PEL Waste Reduction Equipment, based in Ireland is a leading manufacturer of waste glass Bottle Crushers, refuse Bin Compactors and Balers which reduce waste cardboard, plastic and glass volumes by up to 80% and generate significant customer savings on their waste disposal costs. PEL Waste Reduction Equipment serves a global customer base via offices in Ireland, UK , in Cleveland, USA and a network of international distributors. Since being founded in 2005, PEL Waste Reduction Equipment has become recognized internationally as leading innovator in waste reduction bringing many novel solutions to the market including the patented ‘Jaws’ range of glass bottle crushers and our solar compaction technologies.

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Brownhall , Balla , Co. Mayo Co. Mayo Ireland

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Waste and Recycling - Recycling Systems
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Globally (various continents)
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The PEL Waste Reduction Equipment mission is to work with our clients to reduce their waste disposal costs. We do this by understanding and evaluating our clients needs and deliver the most appropriate bottle crusher, baler and/or bin compactor solution to meet those needs.


Tommy Griffith is founder & CEO of PEL Waste Reduction Equipment. A Mechanical Engineer by profession, Tommy Griffith set up PEL Waste Reduction Equipment in 2005 when he identified a gap in the market for a waste glass bottle crusher producing cullet of sufficient size to allow it to be recyclable.

Since then Tommy Griffith has overseen the growth and expansion of PEL into a leading manufacturer and supplier of waste reduction equipment. PEL now manufacture a complete range of glass bottle crushers, refuse bin compactors and waste cardboard and plastic balers with offices in Ireland, UK and USA supporting an international network of distributors and agents.

The PEL Waste Reduction Equipment range of bottle crushers are patented and PEL continue to invest in research and development, in improving existing products and launching new products on to the market.

Innovation and Reputation

PEL’s extensive ranges of products carry patents and we have received numerous awards.

Performance and Reliability

PEL products are built to ensure a long operating life, with each unit being constructed from high quality components to withstand continuous use in the most demanding of applications. All PEL products are heavy duty with excellent finish, primed and powder coated salt resistant coating.

Fast Payback

PEL products allow you to quickly and simply remove waste as it is produced, enabling you to meet best hygiene practices and create a cleaner and safer working environment. PEL also help you combat the steadily rising costs of waste handling, storage and disposal, while improving the use of staff time, reducing waste volume, saving space and money. Our products have a high capacity, a long trouble-free operating life and low capital and maintenance costs, our products give you a fast payback on your investment.

2005: PEL Waste Reduction Equipment was founded in 2005 when Tommy Griffith realized there was a niche in the market for a product for reducing glass volume and reducing glass collection costs.

Tommy Griffith set about designing a product for reducing glass waste volume. The PEL Bottle Crusher was born.

2009 Tommy Griffith and PEL Waste Reduction Equipment were nominated for Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

In 2013 PEL Waste Reduction Equipment opened our offices in USA, and from our offices in Cleveland Ohio, PEL America continues to expand. In 2013 PEL also launched a range of new products and new product features.

In 2014 PEL are continues to expand and invest in research and development, bring new products and solutions to our customers, grow existing markets and expand into new territories.

In February 2014, Baby Jaws was awarded most innovative award at the Gulfood hospitality exhibition in Dubai.