Single-sort recycling, also known as “commingled” or “single-stream” recycling, combines paper, plastics, metals, etc. into a single collection vehicle. Instead of taking them in separate loads in separate trucks, all the recycling is dumped into one load, which is then screened and separated at a recycling plant.
Here, a detailed material analysis and an indication of the desired output fractions are necessary. The density of the materials can vary greatly
After pre-sorting, screening is carried out by means of sieves into different fractions, from which the sorting of recyclable materials is then carried out using NIR technology. The separated fractions are compressed for transport with baling presses.
Manufacture of pure materials for recycling such as: