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  • 5 Reasons to Own Your Waste Management Equipment Versus Renting it

    You know that your company generates recyclable waste on large scale and that landfilling it is not a feasible option for environmental, security, and possibly legal reasons. Having waste management equipment on-site makes sense. With your waste management equipment integrated, you and your staff don’t......

  • The Top 3 Materials That Companies Throw Away When They Should Be Recycling Them

    While recycling efforts have come leaps and bounds in recent years, there is a still a long way to go to reverse the damage caused by decades of improper waste disposal. Most people are doing their part, taking the time to sort and recycle everyday......

  • 4 Ways to Prevent Dumpster Diving at Your Facility

    Dumpster diving refers to the act of trying and salvaging items that may have been tossed out by someone. Although dumpster diving may not be illegal, people may trespass your business property for this purpose, which is definitely illegal. Not to mention the trash may......

  • 5 Methods to Increase the Sustainability of Your Company’s Waste Management

    Making efforts to increase the sustainability of your business is not just about following a trend, it is about preserving and taking care of our planet. Even if your company is already implementing waste management strategies, there are ways to further improve their sustainability. Increasing......

  • 5 Types of Products Commonly Made from Recycled Cardboard

    Cardboard is one of the most widely recyclable materials in the world, with the paper-based material being easy to recycle, helping keep energy consumption down and lowering our reliance on raw materials like trees. Whether recycling domestically or commercially, everyone should try to recycle their......

  • 5 Ways to Increase Sustainability at Your Company

    Sustainability is more than just a compliance requirement nowadays. It is a business opportunity and a key to business success as it gives companies a competitive edge by implementing something that has become increasingly important to consumers: environmental awareness. Not only do sustainable business practices......

  • The 5 Most Common Service Needs for Commercial Trash Compactors

    Commercial trash compactors are without a doubt a wise investment for businesses that generate large volumes of recycling materials and/or waste. By crushing and compressing waste, fewer hauls are required – resulting in lowered collection and transportation costs. But commercial compactors work hard and are......

  • Industrial Trash Compactors Are Great For These 4 Types of Waste

    For many businesses, industrial trash compactors are considered a must-have. Apart from helping to reduce the amount of different types of waste that is collected, industrial compactors come with a number of additional benefits. The type of waste a business produces varies from one industry......

  • 4 Waste Management Tips for Supermarkets

    As businesses around the country strive to improve their environmental efforts, the importance of recycling in the retail industry has never been more apparent. Supermarkets feature some of the highest volumes of recyclable materials used as packaging for their products, highlighting how important it is......

  • These 4 Bad Equipment Operating Habits Will Cause Your Baler to Need Repairs More Often Than Necessary

    Balers are one of the most widely used machines for commercial recycling, being found everywhere from retail businesses to industrial waste management facilities. By compacting various forms of waste, balers allow for much easier recycling efforts, simplifying the processing and transportation of a company’s waste.......

  • 3 Ways to Determine What Size Trash Compactor Your Business Needs

    When looking for the right type of waste and recycling equipment, it’s not uncommon for business owners to find themselves in a difficult decision. After all, equipment such as trash compactors requires a substantial investment. Not to mention the variety of sizes and options available......

  • Problems with Your Baler? Don’t DIY, Call a Professional Baler Repair Service for These 6 Reasons

    Balers are an environmentally responsible and cost-effective way to handle in-house waste. The key to ensuring that your baler performs as expected is to get it properly serviced. And if there are any problems with your baler, then rather than trying to fix it yourself,......

  • Industrial Trash Compactors Work as Good as They Do for These 5 Reasons

    Industrial trash compactors are growing in popularity in various industries that produce large amounts of waste material and are looking for ways to avoid having a lot of clutter because of it. Installing an industrial trash compactor to help with industrial waste management is highly......

  • 5 Reasons Why Businesses Should Use Commercial Trash Compactors Instead of Regular Dumpsters

    Upgrading waste management systems is always worthwhile if the volume of waste requires more efficient processes. Any businesses looking to streamline waste management will certainly benefit from upgrading to a commercial trash compactor, with this hardware providing many advantages over regular dumpsters. As the name......

