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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Compactor Management Company

  • Can You Avoid Workplace Injuries? What You Need to Know.

    Perfection is an admirable goal but an unattainable standard. While you can’t completely eliminate workplace injuries, you can effectively reduce risk by following these safety tips that apply to any business or industry. 1. Maintain a Clean Workplace ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Can Compactor

    Most waste hauling companies charge their clients by the size of their dumpster and the number of trips they make per week to empty it. Being able to cut back--either on dumpster size or scheduled trips--can decrease your business's waste management costs significantly. One excellent way of doing this is by compacting waste products like cans that unnecessarily take up a lot of space. The average ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • Strategically located balers reduce internal transports - Case study

    ABB Cewe-Control, a business unit within ABB, has 500 employees and a large production facility. Most components are delivered in boxes, resulting in daily accumulation of large amounts of cardboard. It is challenging and places high demands on handling used packaging material in a safe and cost effective way. Before three small dumpsters were placed indoors and a press container provided low ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Soda Can Crusher

    At home, crushing soda cans is probably not a major concern. Even if you go through a case or two a week, you can manage simply by stepping on them if need be. But, if you work in a high-volume food service establishment, clearly you need something more efficient and reliable. Imagine the cafeteria in a typical high school--clearly there are a huge number of cans every day that need to be ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • Recycling Equipment

    Recycling helps our environment by slowing down the rate at which we have to burn garbage or put it in landfills. Disposing of your garbage is becoming much more expensive, as Americans are producing more solid waste, landfills are filling up, and recycling programs are trying their best to keep up with the increase in waste generated per capita each year. Between the cost of renting dumpsters, ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • A new tread on life

    Before Alaba ma Dumpster Service began testing Goodyear DuraSeal Technology tires on one of its roll-off trucks in 2008, the Hope Hull, AL-based company was lucky if a tire lasted three months. And as far as having tires retreaded to get additional tread life—that was nearly impossible. However, today that’s all changed thanks to tire self-sealing technology from Goodyear. It’s ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • 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.

  • 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

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