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Simplifying waste management

05.01.2005


A newly-invented automatic waste transportation and sorting system operates economically and ecologically on virtually any kind of premises.



Pre-separated waste is transported in biodegradable bags through a sealed pipeline. Each type of material is delivered to an appropriate container for recycling, disposal or use as an energy source.

“The main innovation of the XMIT system is that different waste fractions can be transported in the same pipe, making separation easy,” says Pertti Värtö, Managing Director of Protekno Puzair. “Investment costs are 20-40 per cent lower and maintenance less than half of that of competing systems.”


In Finland, the system has been in use since 2001 at a shopping-residential complex in Espoo. Another is being installed in downtown Helsinki, serving a shopping mall, department store, three blocks of flats and three office buildings.

Mira Banerjee | alfa
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http://www.tekes.fi

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