Materials recovery facilities (MRFs) are getting smarter. From upgrades, to layout changes, to robotics, these facilities are being revamped and designed to handle the ever-changing recycling market. In addition to making these facilities more efficient, these advanced technologies can help make facilities safer, which is especially important as industry employees keep working through the pandemic and facility operators make changes to help ensure workers are safe on the job. Find out more about the latest technologies and how COVID-19 may change what MRFs look like in the future.
Nathiel Egosi, P.E., President, RRT Design & Construction
Chris Hawn, CEO, Machinex Technologies, Inc.
Brent Hildebrand, Vice President of Recycling, GFL Environmental, Inc.
Anne Germain, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, National Waste & Recycling Association