Archive for September, 2013

The History Of Reverse Vending 1920 to 2014

September 16, 2013

The History Of Reverse Vending – Reverse Vending Machines

The History of Reverse Vending

The first patent for a “Empty Container Return and Handling Machine” with a coin return mechanism was filed in America on 13th September 1920

The first patent for a “Empty Container Return and Handling Machine” with a coin return mechanism was filed in America on 13th September 1920 by Elmer M Jones and Sue Walker Vance.

The First working Bottle Return Machine was invented and manufactured by “Wicanders” from Sweden used in the late 1950’s.

In 1962 an advanced Automatic Bottle Return Machine was designed by Aage Tveitan and manufactured in Norway by his company Arthur Tveitan ASA. Reverse Vending ® are the First to install reVend Reverse Vending Machines in numerous Sectors → read more

Used in Europe for the last five decades, In most cases Reverse Vending Machines are used in markets that have deposits on beverage containers, offering a highly efficient method of identifying the deposit amount of each container returned and providing a refund to the customer.

Reverse Vending is “proven” technology which has been used for over five decades, these fifth Generation Reverse Vending Machines are able to automate the recovery and recycling of thousands of used beverage containers each week. week.

There are over 100,000 Reverse Vending Machines installed throughout the Globe.Through the capabilities of its reverse vending technology, we offer a range of dynamic initiatives designed to increase the value of the recycling experience for the host and the user.

New 2014 Range of Reverse Vending Machines

Reverse vending machines, (RVM's) are automated machines that utilise advanced technology to identify, sort, collect and process used beverage containers.

Reverse vending machines, (RVM’s) are automated machines that utilise advanced technology to identify, sort, collect and process used beverage containers.

Reverse Vending ® offer a range of dynamic initiatives designed to increase the value of the recycling experience for the host and the user. We have 27 Years Experience.

Reverse Vending Corporation introduced Reverse Vending to the UK and Ireland.

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Used in Europe for over five decades, In most cases Reverse Vending Recycling Systems are used in markets that have deposits on beverage containers, offering a highly efficient method of identifying the deposit amount of each container returned and providing a refund to the customer, .

With 27 Years Reverse Vending Experience, we are the leaders of innovation in our industry.

In 2004 we designed the First reVend Reverse Vending Machines for vending cup recycling. The “stand alone” machines automate the collection of vending cups, giving the recycler a reward voucher for each vending cup recycled.

Reverse Vending Corporation installed the First Reverse Vending Machine in Scotland

We have launched Scotland’s first reverse vending recycling initiative to encourage more people to switch to greener bus travel and reduce landfill. The innovative scheme is run in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council, offering discounted bus travel in return for used drinks cans and plastic bottles.  A hi-tech reverse vending recycling machine has been introduced at Ellon Park and Ride facility, which is used by around 125,000 people every year, allowing commuters to recycle their waste and get cheaper sustainable travel.  It uses advanced barcode technology to identify, sort, collect and recycle steel and aluminium drinks cans, as well as plastic drinks bottles.  Consumers receive a Stagecoach green point for every item recycled at the facility, which they can then redeem for discounted bus travel and other offers.

Stagecoach launched Scotland’s first reverse vending recycling initiative to encourage more people to switch to greener bus travel and reduce landfill. The innovative scheme is run in offered discounted bus travel in return for used drinks cans and plastic bottles. A hi-tech reverse vending recycling machine has been introduced at Ellon Park and Ride facility, which is used by around 125,000 people every year, allowing commuters to recycle their waste and get cheaper sustainable travel. It uses advanced barcode technology to identify, sort, collect and recycle steel and aluminium drinks cans, as well as plastic drinks bottles. Consumers receive a Stagecoach green point for every item recycled at the facility, which they can then redeem for discounted bus travel and other offers. Watch BBC News  Video >>> 

Reverse Vending  installed the “First Reverse Vending Machines” in UK Schools, Colleges, Offices and Universities, years ahead of any competitors.

