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Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Saturday, September 12th, 2020
Businesses of all sizes can help do their part in controlling the amount of waste they are generating by developing and implementing a commercial recycling program. Most organizations do not pay attention to the volume of waste materials generated. Their recycling and waste management plans simply focus on waste hauling and trash removal. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Thursday, August 20th, 2020

When we toss things into the trash, have you ever wondered how long it would take for something to decompose and break down? You might be surprised to learn that many types of waste materials take hundreds of years to decompose. Yet, others like glass will never decompose at all.

All sorts of waste end up in the trash, including solid waste, food waste, and recyclable waste. The next time you are getting ready to put something into the trash, ask yourself:

Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020
Investing in a commercial garbage compactor or a baler compactor machine can help reduce your waste management expenses. Simply purchasing the machine and having it installed at your business does not mean there are not things you need to do to keep equipment working correctly. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
When you think about the impacts the COVID-19 crisis has had on different types of businesses and organizations, one that is not thought about much is the recycling and waste management industry. Most people are surprised to learn that even in this industry changes are occurring in response to the pandemic and adapting current and future practices using the provided guidance on COVID-19. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Monday, July 13th, 2020
When was the last time you looked at your waste disposal services contract? Do you know what the terms and conditions of the contract are? When was the last time you renegotiated your contract? If you cannot answer these questions, you could be paying too much for waste disposal services. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
On October 30th, 2019, the New York City Council passed the Commercial Waste Zones law, which requires designated carters or waste haulers for each of more than 20 different zones. In late November, this was signed into law by the NYC Mayor. Negotiating a commercial waste collection contract in this changing landscape is causing local businesses to review their waste management plan. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Monday, July 6th, 2020
Recycling and waste management is something all businesses should think about on a regular basis. Each business will have its own specific needs and requirements in disposing of waste and the materials it can recycle. Yet, by taking the time to evaluate what you can do as a business owner, it is possible to discover various means to cut your commercial waste management costs. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

A trash compactor can help save you money on your waste management costs. First, a waste compactor allows you to compact waste and remove the air so you are left with a neat, tidy “cube” of waste. As such, your waste takes up less space in your dumpster.

Since you will need less space for your waste, you will need fewer trash pickups by your waste hauler. Fewer pickups translate to a reduction in waste-hauling costs.

Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Friday, June 12th, 2020
Back in 2017, China announced new practices regarding what type of recyclable materials it would accept from the United States. This change created a trickle-down effect that rocked the waste management industry across the nation. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Friday, June 5th, 2020
Manufacturing plants generate a lot of waste that can include anything from wasted raw materials to cardboard and more. By taking the time to find out how to reduce waste in manufacturing, not only can you reduce waste costs but also make your plant more productive and improve your bottom line. (more…)