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Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, December 16th, 2013
GTS-2000-200x300 The GTS 2000 Commercial Trash Compactor compacts trash on a 15 to 1 ratio, and will produce cardboard bales over 100 pounds. This compactor is available as an indoor or outdoor model. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, December 12th, 2013
ID-10042290-300x199Commercial trash compactors come in many different styles and sizes that are customized to meet specific types of customer’s needs. Large 15-40 yard self-contained compactors are generally used by restaurants, supermarkets, department stores, and malls that share a dumpster. These compactors are ideal for businesses that produce large volumes of waste and have plenty of space outside for equipment. Businesses that are limited on space such as fast food restaurants often prefer to use indoor trash compactors or outdoor vertical compactors. Indoor compactors are typically about the size of a refrigerator, and outdoor vertical compactors can fit in most standard dumpster corrals. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, December 9th, 2013
ID-10095425-300x198Many companies think about dumpster service as a fixed utility such as gas or electricity. In some parts of the country, municipalities will contract with trash haulers to service the entire area in what is referred to in the industry as a franchise agreement. In franchised areas, usually the city and the hauler agree on a “fair” rate that they then pass on (sometimes along with taxes and other surcharges) to businesses and residents of the city. In other areas of the country, there are open markets where a few different trash haulers offer service and compete for business. In these areas trash service is unregulated and, therefore, highly competitive. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, December 5th, 2013
ID-10056831-300x256Industrial trash compactors help large manufacturing facilities and a variety of other businesses get the most out of their dumpsters. Some manufacturing facilities get many shipments of raw materials per day that are delivered in cardboard containers. These facilities would be well-advised to purchase a cardboard baler to take care of the leftover packaging. Balers are available in both horizontal and vertical models. They compact cardboard into large cubes that weigh upwards of 1 ton. These cardboard cubes are loaded onto pallets and can be sold. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, December 2nd, 2013
ID-100208174-300x199Are you in the business, or do you have a strong desire to be a restaurant owner....but you don't have a surplus of cash to purchase good quality equipment? One option would be to lease the equipment. This would allow you to choose from top quality names and brands without a staggering investment of your capital. Leasing restaurant equipment is the engine that helps drive restaurant owners to obtain new equipment or upgrade aging existing equipment.  When looking at the possibility of leasing equipment, you must factor in quality, cost, convenience and the term. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, November 28th, 2013
ID-100209710Global Trash Solutions specializes in recycling solutions for restaurants and owners who are looking to reduce their carbon footprint and lower their waste and recycling bills. GTS offers solutions custom tailored specifically to owner operators who have large volumes of restaurant waste. Waste markets are regionalized to the point where a neighboring town may have different rules and regulation than the city next door. This makes it extremely difficult for restaurant owner and operators to stay on top of every new health and safety measure being enacted throughout the country. (more…)
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
Restaurant owners and managers face many challenges when it comes to food waste management. These tips on how to minimize wasted food and reduce the waste management costs for your business can help you meet steadily increasing goals for waste reduction in your local community. (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…)