Plastic Recycling

The Plastic Future

Plastic Waste

Over the last two years there has been an unprecedented backlash against single use plastics.  Despite the data and reports being readily available for decades, the general public’s awareness of the problems associated with plastic waste was ignited by Sir David Attenborough and the BBC’s Blue Planet television series.  Since then, public pressure has galvanized politicians…

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Bauma ’19 Attracts The Crowds

Bauma 2019

Bauma 2019 attracted more than 620,000 visitors from every continent on the planet.  From Monday April 8th through to Sunday April 14th, Bauma lived up to its reputation as ‘the largest construction machinery trade fair in the world’. “2019 was the first year that Bunting has exhibited,” said Dave Hills, Bunting’s Head of Sales.  “The…

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Bunting Exhibiting At Bauma

Bauma 2019

2019 marks the first time that Bunting Magnetics features as an exhibitor at Bauma 2019 (April 8-14, 2019).  The Bauma exhibition is one of the world’s leading trade fairs devoted to the mining, mineral processing, construction and recycling industries.  It is staged in Munich, Germany every three years. “With the addition of the Master Magnets…

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The Changing Face of Plastics Recycling

Plastic Recycling

The Big Story Headline in British Plastics & Rubber (Nov/Dec 18 Issue) The BBC’s Blue Planet II appeared on our television screen in September 2017.  The amazing documentary series highlighted the challenges faced by marine life and generated a global anti-plastic tidal wave that shows no sign of diminishing.  However, has our plastics recycling strategy actually changed? Since…

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3 Successful Plastics Recycling Projects for Recycle Week

Celebrating Recycling Success The theme of the 2018 Recycle Week (24-30 September)  is ‘Recycling. We do. Because it matters.’  Recycle Week is a celebration of recycling, organised by WRAP under the ‘Recycle Now‘ brand. Recycling has never been more prominent in the news, with managing plastic waste high on the agenda.  We work with many plastic recycling…

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3 Facts About Plastic Packaging Waste

Plastic Packaging Waste

Latest DEFRA Waste Recycling Data  There is a great deal of misinformation about plastic waste.  In this blog, we review three key facts relating to the latest DEFRA data (from 2016) on plastic packaging waste (published in February 2018). The Amount of Plastic Packaging Waste UK households generated 1,015,000 tonnes of plastic packaging waste in 2016.  This is…

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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 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 substance. Many governments,…

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Metal Recovery Focus at CARS 18

Metal Recovery Equipment on Show at CARS Exhibition At the CARS 2018 exhibition (11-12 July 2018, NAEC, Stoneleigh, UK), the focus on stand M6 will be on maximising the recovery of metal whilst also maintaining purity levels. The Complete Auto Recycling Show (CARS) is Europe’s premier event for auto recyclers and material processors. It is the only event…

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RWM Becomes Metal Separation Test Centre

Interactive Stand 5Q11 at RWM Visitor interaction is the theme of the Bunting stand at this year’s RWM (12-13 September, 2018, NEC, Birmingham, UK).  With their stand (5Q11) in prime-position opposite the entrance to the show, Bunting will invite visitors to take a lump of non-ferrous metal or stainless steel, place it on the belt of the…

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