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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
ID-100107991Restaurant Waste Reduction: Restaurant owners and operators face daily challenges with waste management concerns -such as trash removal, energy consumption, and water waste.  Implementing waste reduction programs benefits both small and large restaurants with significant cost savings, which is essential to the bottom line.  It's very simple, reducing restaurant waste is a solid business decision and it helps preserve our precious environment...GO GREEN.  Many municipalities and haulers will support financial incentives to restaurants that help reduce waste.  By disposing of products that can be composted or recycled takes up valuable space in landfills and demands the high cost to develop new landfill sites.  Reduction and recycling conserves energy and requires less water consumption. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, November 14th, 2013
ID-10057550A 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…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, November 11th, 2013
ID-100132414There are many different types of Trash Compactors on the market today and deciding whether to purchase new or used can drastically affect your bottom line. The price difference for a used trash compactor is typically between 25%-30% below the retail price.  In some applications this could mean as much as $10,000.00 in savings! Global Trash Solutions has the widest selection of used inventory in North America. Our inventory includes not only the GTS1000 and GTS2000 models but also the BWS1000, Chicago Trash Packer and Harmony models are available as well.  GTS specializes in the refurbishment of any indoor/outdoor trash compactor and offers the industry’s most complete warranty - Global has a very knowledgeable and experienced staff.  Also, with the purchase of any refurbished equipment GTS offers a waste and recycling consultation to suit the individual needs of each and every customer. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, November 7th, 2013
iStock_000023869205XSmallMany businesses today consider using a waste consultant as a means to save time and money and streamline their waste removal processes. Waste brokers are third parties that govern all of the waste removal processes for a business’s individual locations. For example, if a company owns twelve locations in the greater Houston area, each location may use a different vendor for waste removal. This means the facilities manager has to sign individual contracts with vendors specific to each area. Hiring a waste consultant can simplify waste removal for a company because the waste broker takes care of contracting vendors to pick up the trash and recyclables at the companies individual locations. Some brokers offer additional services such as grease trap pick up and hazardous waste services. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, November 4th, 2013
two businessmen discussing at the meeting Why Hire a Waste Consultant? A waste consultant is an independent party or company not affiliated with any trash hauler that consults with businesses to help them streamline their waste processes and reduce waste expenses. With over 500 affiliates, the largest network of waste consultants in the US is Environmental Waste Solutions, a company out of Tampa that was founded by Darwyn Williams. Environmental Waste Solutions teaches individuals and companies how to identify and implement savings opportunities for potential clients. EWS affiliates usually offer a shared savings program that requires no up-front investment and is totally performance-based. (more…)