dumpster Articles

  • Dumpster Divers Give a Boost to Recycling

    Recycling advocates are always searching for new driving forces to move the field forward on the road to materials recovery. Greater emphasis is now placed on composting programs, commercial office paper recovery, construction and demolition salvage projects, and support of reuse centers. While these strategies have been successful, there is still the sense that — for recycling to be more ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • What Makes Dumpsters so Dangerous?

    It’s easy to think of dumpsters as safe, since they are basically large inanimate objects. However, these massive metal structures tend the be the starting point for many workplace injuries. Loading, cleaning, and relocating a dumpster can be very hazardous to both employees and tenants. Manage the injury risk at your workplace by taking a fresh look at the dangers surrounding ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Junk removal company versus dumpster rental

    With the hot summer days ahead of us, now is the time to organize your home and get rid of the junk cluttering your valuable space. It’s very satisfying and rewarding to clear away the debris which may be lingering in your attic, yard, basement, garage, etc. There are several ways to go about removing your junk. 1) Rent a dumpster 2) Hire a local waste removal company to haul off your ...


    By Econo Junk Removal

  • Why You Need to Monitor Dumpster Enclosures

    Everyone has seen a small bag of garbage or a piece of trash sitting right next to a dumpster, and you have probably thought, “Why couldn’t they have just put it into the dumpster?” People shy away from using dumpsters with dirty lids, broken handles, or a general mess around them. All the hand sanitizer in the world could not make them want to operate a filthy ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • What Every Property Manager Needs to Know About Dumpsters

    Whether you take out the trash yourself or manage a large janitorial team, the property manager’s job includes making sure that waste gets disposed of responsibly and safely. The unwieldy weight of dumpsters creates a perfect storm of physical labor that often leads to serious injuries. Ergonomic solutions exist to ease this burden. ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • How To Handle Chemical Spills & Cleanups

    FAST-ACT is designed for liquid and vapor chemical releases, but the chemicals it attacks does not need to be limited to what we traditionally think of as a chemical spill. Toxic and noxious chemicals can come from a variety of sources such as waste water, decomposition, household chemicals, and animals. Since FAST-ACT can be applied to liquid spill or vapor release enabling Emergency Responders ...


    By Fast-ACT

  • 6-yard dumpster was replaced by only one X10 baler and the volume of non-recyclable materials was reduced - Case Study

    Chicago Coding Systems is specialized in the supply of products and services needed by the printing, labeling and coding companies. When CCS installed a small vertical X10 baler, they cut their waste handling costs to the half. Chicago Coding Systems (CCS) - with premises in St. Charles, Illinois - provides many different solutions for printing, labeling and coding companies. CCS has more than ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • A chopper will save space

    The amount of loose banding that customarily fills up a 30-yard dump box can normally fit into two 55-gallon drums after it’s chopped. Every time you pay to have a dumpster of banding emptied, you erode your company’s profits. All over, dumping fees are rising at alarming rates. During this year alone, the rates at some landfills have doubled! As environmental regulations become more ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

  • Cleanscapes: meeting the challenge of achieving zero waste

    CleanScapes (seattle, WA) was founded in 1997 by Chris Martin, a resident of Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood, who was fed up with looking out his window at an alley that was filthy by day and a free fire zone for illegal activity by night. He took his frustration with a system that didn’t support clean and safe neighborhoods, and funneled it into creating a company that would ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Is There Such a Thing as Ergonomics for Waste Disposal?

    You bet there is! Ergonomics is all around us, from keyboards that protect our wrists repetitive task injury, to workplace trainers showing staff how to lift heavy items with proper technique. Ergonomics in the workplace is especially important because workers tend to repeat the same actions countless times, day after day. Waste disposal ergonomics can be tricky, and ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Aluminum Can Crusher

    There are a number of industries that use an incredibly high number of aluminum and other metal cans in their daily business. For example, restaurants open hundreds of cans a day, and house painters do, too. As the number of cans adds up, so does the amount of the waste that needs to be gotten rid of--in as efficient a manner possible. Anyone who has painted a single room knows how much room ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • Auto Body Supply

    If there is one tool that is regularly overlooked by auto body technicians everywhere, it's a quality can crusher. One of these useful machines can help you keep your costs down and your shop tidy. A large number of the liquids you use in fixing up and maintaining a car come in steel or aluminum cans. Paint, thinners, lubricants, hydraulic fluids: all of these things come in cans--cans that take ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • Save time and space with a B3 vertical baler in your backroom - Case Study

    Marshal Wallets saved significant time and space by installing a B3 vertical baler from Bramidan in their warehouse. They no longer need to fold and stack empty cardboard boxes and walk it to the dumpster outside. In the past Marshal Wallets and Belts - a wholesale distributor of leather products - shared a dumpster with their neighbor company, incurring ongoing costs without getting any value ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Why Businesses Need to Think about Compactors

    A business is not all about making a profit. Each business has a certain responsibility to the community it operates in. This means the business should also care about the environment it is operating in without adversely affecting its productivity. One of the best ways to care for the environment is by using a compactor. While it may sound old-fashioned to some, compactors are quickly becoming ...

  • Geothermal plant protects pumps - case study

    This large geothermal company needed reliable equipment in the deserts of southeastern California. Geothermal plants turn water into to steam to drive turbines. Protecting the pumps is paramount. Keeping the inflowing water clean of debris and marine life, an IWS traveling water screen provides reliable removal with minimal labor. Debris is lifted from the water, and dropped directly into a ...


    By International Water Screens

  • Affordable Commercial Can Crusher

    Industries such as painting contractors, restaurants, restaurant supply companies, auto body and auto body suppliers and even bars across the globe have been looking for an affordable aluminum can crusher for the last 10-12 years have been on the hunt for a affordable commercial can crusher that will crush up to 5 gallon cans for under $2,500 US. The main problem is most commercial can crushers ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • Idaho Water District’s new Hydroelectric project - case study

    This Irrigation District north of Twin Falls installed a new run of the river hydroelectric facility. In order to protect their new turbines, they installed this Traveling Water Screening System. The majority of debris consists of weeds, tumbleweeds, aquatic plants and urban debris. The 5 screens at this location drop debris on a 60’ long conveyor. The conveyor carries the debris to an ...


    By International Water Screens

  • In a down economy

    Look to Recycling and Safety to Save Sweed Choppers can turn scrap bands into profits. For nearly 50 years, Sweed Machinery has been designing and manufacturing recycling equipment to help companies control their scrap problems. “We design machinery to meet existing needs and develop custom modifications for individual customers” said Cory Graper, Sweed’s sales manager. ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

  • Case Study: Heavy Industrial Laundry

    This facility washes heavily soiled towels from the ink printer and furniture polishing industries. The wastewater generated is very concentrated with metals and hydrocarbons making it difficult to treat in their DAF pretreatment system. The facility was using conventional chemistry with sulfuric acid, organic/inorganic coagulant, metal precipitant,flocculant, and Harborlite (filter press ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Wood waste recycling

    A customer has built a very successful business grinding wood waste banned from the local landfill and selling the wood fiber. They operate a system that was fully engineered and manufactured by WSM, including conveyors, magnetics, WSM 48-10 Disc Screen, WSM 4064BH Horizontal Hogging system, and support structures. A heavy duty vibrating conveyor feeds the wood waste into the hog. Ground material ...

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