New order to Remiks in Tromsø Envac Optibag has received an order for rebuilding the optical sorting facility in Tromsø, Norway, which was installed already in 2005. It's time for updated technology which will give the plant higher capacity and better sorting results. The development moves fast in this area and the investment [...]
The optical sorting plant in Ljungby is now delivered In April the municipality of Ljungby took over the new waste sorting facility after successfully finished tests. The plant is now sorting waste in green bags from the municipalties of Ljungby and Avesta. It is unique in being the smallest one in Sweden having [...]
Optibag's plant in Eskilstuna on BBC Business BBC Business made a piece on the city of Eskilstuna where Optibag's plant sorts waste in seven fractions. Watch the clip bellow. Read more about the Eskilstuna plant here.
Meet Optibag at Americana Featuring more than 200 conferences and workshops and 350 exhibitors, Americana is the leading multi-sector event for environmental technologies in North America. Envac Optibag is one of the exhibitors and you can find us at booth 1111. Welcome!
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
A large pilot test i Bern Since September 2018, about 2500 household in the capital of Switzerland, Bern, are participating in a large pilot test. Purpose of the test is to evaluation if source separation of household waste is the next step in the waste management strategy of the city. All participating households can [...]
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 [...]