1. 18. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Residue Belt


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    The Residue Belt carries the non-recyclable material out of the MRF and towards the Residue bunker. Quality control agents are often placed along the residue belt to ensure that recyclable materials…

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    • 16. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Glass Cleanup System


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      Essentially, the Glass Cleanup System does exactly what its name states. It removes paper, dirt, and debris from the broken glass material, cleaning up the glass product. Through a vibrating screen…

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      • 14. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Balers


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        Once resources are fully separated, they are compressed into rectangular bales, which make them easier to stack and transport. The blocks of recyclables are held together by steel wire, and vary in…

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        • 13. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Eddy Current Separator


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          The Eddy Current Separator uses a strong magnetic field to attract aluminum from the incoming material flow. Generally, the Eddy Current is placed after the Steel Magnet because there is less material…

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          • 12. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Optical Sorter


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            The Optical Sorter is an infrared sorting system, which separates plastic PET bottles (Polyethylene Terephthalate) from the remaining commingled material. The belt is moving at rapid speeds, and within…

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            • 11. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Steel Magnet


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              The Steel Magnet is a high-powered magnetic drum, which attracts ferrous metals to the revolving shell. Once attracted to the revolving drum, the steel is rotated, and then released when it reaches…

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              • 10. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Plastic Sorting


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                Plastic flows through the MRF down a series of conveyor belts and machinery, to ensure we are producing the highest quality product (no contaminants). Additionally, plastic sorters are strategically…

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                • 08. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - Paper Sorting


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                  Paper flows through the MRF down a series of conveyor belts and machinery, to ensure we are producing a product, which has a minimum amount of non-paper material (contaminants). Additionally, paper…

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                  • 06. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - ONP Screen


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                    The ONP (Old News Print) screen is an inclined series of rotating discs that separates ONP from mixed paper and containers. If the material is too small or rigid, it will fall between the discs or…

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                    • 05. ReCommunity Virtual MRF - OCC Screen


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                      The OCC (Old Corrugated Cardboard) screen is an inclined series of rotating discs that separate 3D objects (containers) from 2D objects (fiber) by having different spacing between the shafts and discs.…

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