  • 7 Things Made from Recycled Glass

    Glass is an amazing substance. It can be recycled again and again. The good thing about this wonderful substance is that it retains its quality after recycling. There are so many different things that are made from recycling this versatile material. So, let’s take a......

  • 7 Ways for Large Distribution Centers to Reduce Their Ecological Footprint

    Most businesses want to go green these days and reduce their ecological footprint. Large distribution centers need to do this more so than other businesses because being an environmentally responsible distribution center is good for everyone. Customers appreciate that such businesses are making an effort......

  • What are the Differences Between Self-Contained Compactors and Stationary Compactors?

    Compactors are among the most widely used machines for waste management processes. Waste volume is significantly reduced using a commercial compactor, freeing up space and preventing dumpster rummaging and pilfering, not to mention reducing bad odors and avoiding vermin issues around waste disposal. Any business......

  • 3 Things to Consider When Deciding Between Purchasing New or Used Recycling Equipment

    Whether your business works in the recycling industry or you want to introduce recycling into your waste management processes, there is a range of equipment available. As the recycling industry is more thriving than ever, there is a huge increase in equipment both new and......

  • The 4 Cardboard Baler Parts That Most Often Need To Be Replaced

    A cardboard baler should always receive regular scheduled maintenance to keep it working at maximum efficiency, but even the best maintained balers are susceptible to breakdowns. Due to the various internal components present in a cardboard baler, breakdowns are usually caused by issues with a......

  • 4 Reasons Why Recycling Plastic at your Facility is So Important

    Recycling is a core component of any modern waste management system. Anyone that isn’t recycling is behind with the times, as there are countless reasons why every facility should strive to recycle as much waste as possible. Plastic is possibly the most important material to......

  • 4 Reasons Why It’s So Bad to Not Recycle Cardboard

    Cardboard is one of the most commonly used materials for packing electronics and food. Because of this, it is one of the items that is recycled along with used clothes, electronics, and plastic. Recycling cardboard helps reduce solid waste, reduce demand on our natural resources,......

  • 5 Things to Consider When Selecting the Proper Baling Wire for Your Cardboard Baling

    5 Things to Consider When Selecting the Proper Baling Wire for Your Cardboard Baling Cardboard balers are designed to compact boxes, and other bulk cardboard materials into manageable bundles that can be recycled or disposed of. By eliminating the clutter, you can free up space......

  • 4 Reasons Why You Need an Industrial Trash Compactor on Your Company’s Grounds

    4 Reasons Why You Need an Industrial Trash Compactor on Your Company’s Grounds When looking to improve aspects of a business, very few companies look towards their waste management system, despite the many benefits gained from investing in it. One of the best ways to......

  • 5 Reasons You Should Consider Using a Cardboard Recycling Service At Your Business

    5 Reasons You Should Consider Using a Cardboard Recycling Service At Your Business Some businesses discard a large volume of cardboard boxes on regular basis. Cardboard recycling can become a lot easier and efficient if you use a cardboard recycling service. Many businesses benefit from......

  • 5 Different Types of Baling Wire and How They Are Used

    5 Different Types of Baling Wire and How They Are Used In the recycling industry, you need a high quality, reliable baling wire. From binding paper, cardboard, to bales and other recyclables, it is crucial that your baling wire can withstand the elements and keep......

  • 6 Amazing Facts About Aluminium Can Recycling In The USA

    6 Amazing Facts About Aluminium Can Recycling In The USA Americans are recycling more than ever. It’s great news, as recycling was once thought of in a different view than it is today, with almost every person making a conscious effort to help with recycling.......

  • Industrial Size Recycling Shredders Are Most Useful for These 4 Types of Businesses

    Industrial Size Recycling Shredders Are Most Useful for These 4 Types of Businesses If your business has a large amount of documents that need to shredded, a standard shredder will not be sufficient for the job as they can only accept a couple of documents......

  • Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Tips for Your Company’s Commercial Trash Compactor

    Spring Cleaning and Maintenance Tips for Your Company’s Commercial Trash Compactor Spring is in air, which means it time to declutter the home and get things nice and clean. But spring cleaning doesn’t need to be exclusive to your home – it’s a great opportunity......

  • Consider These 4 Things When You Are Deciding Between Buying a Used Cardboard Baler or a New One

    Consider These 4 Things When You Are Deciding Between Buying a Used Cardboard Baler or a New One Cardboard balers have gained a lot of popularity in the recent year’s thanks to their usefulness. They are one of the most useful pieces of recycling equipment.......

  • The 5 Things You Should Never Put Into The Commercial Trash Compactor You Use At Your Business

    The 5 Things You Should Never Put Into The Commercial Trash Compactor You Use At Your Business Commercial trash compactors offer a variety of benefits for many businesses. From enhancing waste management programs to making a workplace safer and cleaner, there are countless reasons to......

  • 4 Ways a Waste Compactor Can Save Your Company Money

    4 Ways a Waste Compactor Can Save Your Company Money Many businesses have to deal with the problem of reducing waste and clutter. Apart from that, trash is increasingly filling landfills these days, causing a strain on the earth and many businesses are becoming quite......

  • Protect Your Staff with These 5 Safety Tips When Operating Commercial Trash Compactors

    Protect Your Staff with These 5 Safety Tips When Operating Commercial Trash Compactors A commercial trash compactor is one of the most useful pieces of equipment for improving a waste management system. Many businesses are seeing the benefits of being able to better sort and......

  • The Top 5 Items That Are Recycled the Most After Christmas

    The Top 5 Items That Are Recycled the Most After Christmas Christmas is a time for caring, sharing, and spending time with those we love most. From exchanging gifts to eating a wholesome feast, there are many festive traditions well worth celebrating each year. However,......

  • Most Cardboard Recycling Comes from These 3 Types of Places

    Most Cardboard Recycling Comes from These 3 Types of Places Cardboard is one of the most commonly recycled materials in the world. It is 100% biodegradable, non-toxic, and also one of the few materials that can often be reused in its current state. But recycling......

  • 6 Things That Get Put into Bales and Why

    6 Things That Get Put into Bales and Why Recycling is very important and beneficial for our environment. Used materials are processed into new products in the recycling process. This process helps reduce energy use, reduce consumption of new materials, and helps prevent waste. Once......

  • We Still Haven’t Figured Out a Way to Recycle These 7 Types of Items

    We Still Haven’t Figured Out a Way to Recycle These 7 Types of Items While most people know how important recycling is and how many benefits it offers to the environment, not everybody understands that there are things that shouldn’t be recycled. If you want......

  • 4 Examples of How Other Countries Handle Recycling Differently than the United States

    4 Examples of How Other Countries Handle Recycling Differently than the United States As the world’s population continues to grow, so too does the number of resources consumed, resulting in billions of tons of waste every year. Thankfully, environmental concerns have become much more prominent......

  • 4 Ways The Recycling Industry Has Advanced Over The Years

    4 Ways The Recycling Industry Has Advanced Over The Years Recycling has come a long way in recent decades. With businesses, governments, and the average individual becoming more environmentally conscious, there has been some incredible strides taken that have made recycling a normal practice for......

  • 3 Reasons Why It’s Bad to Throw Away Things That Should Be Recycled

    3 Reasons Why It’s Bad to Throw Away Things That Should Be Recycled The throw-away culture has reached its threshold, and can no longer simply continue throwing away things and not recycle them without a proper judgment call. Our environment is suffering from rapidly expanding......

  • 6 Types of Materials That Can be Baled

    6 Types of Materials That Can be Baled When shipping, storing or transporting materials, you need to take great care in how you handle them.  Various materials thrive in different conditions and it is up to you to determine how to transport them without facilitating......

  • What Happens With Trash after It Is Picked Up From a Business

    What Happens With Trash after It Is Picked Up From a Business Most businesses hire waste collection companies to empty their waste on a weekly or monthly basis. However, many people have no idea about what happens to waste after these waste disposal companies pick......

