New products highlighted at the Waste Expo 2015 in Las Vegas

0011by Jon M. Casey
While there were a number of new products introduced at the Waste Expo 2015 held June 2-4 in Las Vegas, NV, three items stood out among the others when it comes to recycling wood and green waste. Two of these, the new Rotochopper HTS-2 dual shaft shredder and the Doppstadt Splitter® were on display at this year’s show, while the third, the Komptech Hurrifex combination stone and wind sifter, was not available at the time of the show due to previous demonstration commitments elsewhere. Together however, these three new products will give recyclers something to consider when it comes to improving their operations in the coming months. [Read more…]

New MSW line doubles capacity at van der Linde Recycling

Feb-6-0451by Jon M. Casey

For Peter van der Linde, owner of van der Linde Recycling near Charlottesville, VA, progress since opening in late 2008 has been extraordinary. van der Linde comes from a residential construction background where he was a homebuilder for 30 years. After creating a roll-off container rental business to supplement his own hauling needs as a contractor, he began to take a closer look at what was being thrown away. He knew he could do better than letting good building material go into a landfill. After much research van der Linde Recycling was born with the installation of the largest construction and demolition (C&D) separator Sherbrooke O.E.M. had installed up to that time. The 70,000 sq. ft. C&D processing facility opened its doors in December of 2008, concurrent with the economic meltdown. Construction waste stopped. The timing couldn’t have been worse. [Read more…]