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Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Monday, February 12th, 2018
We got a call this winter from the Cincinnati Metro Housing Authority for compactor repair. They have 12 sites throughout the city and each site uses a compactor. Easy peasy, we thought. We’ll just dispatch a technician and take care of them. Well, that’s when the conversation got interesting. Not only did the the Housing Authority need all 12 compactors serviced and cleaned in 3 BUSINESS DAYS, but to compound the challenge, each of the 12 sites used a different make, model and age of compactor!(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Friday, September 30th, 2016
While waste balers and compactors are great pieces of equipment to have on hand to help better manage large volumes of cardboard, recyclables, and other types of waste, they can be dangerous when they are not operated correctly. Failure to follow safe operating procedures has resulted in serious injuries and death in some cases.(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Friday, September 16th, 2016
Did you know that the largest source of waste produced by people and businesses is cardboard? Even with an increase in recycling awareness and programs, a large amount of cardboard is still tossed into the trash every single day.Once cardboard has come into contact with other waste materials, like certain types of liquids, biological waste, or food, it can no longer by reclaimed and reused. Instead, it ends up in landfills and other disposal sites.(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
Recycling balers are typically classified into one of two generalized categories: vertical or horizontal. Both types help compact a diverse range of materials for recycling purposes and help reduce the amount of space required for storing materials until they are shipped.In addition to being found at recycling centers, businesses have started to discover using balers can lead to a potential source of income and/or tax benefits when they obtain balers through their waste management consultant.(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
Hydraulic balers were a valuable invention that grew from the needs of farmers into industrial waste reduction solutions for businesses, retail establishments, and manufacturing facilities over time. Baler history starts with a need to compact and store agricultural products.(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Saturday, July 30th, 2016
When businesses produce waste, it’s their social responsibility to make sure that it is disposed of properly, but, more than that, recycling is also a great way for businesses to save money – several state and federal government agencies offer incentives to companies that recycle properly and make certain institutional changes to their waste management policies.If you’re looking for ways to make your business more profitable AND make a positive impact on the environment, read on to learn more.(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Saturday, July 16th, 2016
Companies don’t just develop proper waste management policies in order to save themselves money and increase efficiency. Another equally important reason for maintaining good waste management procedures is the impact it can have on the environment.When commercial waste isn’t disposed of properly, it can damage natural ecosystems, kill or maim wildlife, and cause harmful pollution to enter the atmosphere. Proper waste disposal is the responsibility of every business, and something that waste management consultants are happy to help businesses achieve.(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Like any piece of machinery, balers occasionally need routine repairs or, in the worst cases, to be replaced entirely. In order to predict the repair needs for your baler, keep an eye out for these signs:Industrial baler repair(more…)
Posted by Mike Williams on Thursday, June 16th, 2016
An industrial baler may not seem like the most versatile of tools, at first, but don’t let that fool you. These manufacturing and farming tools are used by a wide variety of industries and come in several different forms that maximize their usefulness for different organizations and entities.(more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, May 30th, 2016
How much is your business wasting every year on its inefficient waste management system? Coming up with the answer to that question may not be as easy as you think. That’s where waste management brokers—men and women who help businesses save money and reduce inefficiencies in their waste management processes—come in. Here’s how working with a waste management broker can help your business.(more…)