Optical sorting challenges and opportunities

Explore optical sorting solutions for the final stages of material separation in a MRF. Pain points in a MRF can cause great financial and logistical strain. By identifying those challenges operators are better equipped to seek the right solution for their needs. The...

Webinar: Robots, Optics, Air Jets, AI … oh my!

A guide to selecting the best sensor sorting method for your MRF Hiring and retaining labor have long been a challenge for MRF operators. Because of this, smart sensor and extraction technologies are now the backbone for primary sorting as well as quality control...

Webinar: How to Optimize OCC Recovery

Cardboard constitutes the bulk of the household recycling stream, both in volume and in value. The differing mechanical properties of carboard change the flow of material within a MRF and therefore operational and capital decisions. Find out how to deal with this...

Introducing the New OCC Auger Screen

The non-wrapping patented machine screens OCC in commercial and single stream facilities. CP Group, headquartered in San Diego, CA, announces the new OCC Auger Screen, a patented machine to separate old corrugated cardboard (OCC) in material recovery facilities (MRF)....

Improved Fiber Quality

Fibermax™ retool in Republic Seattle MRF allows company to reduce headcount and improve fiber quality Republic Services recently retrofitted the fiber lines in their 45 TPH facility in Seattle, WA, also known as Rabanco Recycling. The retrofits include two...

Curbing single-stream contamination of OCC at the MRF

Over the last few years, MRFs have seen a rise in OCC and fiber contamination. This trend has worsened since the start of the pandemic in 2020 with an influx of OCC and mixed paper. MRF operators struggle with contaminated streams resulting in higher sorting costs....