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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…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, October 21st, 2013
X-Press-Pack-CompactorWhat is an industrial trash compactor? In essence, it is any type of compactor that is used by a business to simplify its waste management processes or save money. Sometimes referred to as a commercial compactor, compacting dumpster, or dumpster compactor, this type of equipment exists in a wide variety of forms and can be used to dispose of everything from cardboard to furniture. A few examples of the industrial trash compactor are pre-crushers, self-contained compactors, balers (both horizontal and vertical), X-press pack compactors, vertical compactors, and indoor compactors.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, October 17th, 2013
ID-100176792Restaurant operators are usually more concerned with developing their menu and making their establishment an attractive place to dine than they are with the trash that goes out the back door. Restaurant garbage presents a unique challenge to many owners. Because many restaurant owners pay upwards of $12,000-$20,000 annually per location for waste removal, cost is usually the force that drives owners to pay attention to how they are handling the waste management aspect of their business. There are many things to consider when evaluating the best way to handle restaurant garbage.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, October 14th, 2013
ID-10085125Most astute Business Owners and CFO’s spend much time pondering how they can maximize their company’s profits and lower their overhead costs. Perhaps the most obvious way to increase profits is to lower operating expenses. Like Benjamin Franklin said, “A penny saved is a penny earned.”Still, the question that plagues many Business Owners is how to lower their expenses. That is why many businesses hire outside consultants, whose core competency is loss prevention in one area or another, to help them add money to their bottom line.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Global Trash Solutions saves McDonald's owners millions of dollars per year using the GTS 2000 Trash Compactor/Cardboard Baler.Lake Park, FL - Global Trash Solutions has quickly become one of the nations fastest growing small businesses. With the support of McDonald's owners around the world, they have been able to implement a high-end trash compaction system that reduced waste hauling costs by over 1 million dollars in 2009. Global Trash Solutions was established in January of 2008 and has been part of the "Green Initiative" from its inception.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Friday, February 10th, 2012
Panera-Bread-300x116Golden Gate Bread Company is showing restaurants throughout the country that a 75% recycling rate is possible.The Panera Bread at 301 King Street in San Francisco implemented a recycling program last fall that diverts 75% of their waste from California landfills.  King Street Panera Bread’s recycling program falls in line with the San Francisco Commission on Environment’s goal for Zero Waste.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Friday, January 6th, 2012
Panera-Bread-300x116Panera Bread has brought an innovative solution to handling waste to Manhattan.Panera Bread entered the Manhattan market in style by opening its 1,500th café in February of 2012 at 330 7th Avenue at 29th Street. They have since opened three additional cafés: East 86th Street; Fifth Avenue at 40th Street; and Union Square.These new Manhattan cafés are following the trend set by other Panera Bread’s in areas like San Francisco, CA and Lakewood, WA. They are including an indoor compactor manufactured by Global Trash Solutions of Palm Beach, FL in their building plans in order to reduce waste removal costs and maximize efficiency.(more…)