The plant includes a materials recovery facility, organic processing, plastics processing, anaerobic digestion and wastewater treatment in one building.
The Spokane Material and Recycling Technology Center in Washington is forced to halt operations almost every two hours to flush its system of plastic bags.
New garbage processing facility is expected to help jurisdictions reach state recycling goals.
In an effort to speed up high-volume lines and cut costs, the company is using the robot to sort through rigid containers.
The plant, expected to open its doors in March 2019, is projected to create 100 jobs in the area.