The role and significance of dust collectors in waste management and recycling process


Waste recycling plants need dust collectors which not only effectively remove dust and dirt particles form air but also comply with safety standards. In this article we explain what the role of the dust collectors is in this sector.

Why do recycling plants need dust collectors?

Waste recycling and waste management involve many specialized operations such as shredding, crushing collecting, sorting, sieving or pelleting. Very often during these operations some enormous amounts of dusts and dirt particles are realeased into the air. Dust collectors extract these harmful dusts and filter the air improving its quality, providing protection for the personel and streamlining production processes.

What types of dust collectors can be used in recycling processes?

We offer a wide range of devices designed for waste treatment and recycling operations: cyclone separators, baghouse dust collectors, dust collectors with pleaded filter cartridges for fume and fine dust collection, screw and chain conveyors. We also offer solutions which help organizing the processes such as sliding dampers, extraction fans, rotary valves, piping elements, extraction hoses and many others.

What do legal acts say about recycling?

The role and importance of dust collectors in waste recycling processes is pointed out by specific legal acts. One of them is the directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control), which lays down rules on municipal recycling facilities and recycling plants. The directive also refers to the BAT document (which inludes Best Available Techniques for waste treatment).