plastic 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Food service zero waste program case study

    Foodservice client that was looking to increase waste diversion but didn't want to increase costs by adding a recycling program. Before RecycleSmart, all materials were being disposed of in a roll off garbage bin. A variety of different material types were being produced at the facility: Cardboard Paper Bags (flour/sugar/other), Plastic Buckets and Bottles (#1, #2, #3 and ...

  • Challenge: reduce costs and eliminate odour. Can it be done?

    Arlat ‘SDP’ Spiral De-watering Press is up for the job.Trucking costs can be decreased and odour eliminated by using an ARLAT ‘SDP’ Spiral De-watering Press in your treatment plant. Arlat’s Spiral De-watering Press operates by obtaining screenings from a screen’s or screw conveyor’s discharge chute that is located directly above the inlet chute on the press. The Arlat press then takes the ...

  • Baler initiated recycling program at Donson Machine - Case Study

    Donson found a cleaner and more economic way to dispose of their waste, when buying af baler for cardboard and plastic waste. Donson Machine purchased a Bramidan B30 W baler when they looked for a better solution for their waste disposal. The vertical baler provided them with a resolution that saves both time and money. Placed in Alsip outside Chicago, Donson Machine is a manufacturer of ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Wastewater treatment facility uses ‘monsters’ to better manage screening, odor and trash

    As wastewater pours into the Cobourg Water Pollution Control Facility located on the outskirts of this Canadian town, it comes loaded with organics, trash, debris and chemicals. A large perforated plate screen system, called a Monster Separation SystemTM, is the plant’s first line of defense and removes all unwanted solids in order to protect downstream processes.Managers at the facility report ...


    By JWC Environmental

  • Jail waste streams provide unusual challenges to typical industry equipment

    Arlat ‘TS’ Filter Screen proves itself equal to the challenge. Unusually high volume of solids and the wide variety of materials in waste streams from correctional institutions provide unique challenges to today’s typical wastewater equipment. In recent years, the state of Virginia has installed five ARLAT ‘TS’ Filter Screens in correctional institutions. They use the screens to remove ...

  • Point of generation chopping

    Pressure to reduce costs and the ups and (recent) downs of the economy are forcing manufacturers in all industries to implement lean manufacturing principles, a process designed to reduce costs while delivering high quality products within a shorter lead-time. Lean manufacturing principles can also help reduce the waste that costs small and large companies thousands of dollars each year. Sweed ...


    By Sweed Machinery, Inc.

  • Organics cart and container trends

    WHEN it comes to figuring out what cities, states and provinces are still throwing away, food residuals from households, commercial businesses and institutions continue to top the list. And as more jurisdictions look to adopt Zero Waste goals and mitigate methane emissions from landfills, the obvious candidate to boost diversion rates is the food residuals stream. In cities and towns that already ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Fine screens help New Jersey wastewater treatment plant stop rag and grease problems

    A few years ago the Hammonton Wastewater Treatment Plant, located in the lush green countryside of southern New Jersey, faced continuous problems with rags, trash and plastics passing right through a rusty old bar screen and into the oxidation ditch and final clarifier.After years spent unclogging pumps, clearing out trash and untangling the UV system – plant managers decided to find a better ...


    By JWC Environmental

  • Organics Recycling Program Shows Continued Growth

    LAUNCHED in 2000 under the leadership of Nancy Nevil, Director of Sustainability and Environmental Services, the recycling program in the City of Plano, Texas has steadily grown. A grant from the North Texas Council of Governments (NTCOG) provided funds for 95-gallon wheeled carts, biodegradable bags, and educational materials to begin this unique program. Initial participants were the Plano ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Should You Rent, Lease or Purchase Cardboard Balers?

    Waste disposal is more complex than just throwing away unwanted material. How you dispose of it, whether you recycle it and where it will ultimately land up are important concerns. Organizations all over the world are implementing environmental friendly methods to dispose of their waste. One popular technique is to compact the materials waiting to be recycled. Materials such as cardboard are made ...

  • 11 Things to assess before buying an Industrial Trash Compactor

    For business owners to have an efficient and cost effective business, it is necessary to have a proper trash management system in place. Industrial trash compactors make the waste management process trouble-free and environment friendly. Compactors significantly shrink the size of the waste, which in turn helps reduce pressure on dumpsters, landfills, and most importantly, on the Mother Earth. ...

  • 8 Recycling Tips for Facility Managers

    IFMA (International Facility Management Association) states that Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability is one of the top 3 core competencies for facility managers. Here’s 8 tips to help you implement a recycling program that positively impacts your bottom line, and the environment.  1. Conduct a waste audit. ...

  • Recycling at Special Events.Where Crowds Gather, Recyclables are Sure to Follow

     Special events pose a challenge to recyclers because the waste stream often contains large amounts of single-use products and food discards, and multiple vendors often serve participants. While the type of materials generated varies by event size, venue, and theme, quantities can be substantial. For example, the 30,000 patrons at the Davis, California 1999 Whole Earth Festival produced more ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Becoming a Zero Emissions Brewery

    Diverting 600 tons annually from landfills turn hops, grains, pallets, cardboard, glass, office paper and shrink wrap into major savings — and great beer! ALMOST AS FAMOUS for reducing its waste as for making great beer, Mad River Brewing Company of Blue Lake, California is renowned for its Steelhead and Jamaica ales as well as its ten Waste Reduction Awareness Program (WRAP) awards ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Manufacturing Goes Lean and Green

    Manufacturers around the world are uncovering the environmental as well as financial benefits of lean approaches. When John Quarmley started Highwood USA, a synthetic woods manufacturer, in 2003, he wanted the company to be good to its employees, to its community and especially to the environment. Based in the small town of Tamaqua, Pa., Highwood uses ...


    By Ensia

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