Optimal Resource Productivity

Brief Project Information

TOMRA is a company from Norway which uses sensor-based technology for optimal resource productivity, includes reverse vending, material recovery, food sorting, recycling and mining.


Published in 2019
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TOMRA produces reverse vending machines for collecting aluminum cans and glass and plastic bottles for recycling. There are more than 82000 reverse vending machines have been installed in over 60 markets. TOMRA combines the AUTOSORT machine and the SHARP EYE technology for deinking and recycling paper and cardboard. According to the project website, " a two-step process was previously necessary to achieve recovery of recyclable paper above 90%, now it is possible to achieve rates as high as 96% with one step".

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