Waste & Recycling

  • TOMRA New York Recycling wins 2020 Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award

    December 29, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    SCHNECTADY, NY — TOMRA New York Recycling (TNYR) has been recognized with the 2020 Sustainability Leadership Award by the New York Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling (NYSAR3), in the “Private Sector” category. The honour was given in recognition of

  • TOMRA calls for global plastic action

    October 22, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    ASKER, Norway – TOMRA has backed calls for a United Nations treaty to address global plastic pollution. The Norway-headquartered company has signed an international corporate manifesto, The Business Call for a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution, which calls on governments

  • Reverse vending for soda cartridges

    October 7, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    SHELTON, Connecticut – SodaStream and Tomra are piloting a solution for in-store return of used CO2 cylinders. The goal is to make cylinder exchange more efficient for both retailers and SodaStream customers. Special SodaStream-branded reverse vending machines (RVMs) are now

  • Rugged reverse vending

    September 16, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    TOMRA has unveiled a solution for big-city recycling, the TOMRA S1 Rugged. Designed to withstand challenging weather conditions, this reverse vending machine (RVM) has been designed for returning drink containers for recycling in semi-outdoor, metropolitan locations. TOMRA S1 Rugged hits

  • Product Metals Separation

    Magnesium removal

    August 7, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    TOMRA has further enhanced X-TRACT units for magnesium removal, an x-ray-based solution which can separate magnesium from aluminum in products such as Zorba and Twitch. With consistently high purity rates of up to 99% being achieved in field tests, the

  • Andy Hollyer appointed CEO of TOMRA North America

    July 31, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    SHELTON, Connecticut – Andy Hollyer has been named the new president and CEO of TOMRA North America, Inc. and named senior vice-president and head of TOMRA Collection Solutions Americas. Hollyer has been with TOMRA for seven years and has held

  • Automated sorting technologies

    June 10, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    Tomra Sorting Recycling has launched two new products – a new generation of its Autosort technology and Autosort Speedair, and also outlined plans for the forthcoming launch of a third new solution, Autosort Cybot. The new Autosort is an ultra-compact

  • Product Metals Sorting

    Aluminum sorting technology

    April 7, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s X-Ray Transmission (XRT) technology with its X-TRACT and X-TRACT X6 FINES units efficiently separates aluminum and aluminum alloys from heavy metals. The XRT technology facilitates the classification process and optimizes the efficiency of sorting secondary aluminum raw

  • TOMRA shoots for 40 percent recycling of plastic packaging

    October 25, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    TOMRA has committed to enable 40 percent of plastic packaging produced globally each year to be collected for recycling by 2030. President and CEO Stefan Ranstrand made the announcement at Our Ocean conference held in Oslo on October 24, 2019.

  • TOMRA offers free digital products for reverse vending

    October 23, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    Shelton, Conn. — TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched a bundle of digital products free of charge for its reverse vending customers for smoother operations, richer reporting and greater shopper interactivity. Available for all new and existing retail customers, the Digital