waste hauling Articles

  • Harmony Enterprises Solutions In Action

    Rockwell Automation's Solutions in Action Profile features Harmony Enterprises' innovative 450SS Stainless Steel Indoor Trash Compactor. Powered by Allen Bradley electrical components, the 450SS leads the way in reducing costs and liabilities associated with back-end waste in commercial settings. The 450SS reduces normal waste hauling and employee expenses by nearly 75% in most cases. Learn ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Indoor Trash Compactor Saves Nursing Home $900 a Month on Waste Hauling - Northridge Residence (Ortonville, MN) - Case Study

    Northridge Residence is an adult nursing home in Ortonville, Minnesota and part of Ortonville Area Health Services. They have a 450SS Stainless Steel Compactor in their garage where all the departments in the nursing home dispose of their trash. The Indoor Trash Compactor has saved them $900 a month on their waste hauling bill, each month for the past two and a half ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • SmartPack trash compactors are in world’s largest museum! - Case Study

    We recently had the pleasure of installing SmartPack Trash Compactors in the largest museum in the World! Can you guess where they are? Maybe you noticed the famous painting behind the SmartPack automatic trash compactor: the famous Liberty Leading the People with the SmartPack on his side! This landmark museum was built during a time where waste management was not a concern. Today, ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, 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 ...


    By Bee Cool LLC

  • Cardboard recyclers near you

    It’s a question we hear all the time…”If I buy a baler, is there a recycler around me will pick up and pay me for my cardboard bales?” That’s a question that needs to be answered for many business owners before they make the capital investment in a cardboard baler. Recycling cardboard has many obvious benefits, including: Taking up less space in the landfill ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Achieving $0 net cost of nitrate removal

    Our biological machines require a balance of nitrogen (from the nitrate in the water), phosphorus (usually in the water), and carbon. The biologically available carbon is usually missing so we need to provide that to our customers. Long term, the operating cost of the system is controlled by the access to the external carbon source So how can we make the carbon cost go to $0? Turns out that ...


    By Tailwater Systems

  • Harmony’s 60″ Recycling Balers

    Why you might need a 60″ recycling baler You own a business. Businesses create cardboard, paper, plastic, and aluminum waste. Removing waste from your building is time consuming and costs money. (Not removing it could even be more costly with fire and safety hazards!) Having waste hauled away from your location is also expensive. If you are not currently recycling commodities like ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • 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. ...

  • Transformative technology: laying the foundation for high tech tools for today’s modern hauler

    Imagine you’re interviewing for a job. The person sitting across the table tells you that the position carries with it prestige, a good salary and great importance for the company. As your interest mounts, the interviewer says, “Oh, there are just a few caveats. You’ll be in charge of a large group of employees, each of which will be using a company asset worth about $200,000 to ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Local food bank saves space with cardboard baler - Case Study

    When a local food bank expands their building and invests in a cardboard baler, you know they are distributing a lot of food and helping a lot of people. Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester, Minnesota (less than an hour from us in Harmony, MN) is doing just that. They began their operations in 1980, but recently completed a major building expansion. They serve people, food shelves, and ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Stevens, Pennsylvania - AccuFAS - Biological Treatment installations applications - Case Study

    Application A poultry processing plant, which was exceeding its original effluent ammonia limit of 8 mg/L, not only wanted to expand production (increasing discharge by 67%), but also needed to meet an even lower ammonia limit of 4 mg/L. Additional aeration tankage could not be accommodated in the given area and hauling waste did not provide a long-term, cost-effective solution. By retrofitting ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • 10 Things to look for with Commodity Brokerage Software

    There aren’t many software solutions in the marketplace specifically adapted for commodity trading or scrap brokerage. Of the few available, many are basically just add-ons, built on existing waste hauling or accounting software that can have serious limitations and constraints, making them difficult to work with or adapt to your operation. Before choosing software for your scrap trading or ...


    By cieTrade Systems, Inc.

  • Redefining Waste Management

    Why the right software is critical to success in the waste management business. People that come to the waste management business with a background in waste hauling or recycling, often think of it as a service business. So it’s no wonder that choosing business software is often a second-thought. However, with the vast amount of data that needs to be managed, processed, and analyzed, not to ...


    By cieTrade Systems, Inc.

  • Grease Trap Wastewater Case Study

    Restaurant Wastewater Treatment Grease Trap Wastewater Treatment, Fats, Oils & Grease Easily Removed Wastewater Recycled A grease trap waste hauling operation requested assistance on determining a way to treat their highly varied grease trap waters. The grease is yellow (cooking oils from kitchens/restaurants) as well as grey grease from other nonfood sources. The ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Recycling Systems, Inc.: diverting waste material from landfills

    By recovering materials at its own facility and reducing waste travel to landfills, RSI is competitive in a marketplace of giants while providing a platform for sustainability and environmental stewardship. With the rollup of many independent waste haulers in the late 1990s, many construction companies found themselves with few service vendor choices. The family owners of Recycling Systems, Inc. ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Transfer stations case study: waste transfer stations go green

    As old landfills reach their limits and new ones open in remote areas, waste management firms are building more transfer stations as a necessary step in the waste hauling and disposal process. These facilities provide a cost-efficient way to transfer waste from collection vehicles into semi-trailers for transport to remote landfills or other end points of disposal. This practical solution also ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Restaurant Wastewater Treatment

    Restaurant Wastewater Treatment Grease Trap Wastewater Treatment, Fats, Oils & Grease Easily Removed Wastewater Recycled A grease trap waste hauling operation requested assistance on determining a way to treat their highly varied grease trap waters. The grease is yellow (cooking oils from kitchens/restaurants) as well as grey grease from other nonfood sources. The ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Vertical baler enables Laos recycling company to ship 10x more! - Case Study

    A Success Story – Mouang Khong Environmental Group This past year, the Mouang Khong Environmental Group from Ban Khinak, in the Champasak Province of Laos, identified a need to reduce waste hauling fees related to their recycling efforts. Mouang Khong Environmental recycles large quantities of cardboard, PET bottles, mixed plastics, aluminum cans, and various metals. Harmony Enterprises ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Key insurance factors to consider

    Moving towards sustainability in our culture requires social and economic challenges chat influence our everyday lives. Our efforts toward ethical consumerism have helped fuel the increase of the recycling industry. The subsequent growth of the industry results in more risks for recyclers that must be addressed. This article will help identify some of those risks and issues that you should ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Corrugator Case Study

    Due to our past successes with this corrugating corporation, Integrated Engineers was asked to solve a major wastewater problem with their new wastewater treatment system. The company had recently purchased a wastewater treatment system and were having problems with these issues: • Lack of support from the systemsupplier• Several mechanical problems with thepumps, controls and filter ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

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