Plastics

Metal Detectors Detecting More Than Treasure

Metal Detectors

Technology Keeping Waste Metal-Free The BBC television series Detectorists has significantly increased the public’s awareness of metal detectors, but many people remain unaware of their importance in the recycling of waste materials. Although the size and design of metal detector used in the recycling industry may be different to those used by the enthusiasts on the television…

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Defining Plastics Recyclability

Plastic Recycling

Global Definition of Recyclable Plastic Packaging and Products Released The global outcry of hostility against plastic products has been gathering momentum since the end of 2017 and, subsequently, politicians and governments have pledged to introduce measures to reduce plastic waste.   However, many of these new policies have been deemed to be popularist and lacking in…

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EcoVyn Reduce Plastic Waste by 94% with Bunting Magnets

Drawer Magnets

Magnetic Separators Remove Contamination from Plastic Waste EcoVyn Ltd has installed two Bunting Drawer Filter Magnets to remove ferrous metal contamination from plastic waste.  Since the installation of the magnetic separators, EcoVyn has reduced their waste by 94%. EcoVyn Ltd is at the forefront of PVC compounding and brings pioneering new technology to the market…

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Is Recycling in UK Reaching Crisis Point?

Troubled Times for the UK and European Recycling Sectors There appears to be a distinct disconnect between the political rhetoric and what is actually happening in the waste and recycling sector.  In the UK, Theresa May has pledged to eliminate plastic waste by 2042 and the European government has ‘declared war’ on plastic waste setting…

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Export Success at FIP Solution Plastique Exhibition

Bunting Magnetics Support BMS France at Plastics Show in France Dave Hills, Bunting Europe’s Head of Sales, was on the stand of local distributor, BMS France for the duration of the major annual international plastics exhibition, FIP Solution Plastique, held in Lyon, France between 13th and 16th June 2017.  Dave gave us this report: “Last…

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Recyclable Product Design is vital to meet Future Recycling Targets

Is Our Environmental Future Simply Down to Design? Technology that enables the separation of one or more materials from another has been essential even before the industrial revolution.  The more recent global necessity for the reclamation, reuse and recycling of materials has driven equipment developers to develop a wide range of separation systems to separate…

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Export Success for Bunting Magnetics at the K2016 Plastics Show

Bunting Magnetics Europe Has Most Successful Show Ever We surpassed all expectations when exhibiting at last month’s K2016 plastics show(19th and 26th October 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany). The trade fair K2016 presents the innovations of the international plastics and rubber industry and is held every 3 years in Germany.  The show is reported to be the…

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Meeting New Distributors at K2016

Metal Detector and Magnetic Separator Sales Growth in Plastics On stand G16 Hall 10 at the K2016 (19th – 26th October 2016, Dusseldorf, Germany) plastics exhibition, one of our [Bunting Magnetics] primary aims is to further expand out network of distributors and marketing agents. Day 1 at K2016 was very busy with a great deal…

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Twin Pole Overband Magnet Solution for Hanbury Plastics

Enhanced Ferrous Metal Separation from Bunting Magnetics Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd has worked closely with Hanbury Plastics Recycling (HPR) to provide a bespoke Magnetic Separation solution for metal separation. From their operation in Stoke-on-Trent, HPR specialise in creating high quality plastic feedstock materials, by sorting commingled commercial, industrial and post-consumer waste into separated polymer streams…

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