Opening New Glass Breaking Technology Christchurch
Press Release 8 September 2017
Kiwi ingenuity helps crush transport costs post-quake
The opening of new glass breaking technology in Christchurch today is aimed at reducing the impact of the Kaikoura earthquake on the recycling industry.
L-to-R-Chris Grant, Managing-Director 5R, Glenn Livingston, Councillor CCC, Rob Langford, Chair Glass Packaging Forum
Innovative Christchurch-based company 5R Solutions Ltd has come up with a way to tackle the problem of high transport costs for glass caused by damaged to State Highway 1, thanks to some good old Kiwi ingenuity. The company has designed a one-of-a-kind loading system with built-in bottle breaker to speed up the processing of recovered container glass at their Christchurch hub.
L to R – Rob Langford, Chair Glass Packaging Forum, Glenn Livingston Councillor CCC, Chris Grant Managing Director 5R