  • 3 Tips to Help Industrial Businesses Improve Their Bottom Line

    3 Tips to Help Industrial Businesses Improve Their Bottom Line Most industrial businesses are looking for ways to increase their bottom line without affecting their budget drastically. One effective way to achieve this is to buy waste management equipment in order to dispose of their......

  • 6 Types of Businesses that Should Use a Commercial Cardboard Baler

    6 Types of Businesses that Should Use a Commercial Cardboard Baler Cardboard balers are a great waste management tool for many types of businesses both small and large. By compacting cardboard waste into small, manageable bundles, waste disposal and recycling becomes much easier and could......

  • 5 Ways to Stay Safe When Working with Heavy Machinery

    5 Ways to Stay Safe When Working with Heavy Machinery There are many risks when operating heavy machinery. It’s critical to understand what these risks are so that you can prevent property damage and accidents. Whether you are taking on new help or simply need......

  • 6 Reasons Why a Shopping Center Needs to Have a Waste Compactor

    6 Reasons Why a Shopping Center Needs to Have a Waste Compactor Shopping centers have a huge responsibility when it comes to waste management. Retailers create large quantities of waste daily, and how this is dealt with not only impacts public perception, but also many......

  • 5 Ways for Distribution Center to Greatly Reduce Waste

    5 Ways for Distribution Centers to Greatly Reduce Waste Distribution centers receive huge amounts of goods packaged in plastic wrapping and cardboard. After unpacking the contents, a large quantity of waste packaging material remains. In the past, this waste material was thrown into dumpsters for......

  • The History of Recycling and How It Has Evolved

    The History of Recycling and How It Has Evolved Throughout the centuries, the use and reuse of material and natural resources has been critical to the development and survival of human civilizations, particularly in times of austerity. The main goal of recycling is to get......

  • 8 Things That Are Made from Recycled Plastic

    8 Things That Are Made from Recycled Plastic Manufacturing goods from recycled and reclaimed materials has become quite popular in the last decade. Thanks to the new technology available, the quality and appearance of these goods is also improved. Plastics is one area where recycling......

  • The Top 7 Money Making Recyclable Materials

    The Top 7 Money Making Recyclable Materials By recycling, not only can you help the environment, you can make money too. Whether you are selling your old cell phone or recycling cans, there are a lot of ways you can make money. While some things......

  • 8 Products That are Made from Recycled Cardboard

    8 Products That are Made from Recycled Cardboard Not all manufacturers go for recycled cardboard as a preferred material when it comes to making new products. Unlike plastic and other similar products, cardboard products are not durable that have been designed to last a long......

  • The 5 Cities in California That Do the Most Recycling

    The 5 Cities in California That Do the Most Recycling Over the years, California has led the way in recycling, conservation, and environmental efforts for the United States. A high level of environmental awareness has helped California forge ecological strategies that are highly valued and......

  • The 8 Stages in the Process of Cardboard Recycling

    The 8 Stages in the Process of Cardboard Recycling Recycling is the best way to prevent the depletion of our natural resources. Cardboard waste materials play an important role among the most common materials we use in our everyday lives. Recycling companies are quite helpful......

  • The Top 4 Most Profitable Things to Recycle in California

    The Top 4 Most Profitable Things to Recycle in California Almost everything is recyclable. Everything returns to dust with the passage of time one way or the other. The only difference is in what form and how quickly it gets there. From ink cartridges to......

  • What Happens with Bottles and Cans After They Are Turned in for Recycling?

    What Happens with Bottles and Cans After They Are Turned in for Recycling? The first step that a recycling plant has to do as soon as they receive a large number of bottles and cans is begin to separate them. Since the process for recycling......

  • The 5 Most Profitable Items for a Recycling Center

    The 5 Most Profitable Items for a Recycling Center Not only is recycling great for the environment, it also has the added benefit of being extremely profitable if you are receiving the right items from people. Whether you are simply flipping these old items, or......

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