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Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, November 25th, 2013
ID-100179540Is your compactor broken and in disrepair? Are you looking to repair a dumpster compactor? Weighing your options in terms of whether to fix the machine or not? Global Trash Solutions is the nation’s most trusted dumpster compactor source.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, November 21st, 2013
ID-10048605Are you thinking of purchasing a used trash compactor? Reducing waste and saving money are major concerns for most businesses world wide. We know that reducing the amount of trash reduces the waste hauling cost, and it helps protect our landfills and the environment. Trash is not a subject that is usually first on any business owners to-do-list.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, November 18th, 2013
ID-100107991Restaurant Waste Reduction: Restaurant owners and operators face daily challenges with waste management concerns -such as trash removal, energy consumption, and water waste.  Implementing waste reduction programs benefits both small and large restaurants with significant cost savings, which is essential to the bottom line.  It's very simple, reducing restaurant waste is a solid business decision and it helps preserve our precious environment...GO GREEN.  Many municipalities and haulers will support financial incentives to restaurants that help reduce waste.  By disposing of products that can be composted or recycled takes up valuable space in landfills and demands the high cost to develop new landfill sites.  Reduction and recycling conserves energy and requires less water consumption.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, November 14th, 2013
Piles of colorful plastic waste on a recycling siteA waste broker is an entity that companies use as an intermediary between themselves and their trash haulers. Brokers usually take over their clients trash procedures and become the customer of the waste hauler, and then in turn bill their clients for trash service. Brokers may sign contracts directly with waste haulers, or may instead choose to do business on a month-to-month basis with their trash vendors. Companies use brokers for everything from medical waste to recyclables to grease traps.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, November 11th, 2013
ID-100132414There are many different types of Trash Compactors on the market today and deciding whether to purchase new or used can drastically affect your bottom line. The price difference for a used trash compactor is typically between 25%-30% below the retail price.  In some applications this could mean as much as $10,000.00 in savings!Global Trash Solutions has the widest selection of used inventory in North America. Our inventory includes not only the GTS1000 and GTS2000 models but also the BWS1000, Chicago Trash Packer and Harmony models are available as well.  GTS specializes in the refurbishment of any indoor/outdoor trash compactor and offers the industry’s most complete warranty - Global has a very knowledgeable and experienced staff.  Also, with the purchase of any refurbished equipment GTS offers a waste and recycling consultation to suit the individual needs of each and every customer.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, November 7th, 2013
iStock_000023869205XSmallMany businesses today consider using a waste consultant as a means to save time and money and streamline their waste removal processes. Waste brokers are third parties that govern all of the waste removal processes for a business’s individual locations. For example, if a company owns twelve locations in the greater Houston area, each location may use a different vendor for waste removal. This means the facilities manager has to sign individual contracts with vendors specific to each area. Hiring a waste consultant can simplify waste removal for a company because the waste broker takes care of contracting vendors to pick up the trash and recyclables at the companies individual locations. Some brokers offer additional services such as grease trap pick up and hazardous waste services.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, November 4th, 2013
two businessmen discussing at the meetingWhy Hire a Waste Consultant? A waste consultant is an independent party or company not affiliated with any trash hauler that consults with businesses to help them streamline their waste processes and reduce waste expenses. With over 500 affiliates, the largest network of waste consultants in the US is Environmental Waste Solutions, a company out of Tampa that was founded by Darwyn Williams. Environmental Waste Solutions teaches individuals and companies how to identify and implement savings opportunities for potential clients. EWS affiliates usually offer a shared savings program that requires no up-front investment and is totally performance-based.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, October 31st, 2013
ID-10039539Waste Management Solutions:  In recent years there has been a lot of buzz about the environment and what people and companies can do to become more eco-friendly. So much energy and time goes into running a business that many business owners are “in the dark” when it comes to working out the details of waste management solutions that will help their business and benefit the environment. There are several reasons why businesses should consider taking a closer look at what goes in the trash and making more of an effort to divert recyclables from their waste stream.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, October 28th, 2013
GANDER-MTN-SHERMAN-003-4Dumpster Compactor: You may have been walking to your car after enjoying a meal at the food court of your local mall when you noticed a large, rectangular object in the back of the building. What you saw was a piece of equipment called a dumpster compactor. Businesses everywhere are utilizing this equipment to avoid having to refill a regular dumpster several times per week. This equipment is available in many different sizes to accommodate every kind of trash from wet, sloppy restaurant waste to the trash coming out of residential buildings.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, October 24th, 2013
ID-100203025What is a Garbage Consultant? In today’s economy, many businesses are looking for creative ways to lower their operating costs and figure out how to do more with less. One line item on a business’s P&L statement that is often overlooked is the cost to remove garbage from the premises. Many business owners think of garbage removal as a fixed utility like gas or electricity. Little do they know that by hiring a garbage consultant, they can potentially add thousands of dollars per year back to their bottom line. A garbage consultant is just like any other consultant – they are experts in the field of garbage and recycling. It is very easy to end up overpaying for garbage without realizing it, which is why a garbage consultant is essential in keeping operating costs low for businesses that generate large volumes of garbage. A garbage consultant is a business or individual that offers expert advice on how to handle garbage and recycling processes.(more…)