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Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Friday, July 12th, 2019

Are you getting the best prices for your waste management services? Do you believe there is a way to reduce your costs but you lack the time or resources to find out how? Are you tired of your waste management service costs increasing?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, your business could benefit from an experienced waste broker. Waste brokering services help take the guesswork out of streamlining your waste management services.

Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Saturday, July 6th, 2019
Trash compaction is a process of reducing a large volume of garbage into a smaller, more compressed unit using a specialized waste compactor machine. For commercial businesses and other organizations that output a lot of trash, professional trash compaction services can have a variety of benefits that go above and beyond the typical means of disposal. Here’s why more and more business owners are turning to trash compaction and compactor repair companies to boost their operations. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
The benefits of recycling are endless. Fewer items end up in local landfills. Recycling helps to keep the environment cleaner and healthier—but did you know the recycling can also make your recycling center passive income? (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
It’s not uncommon for municipal trash collection to not include business locations, but trash and recycling aren’t going to take care of themselves. This means that one of your employees will need to call local waste collection companies in order to gather pricing information and to set up a schedule that works best for your company. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Monday, May 13th, 2019
Waste management is a business operation that often flies under the radar but understanding how much waste your business produces and finding ways to streamline the handling and removal of that waste is quite important. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Monday, May 6th, 2019
Online shopping is the way of the world today. Thanks to the internet and e-commerce sites, you can buy almost anything online, including clothing, household items, and even groceries. You’ll also find tons of used waste handling equipment online. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Recycling has benefited many communities by reducing waste and preserving the environment. The process of collecting and processing materials instead of throwing them away involves a cycle of materials collection, sortation, and re-conversion back to raw materials.

These materials are then used by manufacturing companies to make new products. These items can be integrated into other products or sold individually on the consumer market. Nowadays, virtually anything can be recycled. The bottles you consume water from, newspapers you read, and t-shirts you wear are just a few examples of items made from recycled materials.

Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Friday, April 12th, 2019
We all know that reducing, recycling, and reusing are the right things to do, especially in the business world, but when you're trying to balance a budget, market your brand, and build your team, it can be impossible to find time to look at how your business handles waste management. Yet, there are so many benefits to responsible waste management. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Waste management includes all of the processes and activities that involve handling waste materials. How your business collects, transports, recycles, and disposes of its waste may seem trivial in the grand scheme of things, but waste management is more impactful than most people think. (more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

For many years, China grew to become the world’s largest importer of recyclable materials. The rise of single-stream recycling in the U.S., which saves Americans the headache of sorting their recyclables, passed the headache on to Chinese processors. As a result, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment cited environmental damage caused by "dirty wastes or even hazardous wastes" mixed in with solid waste that can be recycled into raw materials. The country has now placed strict standards for what it will and will not accept from other countries. In one fell swoop, China essentially changed the entire world market.