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Reverse Vending ® invented and designed the technology to enable the safe collection of CFL (mercury containing) Domestic Light Bulbs from IKEA customers. IKEA customers receive a reward for each light bulb recycled.

The reVend Light Bulb Recycling Reverse Vending Machine accepts ALL Domestic Light Bulbs. Each participating light bulb is recognised by the latest Video Recognition System.

The reVend Light Bulb Recycling Reverse Vending Machine accepts ALL Domestic Light Bulbs. Each participating light bulb is recognised by the latest Video Recognition System.

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Light Bulb Recycling Reverse Vending Machine installed in Brazil – São Paulo

September 12, 2013

The reVend Light Bulb Recycling Reverse Vending Machine Brazil – São Paulo

Another reVend Light Bulb Reverse Vending Machine installed

Brazil - São Paulo another reVend Light Bulb Reverse Vending Machine installed

Brazil – São Paulo another reVend Light Bulb Reverse Vending Machine installed

The reVend Light Bulb Recycling Reverse Vending Machine accepts ALL Domestic Light Bulbs. Each participating light bulb is recognised by the latest Video Recognition System.

The reVend patented Light Bulb Recycling Reverse Vending Machine ensures that ALL Low Energy Light Bulbs are safely collected and safely stored, ready for recycling. read more

Safety is the main feature of this machine with an automated soft drop system to safely collect and lower the light bulbs into a special collection container and an onboard mercury fume extractor and mercury fume filter to remove any mercury fumes. read more

The reVend light bulb recycling machines automatically send a text or email when the secure light bulb storage container is nearly full and needs to be emptied.

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Each participating light bulb is recognised by the latest Video Recognition Technology.
The user then receives a reward incentive voucher for every light bulb recycled which is automatically dispensed by the machine

reVend is an international company that specialises in supplying reverse vending machine systems, installation, material recovery and recycling through its experienced management team in RV technology, recycling and waste management.

reVend provides a total environmental reverse vending recycling solution package including regular maintenance services and full waste management services.

The touch screen enables the user to choose from a large selection of different rewards, the user may even choose to donate to charity.

The touch screen enables the user to choose from a large selection of different rewards, the user may even choose to donate to charity.

reVend Light Bulb Recycling Machine
The reVend Light Bulb Reverse Vending Recycling machine was developed by reVend utilising existing proven reverse vending platforms with added new technologies including mercury fume extractors, soft drop mechanism and light bulb video recognition..
The Light Bulb Recognition Database is updated regularly.The machines are automatically updated via telemetry from anywhere in the world by authorised users . If a new light bulb is launched, the database is also updated automatically.

reVend Reverse Vending Recycling machines
This “proven” Reverse Vending technology has been used for over four decades and our fourth generation machines are able to automate the recovery and recycling of thousands of recyclates each week.

There are over 100,000 Reverse Vending Recycling machines installed throughout the world.

Through the capabilities of its reverse vending recycling technology, reVend offers a range of dynamic initiatives designed to increase the value of the recycling experience for the host and the user.

Reverse Vending Recycling Machine Technology

September 3, 2013

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Reverse Vending Corporation have 27 years “Reverse Vending” experience and are constantly creating and designing new recycling technologies.

Reverse Vending Corporation invented the technology to enable all bar codes to be recognised on participating used drink plastic bottles and used drink cans, without the need to use rollers to rotate the drink container.

A series of bar code readers are located at the front of the acceptance belt , enabling the bar code to be identified and checked as the bottle or can is accepted by the Reverse Vending Machine.

A series of bar code readers are located at the front of the acceptance belt , enabling the bar code to be identified and checked as the bottle or can is accepted by the Reverse Vending Machine.

Reverse Vending Corporation also invented and designed the “Award Winning” Light Bulb Recycling Machine

We are happy to design and create a bespoke Recycling Solution to your requirements

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