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Ecostar at IFAT 2022, the largest platform for waste management

THE UTMOST IMPORTANCE OF MATERIALS SCREENING IN THE RECYCLING PROCESS On average, each EU inhabitant generated 1.8 tonnes of waste in 2018, excluding major mineral waste, according to Eurostat. Most probably, in 2020, with the pandemic we managed to generate less waste, but as economic activities picked up in 2021, we are right back where … Continued

28 April 2022

Organic waste treatment to produce biogas and biomethane

CAN WE REACH 35 BILLION CUBIC METERS OF BIOMETHANE BY 2030? No more delays: Europe must be independent of the Russian gas supply, and it must be so before 2030. That is what the REPowerEU, the European Commission’s plan sets out to do, make EU countries independent when it comes to energy and gas, thus … Continued

29 March 2022

Recyclable materials treatment with Ecostar’s new stationary screen

4 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT EASY ONE SCREENING MACHINE Globally, there’s a growing need to develop new recycling projects and plants or update old ones and that is a fact. There are various objectives that need to be achieved, short and long term, and everyone will have to pitch in. Objectives that are driven … Continued

9 February 2022

Why should we recycle even more aluminum than we do today?

IN 2021, THE ALUMINUM PRICE GONE UP, EXCEEDING $2700/TONNE AND IT’S PREDICTED TO FURTHER GROW The economic post-pandemic recovery has had an impact on the metals market as well, that has seen a rising demand in aluminum from different industry sectors. As you know, the recovery has also led to an energy crisis that has … Continued

23 December 2021

Easy One, the new screening machine and SWAT, the technology that allows operators to quickly modify the screening section on-site

ECOSTAR NEWS AT ECOMONDO 2021 Sandrigo, October 21st, 2021 – Following a long tradition of innovation in the material screening market, this year Ecostar launches two new products, namely a new stationary screen, Easy One, and new screening technology, SWAT, that can be installed on all Hexact and Hextra screening solutions, with screening sections from … Continued

11 October 2021

Hextra on wheels, Ecostar’s new mobile screening system

AVAILABLE FOR SALE OR RENTAL IN FRANCE Starting June, a new Ecostar mobile screening system Hextra on wheels is fully operational at our partners’ headquarters Lheureux Services in France. The Hextra on wheels is now available for sale or rental throughout France and is ready to help businesses active in the waste recycling market to … Continued

23 June 2021


COMPLETE SORTING LINE, ENTIRELY DESIGNED BY ECOSTAR, THE CASE STUDY OF PONIKVE KRK This is the story of Ponikve eko otok Krk utility company in Croatia, which in 2020 decided to implement a complete sorting line – Ecostar’s Hexpert system – to treat the green and organic waste from the island of Krk. Krk is … Continued

3 June 2021

Landfill mining

HOW TO RECOVER DUMPED WASTE WITH MECHANICAL SEPARATION While progress has been made in the past years regarding the management of waste, landfilling will not be eradicated in the near future, for a lot of reasons. Despite enhanced legislation, policy development and regulatory supervision, landfilling is still sought as the simplest solution to get rid … Continued

30 April 2021

Municipal Waste Management

WHY MANY OF THE EU COUNTRIES STILL CANNOT RECYCLE MUCH OF THEIR GENERATED MUNICIPAL WASTE At the beginning of 2021 news about waste floating on the Potpec accumulation lake in Serbia made the headlines around Europe’s news outlets. What would normally be a beautiful lake was then a dump, where one could see a thick … Continued

26 February 2021

The benefits of material screening

WHY SCREENING CAN INCREASE THE VALUE AND QUALITY OF THE MATERIALS Let us first start with a short background story on material screening, which isn’t as new of a process as one could think. The screening or sieving, or winnowing was used by ancient cultures for the cleaning of cereals, separating the grain from the … Continued

29 December 2020

How to optimize recycling in Africa & Middle East

ECOSTAR DYNAMIC DISC SCREENING TECHNOLOGY Many challenges affect the system of solid waste management (SWM) in Africa & the Middle East, starting from the source of waste generation. First, the general perception of households in the Region towards waste is that of indifference, apathy, or powerlessness, citizens thinking that waste sorting at home would not … Continued

27 October 2020

MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) and biomass screening

A COMPARISON BETWEEN THE ECOSTAR DYNAMIC DISC SCREEN, HEXACT 8000, AND A TRADITIONAL DISC SCREEN IN A RECYCLING LINE IN ITALY This article uses real information from a municipal solid waste treatment and compost pretreatment plant where a traditional 8-meter disc screen was replaced with an Ecostar dynamic disc screen in the same size, an … Continued

27 September 2020