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BHS and NRT Introduce Max-AI™

BHS and NRT Introduce Max-AI™

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Eugene, Ore. and Nashville, Tenn. – April 18, 2017 – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has announced the arrival of Max-AI™ technology, an artificial intelligence that identifies recyclables and other items for recovery. Through deep learning technology, Max-AI employs both multi-layered neural networks and a vision system to see and identify  … Read More

Food Waste Diversion: Defining Terms

Food Waste Diversion: Defining Terms

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You may remember using defined terms such as “yard waste” or “green waste” in early source separation programs; then more broadly, “organic waste” as we developed different types of composting and processing facilities, and now adding “food waste” as we move on to food waste diversion programs. What is the  … Read More

Introducing “Dirty Murph and the Kerbside Sorters”

Introducing “Dirty Murph and the Kerbside Sorters”

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There are only a handful of times that I remember the exact moment I became a fan of a music artist or band. For example, for my birthday in 1978 my sister got me the “Hotel California” album by the Eagles. I was an instant fan. The first time Melissa  … Read More

Pilot Program Teaches Robots How to Make Carton Recycling More Efficient

Pilot Program Teaches Robots How to Make Carton Recycling More Efficient

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DENVER – In its ongoing efforts to advance food and beverage carton recycling, the Carton Council of North America announced today that it has been conducting a pilot program that uses artificial intelligence to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of carton recycling.

Through a collaboration led by the Carton Council with  … Read More

Magnets, Electromagnets, and Eddy Current Separators

Magnets, Electromagnets, and Eddy Current Separators

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Recycling is not an easy thing to do, and its difficulties increase with scale. For large communities and cities, industrial scale recycling operations are required. This further requires the adoption of industrial methods utilizing specialized machinery that can extract specific materials from the wastestream with sufficient capacity to manage incoming  … Read More



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