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Posted on October 26, 2018 by Anniina Rasmus
The yards of waste management companies in Europe, America and all over the world have been filling up with waste this year. The waste import ban in China has created an acute need for new ways to treat plastic waste. Shredding plastic is a great first step in making money from plastic scrap.
Posted on May 02, 2018 by Josef Imp
As waste management professionals, we are constantly facing the challenge of how to process problematic waste types. Read how Tana has solved the issue with tough materials like tires, mattresses and ragger wire.
Posted on January 30, 2018 by Nella Kangas
Hand in hand with other sustainable actions being taken to protect our globe, the importance of recycling old clothing and textiles is increasingly being recognized. Consumers, non-profit organizations and even fast-fashion companies are taking steps towards a more environmentally friendly textile industry, enabling recovery for reuse or material recovery.
Posted on November 30, 2017 by Mirja Yli-Erkkilä
End-of-life tires are a challenging type of waste since they are difficult to shred and are expensive to treat and get rid of. However, tire derived fuel TDF is an extremely good alternative to the traditional fuels used in cement kilns, like oil, coal, and petroleum coke. The following blog presents a solution and explains how TDF can be used for heating cement kilns.
Posted on January 04, 2017 by Pentti Rantala
Even if recycling was expensive and unprofitable in the past, it will not be that in the future. We need to stop landfilling valuable materials for the sake of our business and for the sake of the globe.
Posted on November 16, 2016 by Yli-Erkkilä Mirja
Tire shredding is an efficient way of destroying breeding environments of mosquitos spreading zika virus. The shredders can be transported where the piles are, tire shreds have multiple uses and the terrible disease can be stopped.
Posted on July 01, 2015 by Tana Oy
Tyre derived aggregates (TDA) have been used as lightweight in constructing roads, embankments, noise barriers, building foundations and bridge and road banks on soft grounds for decades. Technology is well-tested but true commercial brakethrough is still to come.
Posted on April 20, 2015 by Tana Oy
Numerous studies have proven the filtering characteristics of shreds and granulates made from end-of-life tyres (ELTs) to be excellent in municipal waste water treatment in removing solids, organic matter, nitrogen and phosphorus.
Posted on April 02, 2015 by Tana Oy
Recycling used tyres is a global challenge. In the United States alone, an average of 250 million tyres are discarded as waste annually. The figure is the same for Europe, and in Australia it is 48.5 million. Traditionally, used tyres have either been disposed of in landfills or incinerated for energy.
Posted on December 31, 2013 by Olli Honkamäki
Buying a waste shredder can be quite a challenging rehearsal. There are plenty of technologies and manufacturers and all claim to provide the best solution. The needs of today can change quickly and nobody wants to end up finding out having invested a lot of money in a machine that is not fit for purpose. We'd like to bring up some aspects worth considering when buying a shredder.
Posted on August 17, 2012 by Mirja Yli-Erkkilä
Copper has been recycled ever since ancient times. It is said that the Colossus of Rhodes was made of copper, but unfortunately it was recycled and used to make other copper objects. However, it was easier for the ancient recyclers to re-use copper– you could just melt it.
Posted on August 03, 2012 by Mirja Yli-Erkkilä
This question should be the number one priority on your list. The waste fraction may differ, but knowing the costs of your shredding operations is crucial when it comes to creating a profitable waste shredding business.
Posted on July 23, 2012 by Olli Honkamäki
Many recycling companies and landfill sites are struggling with used tires. Tires are among the largest and most problematic sources of waste, since because of their shape and large volume they take up a lot of valuable space. However, tires are also...
Posted on June 14, 2012 by Mirja Yli-Erkkilä
If you have, then you know how timeconsuming and irritating it is to sort out the jam. Not to mention the money that goes to the drain for every minute your process is down.

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