Tag: materials recovery facility

A Materials Recovery Facility, also known as a Materials Reclamation Facility, or a MRF (pronounced “murf”), is an intermediate processing destination for potentially recyclable goods once they are collected from home or business.

NRT Introduces New Color Sorter

NRT Introduces New Color Sorter

Nashville, Tenn. – January 25, 2017 – National Recovery Technologies (NRT) has announced a new addition to the company’s product offering, the ColorPlus-R. Similar to the ColorPlus, the ColorPlus-R uses an advanced image processing system to detect materials based on color analysis and object recognition. Unique to the ColorPlus-R is

BHS Systems Win Gold, Silver Excellence Awards

BHS Systems Win Gold, Silver Excellence Awards

Eugene, Ore. – July 14, 2016 – – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has announced the 2016 winners of the association’s annual Excellence Awards. San Jose, California-based Zanker Recycling was awarded the Recycling System Gold Award, the top honor, for its Demolition Recycling Operation. Silver was awarded

Landfill Project a Waste of Energy?

Landfill Project a Waste of Energy?

Simmering tensions between Santa Barbara environmentalists and county waste managers jumped a few degrees this week with dueling letters exchanged on a $110 million proposal to extend the Tajiguas Landfill’s lifespan. The Community Environmental Council (CEC) wrote that the current plan for a materials recovery facility (MRF) and anaerobic digester — which

Controversial Indianapolis Mixed-Waste MRF Project Suspended

Controversial Indianapolis Mixed-Waste MRF Project Suspended

The “Advanced Recycling Center,” or mixed-waste materials recovery facility (MRF), was proposed under the previous mayor, Greg Ballard, and was contentious from its announcement in June 2014.

“After careful consultation with the Hogsett Administration, Covanta has agreed to temporarily suspend the development of the Advanced Recycling Center project,” the company said

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