New systems: Murphy Road Recycling
Murphy Road Recycling has begun installation of a new single-stream system in Berlin, Connecticut, with the latest optical sorting technology and glass cleanup system. The system will reduce Connecticut’s out-of-state landfilling and find new markets for glass.
New systems: Rockland Green
Rockland Green of Rockland County, New York, has chosen Van Dyk to supply a modernized dual-stream sorting system with a fully automated fiber recovery line, a fully automated container line and new baling and glass recovery equipment. The MRF is scheduled to operate in mid-2022.
New systems: Waste Management
Waste Management currently is installing a single -stream system in Houston. Pictured is a nonwrapping office and newspaper screen (440 screen) and an optical sorter for fiber cleanup. The system is scheduled to be operational in early 2022.
New systems: Edco Lemon Grove
Ingenuity was required to fit this large single-stream system into its small footprint. Startup is complete, and the system is fully operational.
New systems: Atlantic Coast Fibers
Atlantic Coast Fibers chooses Van Dyk for a large system built to sort dual-stream material but also is capable of processing single-stream material. The system includes an elliptical screen and automated container line to recover polyethylene terephthalate (PET), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP). The paper line will alternate shifts of mixed paper and single stream and include screens and optical sorters for cleaning up fiber and targeting cardboard.
Retrofits: Prince George’s County, Maryland MRF
The Prince George’s County material recovery facility (MRF) completed a large retrofit with an all-new control system and container line. It now recovers PET, HDPE-Natural, HDPE-Color and PP instead of just mixed one through seven plastics.
WestRock retrofitted two of its MRF locations in Portland and Louisville. Pictured is the latest optical sorting technology with DeftAir and a disc spreader to properly prepare the material for intelligent sorting.
Mazza Recycling wins NWRA award
Mazza Recycling of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, wins the National Waste & Recycling Association’s Recycling Facility of the Year award. This marks the fourth time in five years a Van Dyk system has won this award.
ReSource Center passes acceptance testing
The ReSource Center project in Santa Barbara County, California, passes acceptance testing. The municipal solid waste system captures recyclables and organics to divert them from the landfill. The MRF, an anaerobic digestor and a composter are all on one site.
Upgrades to latest technology
Van Dyk is upgrading its customers all over the country to the latest version of Tomra’s Autosort, with 164 units sold or installed by Van Dyk this year. Pictured are Willimantic Waste and TFC Recycling.
A Bollegraaf baler comes together at the factory. Customers upgrading to HBC-140s this year include Edco Lemon Grove, Grand Central Recycling, Fontana Recycling and two Pioneer Recycling locations .
A new HBC120 installed at TFC Recycling and at the city-owned MRF in Phoenix will bale containers only, making perfectly shaped, dense plastic and metal bales while delivering the hallmark benefits of a Bollegraaf: cost savings on maintenance, electrical and wire usage. Currently 119 models of Bollegraaf 120, 120S or 120M balers are in operation in North America.
Republic Plano adds an Autosort to eject browns and film from its fiber line to make the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries specifications for #56 fiber. It also includes a film extraction system to whisk away film and dust. The addition will reduce labor on the QC line.
Seven Autosort Flake units supplied
Van Dyk supplied seven Autosort Flake units to Mohawk Industries, RePET and Evergreen for sorting plastic flake.
Van Dyk Technology & Material Test Center
Van Dyk’s Technology & Material Test Center helps brand owners determine if their products are in accordance with the Association of Plastic Recyclers’ guidelines for packaging recycling. Over a dozen tests have been performed this year and have included PET, HDPE, PP bottles, black plastic bottle recognition, flexible pouches, food trays and aluminum bottles and cans.
Brand new technology in the Test Center
The Technology and Material Test Center is now equipped with five optical sorting machines, including a Flake Sorter, the latest version of the Autosort, a Fines sorter and an X-ray unit. Test one of these machines by contacting Van Dyk at 203-967-1100.
Now representing HAAS shredders
Van Dyk is now representing HAAS Shredder technology. A HAAS Tyron mobile unit is touring North America providing demo sessions. Schedule yours by calling 203-967-1100.
Newest technology for E-Scrap sorting
Van Dyk has sold two e-Scrap sorting systems this year, which include the latest Autosort Fines machines.
The Edco site also installed a source-separated organics machine to comply with California State legislation (SB1383). The machine liberates and screens pre- and postconsumer packaged food waste into a clean food slurry for anaerobic digestion and composting.
BeeFoam for dust control
BeeFoam has proven very effective for dust suppression at C&D and otherwise excessively dusty facilities. Installations have been done at E.L. Harvey & Sons, Inc., New England Recycling and USA Recycling.
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