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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…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, October 31st, 2013
ID-10039539Waste Management Solutions:  In recent years there has been a lot of buzz about the environment and what people and companies can do to become more eco-friendly. So much energy and time goes into running a business that many business owners are “in the dark” when it comes to working out the details of waste management solutions that will help their business and benefit the environment. There are several reasons why businesses should consider taking a closer look at what goes in the trash and making more of an effort to divert recyclables from their waste stream. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, October 28th, 2013
GANDER-MTN-SHERMAN-003-4Dumpster Compactor: You may have been walking to your car after enjoying a meal at the food court of your local mall when you noticed a large, rectangular object in the back of the building. What you saw was a piece of equipment called a dumpster compactor. Businesses everywhere are utilizing this equipment to avoid having to refill a regular dumpster several times per week. This equipment is available in many different sizes to accommodate every kind of trash from wet, sloppy restaurant waste to the trash coming out of residential buildings. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, October 24th, 2013
ID-100203025What is a Garbage Consultant? In today’s economy, many businesses are looking for creative ways to lower their operating costs and figure out how to do more with less. One line item on a business’s P&L statement that is often overlooked is the cost to remove garbage from the premises. Many business owners think of garbage removal as a fixed utility like gas or electricity. Little do they know that by hiring a garbage consultant, they can potentially add thousands of dollars per year back to their bottom line. A garbage consultant is just like any other consultant – they are experts in the field of garbage and recycling. It is very easy to end up overpaying for garbage without realizing it, which is why a garbage consultant is essential in keeping operating costs low for businesses that generate large volumes of garbage. A garbage consultant is a business or individual that offers expert advice on how to handle garbage and recycling processes. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, October 21st, 2013
X-Press-Pack-CompactorWhat is an industrial trash compactor? In essence, it is any type of compactor that is used by a business to simplify its waste management processes or save money. Sometimes referred to as a commercial compactor, compacting dumpster, or dumpster compactor, this type of equipment exists in a wide variety of forms and can be used to dispose of everything from cardboard to furniture. A few examples of the industrial trash compactor are pre-crushers, self-contained compactors, balers (both horizontal and vertical), X-press pack compactors, vertical compactors, and indoor compactors. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Thursday, October 17th, 2013
ID-100176792Restaurant operators are usually more concerned with developing their menu and making their establishment an attractive place to dine than they are with the trash that goes out the back door. Restaurant garbage presents a unique challenge to many owners. Because many restaurant owners pay upwards of $12,000-$20,000 annually per location for waste removal, cost is usually the force that drives owners to pay attention to how they are handling the waste management aspect of their business. There are many things to consider when evaluating the best way to handle restaurant garbage. (more…)
Posted by GTSWeb on Monday, October 14th, 2013
ID-10085125Most astute Business Owners and CFO’s spend much time pondering how they can maximize their company’s profits and lower their overhead costs. Perhaps the most obvious way to increase profits is to lower operating expenses. Like Benjamin Franklin said, “A penny saved is a penny earned.” Still, the question that plagues many Business Owners is how to lower their expenses. That is why many businesses hire outside consultants, whose core competency is loss prevention in one area or another, to help them add money to their bottom line. (more…)
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