Van Rijnsbergen-Liebregts weighs waste with a RCS PLUS weighing system to maintain a precise waste flow registration

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Waste processing is subject to strict environmental requirements. With a weighing system you know the exact weights of the waste materials and it helps you to maintain a precise waste flow registration.

"Mobile weighing is addictive. Once you have it, you don’t want to be without it anymore."

- WOUT VAN RIJNSBERGEN, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Waste flow registration

Van Rijnsbergen-Liebregts rents out waste containers, collects waste and recycles it back into raw materials. Every year some 35.000 ton of industrial waste, and construction and demolition waste passes through the Zaltbommel facility. On peak days, 100 to 125 containers are offloaded and processed. The company also provides storage and handling facilities for construction debris, wood, green waste, cardboard and paper. Waste processing today is subject to ever more strict environmental requirements. Not only do companies like Van Rijnsbergen invest in cleaner installations, they are also obliged to maintain a precise waste flow registration.

Weighing data registered in a central database

Full waste containers are collected by freight truck and transported to the hub in Zaltbommel. At the hub, the forklift driver uses his PDA handheld terminal to scan the container number for ID, then lifts the container off the freight truck. In the same instant, the scale on the lift truck weighs the container. The UniMobile software on the PDA collects both qualitative information (barcode ID) and quantitative information (weight). It sends weight, client number and waste flow type back to the UniWin PC, where the data set is registered in a central database, processed and reported.

Saving time with RCS Plus 

The lift truck empties the container at the disposal site and moves on to offload the next one. This new way of working brings Van Rijnsbergen-Liebregts huge time savings. It used to be that every single container was weighed on a weigh bridge, where the lift truck was often waiting its turn. Now offloading the container, weighing it and registering the data in the computer system is one single process flow.