• Engineering
  • Published 2004

Bag splitter device having waste separating means

  title={Bag splitter device having waste separating means},
  author={Gordan Moorehead and David Owen},
A bag splitter device 10, for use in a waste management apparatus, comprising a hopper 100 for receiving mixed waste material, said hopper containing: (i) a lower end region 105 being provided with a unit 104 for tearing open any of said received waste material that is held in bags, and a first exit for receiving waste so torn open from said bags; and (ii) an upper end region 107 being provided with one or more resilient tines 108, and a second exit for disposing of non-tearable items of waste.