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Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Monday, February 26th, 2018
Later this year Global Trash Solutions will be celebrating our 10th anniversary (more to come on that topic in a future blog). In that time, our clients have saved $12,760,845 dollars in our exclusive Waste Cost Savings Program.You’ve probably suspected you are being overcharged on your waste hauling, and you’re right.  However, when you start working with our talented consulting team, Global Trash Solutions will not only uncover savings and inefficiencies, but we’ll also leverage our industry knowledge and nationwide relationships to earn you much lower hauling rates.(more…)
Posted by Global Trash Solutions on Friday, February 16th, 2018
Global Trash Solutions can provide your business with either service. After all, we are the largest trash solution company in the country; regardless of your situation, we can help you cut your waste and recycling expenses. The only question is, which GTS service is best for your business? Here is a breakdown that compares our waste brokering service to our consulting service.(more…)
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…)