross. The takeover was seen as an obvious move for Binn Group which operates a growing scrap metal reprocessing centre just several hundred yards from Band’s premises in...

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A triumphant return for Hydroscand

A triumphant return for Hydroscand

AFTER two years, Hydroscand are hugely excited to be exhibiting again at Hillhead 2022 in June.They will be at Stand PB8, where they will be promoting their HoseExpress mobile hose service and showcasing hoses and products for the quarrying, construction and recycling industries, including: High pressure hydraulic hoses, High temperature hoses, Fuel hoses, Thermoplastic hoses,...

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Refuse collections are ‘as easy as ABC’

Refuse collections are ‘as easy as ABC’

IMPRESSIVE reliability combined with positive feedback from crews and customer-focused parts back-up all help to explain why waste and recycling managers at Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council are delighted to be running another six Mercedes-Benz refuse collection vehicles. The 26-tonne Econics were supplied by MBNI Truck & Van of Newtownabbey. It worked closely...

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Standing the test of time with IQR

Standing the test of time with IQR

IT has been a year since IQR Systems installed their static IQR FH1800 static shredder at the site of one of their customers, and the machinery has really been proving its worth. The machine is fed by a loading shovel and 360 degree material handler, and they are averaging 46T/hr on shredding waste wood grades...

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