SORTING PLANT (PMD and paper-cardboard)

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The blue line - PMD


In 2012, Recyclis has invested in new and almost entirely automated sorting lines.

The PMD packaging is sorted on the blue line. Here is how it works :
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The sorting of PMD packaging in 7 steps


  • Step 1 : the bag opener

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    The bag-opener tears apart the blue bags to free its content.
  • Step 2 : the manual pre-sorting

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    In the manual pre-sorting phase, badly sorted waste is evacuated.
  • Step 3 : the wind shifter

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    The wind shifter recuperates the empty blue bags.
  • Step 4 : the magnetic belt

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    The magnetic belt recuperates the metal packaging.
  • Step 5 : the optical sorting

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    The optical sorting recuperates and sorts the colourless, the blue and the green PET, as well as HDPE and drink cartons.
  • Step 6 : the magnetic separator (Foucault)

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    The magnetic separator recuperates the aluminium packaging.
  • Step 7 : bad sorting

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    Badly sorted waste is taken back into the sorting line at step 4 "magnetic belt" to refine the quality of sorting.