Vecoplan Shredder YS Reclamation

This set of photographs were taken at the YS Reclamation site for Vecoplan, who had installed a shredder (model VAZ1700 L6) at the plastic film recycling operation in Warrington, UK.  Vecoplan produces and supplies machines and systems for the preparation and handling of primary and secondary raw materials, laying the foundation for functioning recycling.  YS… Read More

Zixtel Metal Recycling Bunting

Zixtel is a great example of evolution in adversity.  During the pandemic, Zixtel’s management team decided to change direction and become a leading recycler of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).  And their aim was to end up with the absolute minimum amount of waste.  The company designed and built a plant in Weatherby that… Read More

Parry and Evans Recycling Bunting

Parry and Evans is a family run waste management business established in 1961.  The company recycles a wide range of waste materials including pre-sorted household refuse collected in nearby Flintshire.  This mix of plastic and metal is processed through a dedicated line, where the metal is recovered Bunting magnetic separators.  A permanent Overband Magnet recovers… Read More

UPVC Window Recycling Bunting

Seeing is believing and getting photographs and video of equipment in operation is really important to demonstrate what is possible.  This set of photographs was taken for Bunting-Redditch to show the ability of their HISC Magnetic Separator to separate stainless steel from shredded UPVC window frames.  Stainless steel consistently poses a problem for window recyclers… Read More

Eddy Current Separator Bunting

A product photography assignment for Bunting-Redditch, showing the final assembly of an Eddy Current Separator.  This two-metre wide Eddy Current Separator from Bunting is destined for an overseas waste recycling plant, where it will recover non-ferrous metals such as aluminium beverage cans.  The equipment was photographed on the shop floor and cut-out post process.  For… Read More

Drum Magnet Bunting

The printer ink and toner cartridge recycling plant managed by BCMY in West Sussex is another great example of recycling success in the UK.  They resell empty cartridges back to manufacturers and also shred, separate and recycle cartridges.  When the cartridges are shredded, the ferrous metal components are exposed and require separation.  Bunting’s high-strength Rare… Read More

Drum Magnet-Rare Earth Roll Bunting

Metal separation is a vital part of any recycling process and this product photography project for Bunting focused on a new Drum Magnet-Rare Earth Roll Magnetic Separator Module used to recover magnetic metals from fines previously lost to waste.  The module was part of a more extensive separation system that includes a Bunting ElectroStatic Separator. … Read More