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Recycling Equipment Terms

Recycling was created to help find a solution for reusing the human trash and waste that is being thrown away. Recycling is the process where a waste material, such as paper trash, is turned into a new item, such as recycled paper or cardboard. It is an environmentally-friendly business that cuts down on human waste and pollution. The actual process of recycling requires several different industrial machines. Popular types of equipment terms are listed below.

  • Sorting Bins – While technically not machines, these bins are essential to recycling processes because they divide up the items being recycled. Plastic is kept with plastic, paper is kept with paper and so on. These are useful for organizing purposes and a necessary step before using shredders or compactors.
  • Conveyor – A machine that in recycling processes is often used to dispose of the materials into a shredder, compactor or baler. The materials are moved along a conveyor belt into the opening of the machine. Many centers, especially those that use large amounts of cans, have a magnetic separator conveyor which is a nice solution for sorting out steel from aluminum cans
  • Shredder – As its name suggests, this machine shreds items. There are different kinds this equipment, such as smaller paper shredders and large industrial scrap metal shredders capable of tearing and ripping metal parts.
  • Compactor – A large machine that crushes the recyclable material placed inside it into compacted trash.. Compactors are often used for scrap metal and corrugated aluminum.
  • Baler – A traditional piece of farm equipment, these are used in recycling for baling metals, paper cardboard and plastics into compact bales for shipping purposes. They are similar to compactors, except that they compress the material from four directions, while a compactor only compresses it from two.
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    National Recycling Coalition
    Washington, DC 20005
    Our advocacy group is the most dedicated organization in the recycling industry. Providing information and resources so you can make your home, business, and life more eco-friendly.
    National Recycling Coalition
    Washington, DC 20007
    Our advocacy group includes members that span all areas of waste reduction and recycling management. Find a recycling center or other program in your local area through our association.
     
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    Quantum Resource Recovery
    2700 Nw Front Ave, Portland, OR 97210
    Quantum Resource Recovery is a scrap metal and industrial plastic recycling company that serves Portland, Oregon and the surrounding areas.
    (503) 646-2427
    McFarlane's Bark Inc
    13345 Se Johnson Rd, Portland, OR 97222
    McFarlane's Bark since 1932 is a supplier of composte, bark dust, and planting soil. We also offer yard debris recycling. We recycle anything from branches, leaves and grass to concrete & rock.
    (503) 659-4240
    Portland Disposal & Recycling
    7202 Ne 42nd Ave, Portland, OR 97218
    Portland Disposal & Recycling locally owned company offers residential and commercial garbage collection with full-line recycling, as well as clean up containers and drop boxes.
    (503) 281-8736
    Compaction & Recycling Equipment Inc
    4110 N 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97086
    Our center is here to assist with all of your waste reduction and disposal needs. Specific areas we focus on include rubbish, industrial compactors, composting, and different pieces of equipment.
    (503) 252-0016
    Recycling Advocates
    6736 Po Box, Portland, OR 97228
    (503) 777-0909
    Seaport International
    4700 Sw Macadam Ave Ste 303, Portland, OR 97239
    (503) 916-8734
    Kirk Sales International
    506 Sw 6th Ave Ste 800, Portland, OR 97204
    (503) 223-3745
    Glm Enterprises Inc
    5319 Sw Westgate Dr Ste 258, Portland, OR 97221
    (503) 206-6488
    Eckert Fred J Sanitary Services Inc
    83807 Po Box, Portland, OR 97283
    (503) 286-6395
    Electronics Recycling
    100 Se Alder St, Portland, OR 97214
    (503) 230-2157
    Cloudburst Recycling
    2223 N Randolph Ave, Portland, OR 97227
    (503) 281-8075
    Resource Recycling
    600 Se Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97202
    (503) 233-1305
    Rerack
    2240 Ne Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
    (503) 875-6055
    Free Geek
    1731 Se 10th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
    (503) 232-9350
    Metro
    600 Ne Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97232
    (503) 797-1700


    More businesses are saving money, and even generating added revenue, with the implementation of meaningful recycling programs. Most businesses are generating far more refuse than their managers would imagine, and with a little help of added recycling equipment and services, many types of businesses can realize measurable gains in the bottom line through smart waste management. During a time when every business wants to be a responsible, engaged member of the community, recycling can generate priceless good will and reduce the amount of waste going into the environment. Industrial businesses produce all sorts of recyclable materials from scrap metal to cardboard. Even corrugated aluminum can be compacted, baled, and recycled. Paper can be shredded and recycled. Computer equipment in almost any condition can be recycled and the components reused as a solution to efficiently manufacture new equipment. Almost any kind of waste a business produces is likely to be able to be handled through one recycling service or another. Recycling services are usually the first step a business will take when instituting a recycling program. Often, these services will make scheduled pick-ups of recyclable materials like plastic, paper, cardboard or other trash. These services rely on the business to sort the recyclable materials and put them into separate bins. Then the recycling service takes it and runs the refuse through their equipment, up a conveyor belt, into a compact and crush it for processing. Sometimes, the waste is just put into a baler so it can be weighed, measured and transported. There are certainly financial incentives for a business to dispose of reusable materials through a recycling program and smart waste management. Research and investment, allow businesses to look for waste management and recycling solutions that not only could potentially generate added revenue, but perhaps, good in the community.
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