Once known as the “Egg Capital of the World,” the town of Petaluma, Calif. is where the egg incubator was invented. It also once had the world’s only drugstore meant exclusively for poultry. Continue Reading
The ton has done a lot of evolving over the past three decades. And to better manage the changing composition of incoming materials, EBI Environnement made major upgrades to its MRF last fall.
The Spanish word perdido translates to “lost,” so it’s fitting an advanced materials recovery facility has been built adjacent to Florida’s Perdido Landfill. The MRF is working to help the local community hold onto valuable commodities.
When Chad Hurley helped found YouTube in 2005, he likely had no idea the video-sharing website would later help his hometown tell the world about its new materials recovery facility.
An equipment upgrade at a Sherbrooke, Quebec materials recovery facility boosted the facility’s capacity from 14 tons per hour to 18 tons per hour and resulted in improved bale quality.
A new materials recovery facility in San Diego is sorting single-stream material from commercial and multi-family sources. Fibers and films make up a substantial portion of those streams, necessitating a specially built sorting system.
A newly opened materials recovery facility is employing a host of sortation technologies to separate curbside materials from households in one of America’s largest cities. Continue Reading