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60% food waste recycling achieved today!

2019-02-04T14:22:07+00:00

60% food waste recycling - the 2030-goal is already achieved today! Optibags Norwegian client Renovasjon i Grenland IKS reports in its annual report for year 2017 a recycling level of food waste of 60% - very well done!!! All food waste is digested to biogas and upgraded to transportation fuel, replacing fossil fuel. [...]

60% food waste recycling achieved today!2019-02-04T14:22:07+00:00

The Swiss capital Bern reports very good experiences with colour sorting

2019-02-08T11:02:32+00:00

At the yearly waste congress in Biel, Switzerland, the city of Bern reported the first results form the ongoing test using with the bag-in-bin system using  coloured- bags. In total, six different fractions are source-separated by the pilot participants and collected in different bags: glass bottles and containers, PET-bottles, mixed plastic waste, aluminum and small [...]

The Swiss capital Bern reports very good experiences with colour sorting2019-02-08T11:02:32+00:00

20 years with Optibag in Norway

2019-01-11T07:32:40+00:00

20 years of food waste collection with Optibag in Norway Optibag and its customer Øras (Øvre Romerike Avfallsselskap) a bit north of Oslo celebrate 20 years of food waste collection using the Optibag technology. Since 1998, inhabitants of the municipalities of Ullensaker, Eidsvoll, Nannestad and Hurdal sort food waste in bags. At the time [...]

20 years with Optibag in Norway2019-01-11T07:32:40+00:00

Textile diversion program using Optibag technology

2019-01-11T09:09:33+00:00

Textile diversion program using Optibag technology Swedish evening news reported on Jan 6th about the success of collection textile waste in the City of Eskilstuna, Sweden with the Optibag technology. Inhabitants put their textiles into a purple bags which are  then diverted from the waste stream. Once diverted, the textiles are ready for [...]

Textile diversion program using Optibag technology2019-01-11T09:09:33+00:00

The New York Times reports about optical sorting in Sweden

2018-11-07T20:30:20+00:00

The New York Times reports about optical sorting in Sweden Writer Amy Yee describes in her article in The New York Times how waste has been transformed to a valuable commodity. Rather than burning coal or natural gas, trash from households or certain industries is burned in the power plant to produce electricity [...]

The New York Times reports about optical sorting in Sweden2018-11-07T20:30:20+00:00