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FCC Environment HDPE Line Case Study
In September 2021, FCC Environment and re3 successfully installed a Recycleye retrofittable AI-powered robotic waste picking system. This was the first of its kind in England, running at the FCC re3 Material Recycling Facility (MRF) in Reading, Berkshire….
Levenseat invests for the future bringing AI-powered Robotics innovation to Scotland
8th September 2022 Levenseat, pioneers in the field of waste management, announced today their decision to invest in Recycleye automated robotic waste sorting technology at their fully integrated site in Lanark. The Levenseat Management team expect this investment to further support output quality, ultimately increasing recycling rates in Scotland. Established over 35 years ago, Levenseat…
It’s time to invest in 2nd generation robots
In her latest blog, Technical Sales Manager Zoe Cook considers what we can expect to hear at RWM Letsrecycle Live, taking place on 14th and 15th September. As we prepare to attend RWM Letsrecycle Live at the NEC in September, we’re reminded of the insightful conversations that we had at the last large show this…
The Journey Through a Waste Sorting Facility with AI Robot Assistance
Have you ever wondered what really happens to your recycling waste when it’s collected from your roadside bin? From arrival at a waste sorting plant to the recycling baler (or compactor) at the finish line. If you’re wondering where an AI Robot plays its role in the sorting of waste, then let us explain the…
4 Steps to Success: What the Waste Industry Needs from EPR
“Use time wisely” was MRW’s recommendation to waste management companies in reference to the 18 months preceding EPR’s debut in April 2024. The regulation’s implementation has been delayed an extra year, so how can MRF managers practically prepare for this seismic shift in responsibility?…
How Computer Vision Has Evolved and Its Role in Waste Sorting
Imagine there is no trash. That’s right, no waste paper, plastic or cans, but rather materials simply waiting to be sorted for recycling. Imagine that instead of it being sorted using your fingers, it is sorted by a waste sorting machine that uses artificial intelligence and computer vision. Well, no need to imagine, as computer…
Recycleye Founders win first EPO Young Inventors prize
The European Patent Office (EPO) has honoured our founders, CEO Victor Dewulf and CTO Peter Hedley in Munich with joint first place in the inaugural Young Inventors prize. They were recognised for their invention and development of Recycleye Robotics and Recycleye Vision, our intelligent recognition and sorting system that enables waste management facilities to quickly…
3 Things We Learnt At IFAT 2022
At the start of June, the global environmental technology sector gathered at Messe München to celebrate and share insights on the progression in the industry at IFAT 2022. The trade fair’s return after COVID-19 welcomed almost 3,000 exhibitors and 119,000 visitors, with 50% hailing from overseas, and the Recycleye team were delighted to be a part of the action….
Was WALL-E Right All Along? Is AI Really the Future of Waste Disposal?
When Disney’s WALL-E was released in 2008, many people speculated that the movie was predicting the future of waste management. With the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), it seems that this may actually be true. The use of waste disposal robots, that are operated by artificial intelligence, is growing. So, is AI really the future of waste disposal? Let’s take a closer look….
Recycleye Founders Named as EPO Young Inventors 2022 Finalists
We are so very proud to announce that our founders, Victor Dewulf and Peter Hedley have been nominated for the first-ever European Patent Office Young Inventors award. Victor and Peter are jointly named as one of three finalists of a new prize awarded by the European Patent Office (EPO) for Recycleye Vision and Recycleye Robotics,…
Supported by Veolia Germany’s U-Start Programme, Recycleye brings AI-powered waste-sorting robots to Germany
After installing the first waste-sorting robots of their kind in material recovery facilities across UK, France and Italy, Recycleye is now bringing its innovative AI-powered computer vision system and robotic picking technology to the German waste management industry….
Why We’re Showcasing Our AI-Powered Waste-Sorting Robots at IFAT 2022
With the success of our AI-powered waste-sorting robotics rippling through our client base across Europe, the Recycleye team is heading to international environmental technology trade fair, IFAT, at the end of the month to bring data-driven transparency and automated efficiency to German waste management….