Inside the LRS Exchange MRF

LRS worked with San Diego-based MRF equipment and solutions provider CP Group on the design and installation of the Exchange. The site is equipped to process single-stream recyclables as well as nonhazardous and nonspecial municipal solid waste. The company says the MRF can process 25 tons per hour and has plans for future expansion of up to 35 tons per hour.

AI and recycling Interview with Felix Hottenstein

Artificial intelligence has become an enabler of seamless sorting processes across multiple industries. However, is it a game-changer for recycling technologies? Felix, sales director of MSS, the optical sorting division of CP Group, explains. By Huban Kasimi ...

Out of The Ashes

After a battery fire destroyed its MRF in York, Pennsylvania, Penn Waste pulled off a rebuild in just under a year and is spreading the message of fire prevention and safety. Most recyclers agree that fire prevention and safety are among the biggest issues facing the...

A More Powerful Combination

Automate your MRF’s QC line by pairing AI with air jets for a high-volume sorting solution.  Recently, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics have been getting a lot of attention. AI sensors combined with robotic arms were introduced to material recovery...

Keys to Building a Successful MRF: Before, During, After

When building a MRF, the goal is to end up with a facility that operates efficiently, requires minimal repairs and downtime, and flexibility to accommodate future equipment upgrades and modifications. Actively seeking out and incorporating practices from experts who focus on design, building, and managing MRFs will elevate the final product of your new, successful facility.