Cardboard Recycling Articles

  • What is the importance of cardboard baler and cardboard shredder

    1. Save space by removing cardboard waste Almost all industrial facilities and living houses generate great volume of cardboard/OCC every day. Can you image if all those cardboard waste occupy huge space and are not removed in time? Cardboard baler and cardboard shredder are really a help to reduce the size of such OCC waste material, and removing those compacted or shredded scrap material for ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • Waste at business parks

    Virtually every town has at least one business park serving the needs of companies of all sizes looking for convenient office space with enough parking space to accommodate all the needs of their staff. The concentration of so many businesses brought together has obvious implications for waste disposal. Even when the individual companies deal with their own waste, management ...

  • Innovative bale conveyor system keeps things simple for DS Smith in Finland

    When cardboard box manufacturer DS Smith needed to replace their bale conveyor system in Tampere, Finland, they asked for an innovative solution. Presona rose to the challenge and delivered a system that uses fewer moving parts and it is easier to clean and service.  ...


    By Presona AB

  • Urban Install with Harmony and CIS

    Urban delivery and installation can be tricky.  Customer satisfaction hinges on not only providing the perfect solution for waste handling and recycling needs at a fair price, but also that it is delivered and installed on time, safely, and with minimal disruption.  It can be difficult to unload equipment in congested neighborhoods, get the machines into the operational area, and ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • 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

  • How To Make A Perfect Cardboard Bale

    Creating a consistent cardboard bale is important when sending this valuable commodity off to recyclers and managing the long term performance of your baling and recycling equipment.  Offloading product can create unnecessary stress on machinery and diminish the life expectancy and performance of your equipment over time.  There are five basic things that everyone should know in order ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycling Apartment Building Cardboard

    How to manage cardboard waste in apartment building complexes using quality Harmony vertical cardboard balers.  Online shopping has created a large influx of cardboard waste in residential buildings all over the world.  Apartment managers cannot afford to add this cardboard to the weekly compactor deposits and hauling schedules.  Throwing this cardboard away adds an additional ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Orwak success story: Lincoln’s country store

    The compact Orwak 3115 baler brings a number of advantages to Lincoln’s Country Store located in Maine, USA. A neater store area, more time spent on core business and additional parking spaces are some of the benefits from the investment. ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Value-driven recycling at Fareway Stores - Case Study

    With 100 grocery stores across Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Nebraska, maintaining the recycling and trash for Fareway Stores is no easy task. But they have the equipment, systems, and staff in place to make it efficient. Leo Hickey, who has been responsible for the “In Store” maintenance since 1993 explains, “Each of the 100 Fareway Stores has one ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Cardboard baler helps Echo Food Shelf reduce hunger - Case Study

    One epidemic that has taken our nation by storm is hunger.  According to a Feeding America Study, 1 in 7 Americans relies on a food pantry for food assistance every month.  A staggering 1 in 4 military families need help providing their loved ones with enough food to eat.  More and more children under the age of 18 rely on school meals as their main source of daily nutrition.  ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Solar powered baler and compactor combination helps LEED Certified Hotel recycle and manage trash off the grid - Case Study

    In Napa Valley, California, the Bardessono Hotel and Spa is bringing their waste management and recycling “off the grid”.  Bay Area Trash Compactor installed the P4FL trash compactor and M42BC compactor by Harmony Enterprises, Inc. at this LEED Platinum Certified Hotel earlier this summer. The side-by-side solar ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • ReStore – Recycling building materials and cardboard too! - Case Study

    Each year, ReStore in New Brighton, Minnesota keeps at least 690 tons of Twin Cities building materials from entering the landfill! With amazing recycling results under their belt, Restore is always aiming at doing more to help the Earth. They are building a new ReStore in South Minneapolis, scheduled to ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycling center uses automatic baler for greener revenues - Case Study

    This isn’t your ordinary recycling center, because it isn’t an ordinary person running it.  Terry Buenzow has been the Department Manager of Winneshiek County Recycling Department  since early 2000. Terry is enthusiastic about recycling and it shows. Prior to coming to the Winneshiek County Recycling, Terry was the purchasing ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • 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 ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • A “Wise” Solution: Baler Turns Cardboard Into Cash - Case Study

    In the past several decades, Cash Wise Foods stores have made a big splash in Minnesota and North Dakota.  A subsidiary of Coborn’s, Cash Wise stores are big box food stores focused on low price, variety, and value.  According to their own marketing promotions, “’Efficiency’ is the name of the game so ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Reliable balers, reliable maintenance - Case Study

    Front Range Maintenance, based out of Littleton, Colorado has been a distributor of Harmony compactors and balers since 1999. The owner, Skeeter Gosney, has been repairing balers and compactors since 1972, and then bought Front Range Maintenance with his wife Linda in 1998. They have a crew of five ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Prestigious Orwak installation at Hotel Hilton in Venice Italy - Case study

    Empress 2000, Orwak’s distributor in Italy, can now among its customers include one of the most luxurious international hotels in the world, the legendary Hilton Molino Stucky, with an exclusive location in Venice, Italy. This extravagant hotel has a beautiful location on Giudecca Island in central Venice. The historic 19th century mill was turned into a unique and stylish hotel in 2007. ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Bramidan helps Deloitte overcome reductions in facility management

    A drastic reduction in facility management meant that Deloitte needed a solution to handle their cardboard waste more efficiently. The answer was the Bramidan X10 cardboard baler. New house, new needs In October 2016, the Esbjerg, Denmark, branch of the international auditing firm, Deloitte, and its 120 employees moved into a new 4.100 m2 port side domicile. ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • One of Russia’s biggest recovered paper companies trusts Presona balers to get great compaction

    With 15 000 tonnes of recovered paper being collected and baled every month, Lublinskoe LLC in Moscow is one of the biggest companies of its kind in Russia. The job of baling these huge material volumes is entrusted to three Presona LP 140 CH1 balers; the latest being installed in the summer of ...


    By Presona AB

  • Scodix chooses TONiC™ encoders for its Ultra™ series of digital enhancement printing presses - Case Study

    Background Scodix Ultra™ digital presses are the most productive in the series and enable commercial printers and converters to produce tangible enhancements for a wide variety of applications, such as marketing literature, stationery items, book covers, boxes, premium packages and greeting cards. On-demand printing capabilities ensure a high-degree of flexibility ...


    By Renishaw plc

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