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Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
20120422044236Burger_King_Logo.svg_-300x300Lake Park, FL --In the fast food industry where cutting expenses is paramount, Global Trash Solutions announced today that it has generated $3,300 in average monthly savings for FOR Norwest LLC as a result of their waste management consulting services. FOR Norwest, who owns and operates 37 Burger Kings in Washington and Alaska, enrolled with Global Trash Solutions in mid-October 2013 after the Company provided them with a comprehensive consultation and potential savings report. In less than two weeks, FOR Norwest’s waste and recycling expenses had dropped dramatically. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
ID-10066142-300x199Waste management consultants are businesses and individuals that help companies develop the best possible solutions for trash disposal and recycling processes. Business owners have so many responsibilities that finding the most economical and environmentally-sound way of disposing of their businesses waste products does not always make it to the top of their list. Many companies hire waste management consultants as a resource to help with ISO or LEED certification, or simply to help them save time. Professional waste consultants exist in a variety of forms; some function as brokers, while others may have worked for hauling companies in the past and have developed enough expertise to function as an independent waste consultant. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Do you own a business in Pittsburgh or the surrounding area and would like to save money on commercial waste management? Have you noticed your trash expenses climbing over the years, even after you may have met with your hauler and received a “price rollback” in the past? Do you understand the strict City of Pittsburgh requirements for commercial recycling and trash disposal? (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
ID-100224091Waste brokers are companies that take on the responsibilities of a company’s waste collection and disposal processes. Brokers do not actually pick up the trash themselves, but instead become a middle-man between the waste hauler and the customer. They handle the collection of all types of materials including municipal solid waste (MSW), medical waste, and recyclables such as cardboard, plastic, glass, organics, and aluminum.  Some waste brokers also offer other services such as property maintenance, snow plowing, plumbing, power washing, and grease trap pick-up. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
[caption id="attachment_3182" align="alignright" width="170"]IMAG1336-579x1024 Reducing Waste, Saving Money, Changing the Way We Think About Trash[/caption] West Palm Beach, FL; Anaheim, California- Trash removal seems like an afterthought to most of us. Thankfully for food outlets that produce a high volume of trash, like the new Starbucks at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, CA, it is Peter Spano's first thought. Spano, Global Trash Solutions’ President and Founder, envisioned making trash and recycling smaller through compaction. He knew it could reduce costs and the user’s carbon footprint. "I understand that it's a headache paying too much for trash removal, storing leaking trash bags in the back room, running trash to the dumpster during lunch rushes, and having removal companies on the parking lot every day picking it up," said Spano of his clients’ trash and recycling challenges. For the past six years, GTS has been reducing businesses trips to the dumpster through its various trash and recycling compactors and balers. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Retail stores, restaurants, and office buildings are often faced with rising commercial waste collection costs and new local regulations regarding commercial waste management. Sometimes rising prices are the motivating factor in researching the benefits of a trash compactor for your business, or you may be taking the proactive approach to cost reduction, safety, and developing a greener company image. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Do you own a business or income property in Seattle? Have you found yourself confused by what seem to be extremely tight restrictions on what your business may do with its waste? Do you know how to comply with Seattle’s recycling program, which includes fines for food waste in garbage containers? Are you being required to change the type of packaging you use at your business and threatened with fines if you do not comply? Would you like to save money on business waste management costs in Seattle, WA? (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
If you are concerned about the cost of commercial trash service in Houston or the state of Texas, lowering these expenses is possible. One of the first steps is to find out if your garbage service is a fixed utility or an expense you can directly control. The answer to that question depends on where your business is located. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Do you own a business in Maryland or the surrounding area that is looking to save money on waste management? Have you noticed that your garbage bill has gradually escalated to an amount that is more than you ever expected to pay when you contracted for service? Have you had trouble reaching the representative who originally signed you up for trash service? (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
ID-10024452-300x225Do you own a business in the northeast? Have you noticed a considerable increase in your monthly expenses for trash and recycling service over the past year? Did the name of your garbage company suddenly change following a sharp increase in your monthly hauling expenses or vice versa? Have you received a form letter (or one for each location you own) citing "the increasing cost of disposal, fuel, and other factors" to rationalize a rate hike, sometimes in the hundreds of dollars, that appeared on your next invoice? (more…)