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WEEE recycling taking great leaps in right direction

With the UK now reportedly recycling more than ever before – and better still producing less waste in the first place – we should feel greatly encouraged by the country’s ever-advancing approach to waste management.  But what more can we do?What has particularly stood out to us this month in terms of industry developments is the recast of the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive. Targets are set to get tougher so recycling rates will need to increase. But ...

RWM and Futuresource merger a positive step for industry

Emap and CIWM’s announcement to bring together two of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management events marks a positive step for the industry, suggests Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Chris Oldfield.Having both excelled as stand-alone exhibitions over the years, here Chris considers what lies in store for delegates in September 2011 when RWM and Futuresource wi...

First UK installation for UNTHA TR Series shredder at new HW Martin RDF facility

When HW Martin required a state-of-the-art RDF facility, they chose OKLM to design and build the plant and the revolutionary new UNTHA TR Series shredder, supplied by Riverside Waste Machinery, to fulfil their high-performance shredding requirements.This is the first UK installation for UNTHA’s new TR Series shredding technology which was developed specifically for the processing of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) substances and will enable HW Martin to generate 30,000 tonnes of RDF in...

Riverside to Provide Complete Solution at RWM 2010

Riverside Waste Machinery, the specialist shredding and baling equipment supplier, will once again have a major presence at September’s RWM exhibition (14-16th).Joining forces with pioneering Austrian shredding machinery manufacturer UNTHA on one of the largest stands of the show, the team will demonstrate its leading expertise in waste management.Visitors to stand 1186 will see the new look UNTHA RS series – when the revamped shredder is unveiled for the first time ...

New system for dealing with confidential waste brings a trio of benefits to Derby Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust

Riverside Waste Machinery, Veolia Environmental Services and Kelpack have helped Derby Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust achieve significant security, cost and environmental improvements, following investment by the Trust in a new confidential waste management system.Confidential hospital waste which was previously transported and incinerated off-site to create energy from waste, is now being shredded and recycled in a move which is improving the hospital’s carbon footprint....

Efficiency, Cost-saving and Profitability Consultations at Futuresource

Riverside Waste Machinery – the specialist shredding and baling equipment supplier – is to show Futuresource visitors that with the right waste processing solution it is possible to not only make considerable cost-savings, but to improve profitability too.Having recently unveiled the revolutionary UNTHA TR series – a pioneering new secondary shredding concept for the processing of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) substances – Riverside has experienced significant interest from clients...

Our aftersales support

A number of organisations – especially those making the first step to improve their waste handling capabilities – are a little apprehensive about what happens after their investment in a waste baler. What if their plant manager gets a new job and there’s a knowledge gap? What if they make a mistake and a small repair is needed? These worries are perhaps natural, but there’s really nothing to panic about.

Firstly, our waste balers are incredibly easy to use, but secondly, our baling engineers will be with you every step of the way, long after the initial procurement. Providing training, service and maintenance expertise, spare parts or simply a waste handling review, we’ll help you maximise the return from your investment, for years to come.

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