Republic Services, a US-based provider of solid waste and recycling solutions, has unveiled its new materials recycling facility at Fort Worth in North Texas.
The 90,000ft² facility can collect and process over 500t of mixed recyclables per day including plastics, paper products, cardboard, glass, aluminum, among other materials.
Republic Services’ new recycling facility is equipped with a highly-automated supervisory control and data acquisition system that allow operators to monitor the materials sorting process, move 35t of materials per hour, and automate the baling and storage of finished commodities.
The facility is able to sort and process incoming materials, and deliver finished commodities to domestic as well as international markets.
According to the company, the facility serves Dallas, Denton, Parker and Tarrant counties.