Waste Compactors Articles

  • 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.

  • What You Need To Know About Baler or Compactor Service

    Any business owner can tell you that when equipment goes down, time is of the essence.  This is certainly true with waste and recycling equipment.  Backroom safety, cleanliness, and recycling revenue are all diminished by broken equipment.  The ability to contact a service technician or order parts in a timely manner is critical.  Taking the time to search out reliable baler ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Kingdom Centre in Riyadh is top-to-bottom with recycling and waste management equipment - Case Study

    In the heart of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is the eye-catching Kingdom Centre.  The Kingdom Centre is considered the most luxurious building in the region. It is 65 stories tall and is the third tallest sky scraper in the country of Saudi Arabia. It includes a mall with hundreds of stores, a connected Four Seasons Riyadh Hotel, offices, apartments, ...


    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 ...


    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.

  • McDonald’s equipped with SmartPacks save time & money - Case Study

    Fast food restaurants like McDonald’s are known for quick service, but they also need to be clean and keep their costs down. One way that some McDonald’s save time and money is by installing a SmartPack automatic trash compactor in their restaurant lobby. C & R Restaurant Management, based in West Jordan, Utah, was ...


    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...


    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.

  • World’s busiest airport opens new terminal - Case Study

    Four years in the making and twice the size as originally planned, the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, opened its new terminal on May 16, 2012. The new terminal, titled Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International, is dedicated for international travelers and is expected to reduce the demand on existing airport ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • How the Indianapolis Airport Authority is going green while saving money - Case Study

    The Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) is actively supporting environmental sustainability efforts as a member of the global aviation community.  The IAA is “committed to engaging in environmentally responsible, sustainable operations, and minimizing any adverse environmental impacts.” This progressive group has identified three main ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Indianapolis Airport – Food court & concourse - Case Study

    The Indianapolis Airport serves more than 8 million business and leisure travelers each year and averages 143 daily flights, seasonally and year-round, to 43 nonstop destinations. IND is the first airport in the U.S. to win LEED® certification for an entire terminal campus. LEED is a green-building award for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Waste Handling Equipment ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Echo food shelf - Case Study

    With a customer base of 350 families and up to 1000 individual people per week, the Echo Food Shelf is able to sustain their efforts by employing 3.75 people, 200 regular volunteers, and various people who need to fulfill their service learning or community service hours. Recycling Equipment – M60MD ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • 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.  ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • New software monitors baler and compactor service

    The True Cost of Equipment Repairs One thing all business owners and managers know is that downtime of any equipment, especially back-room waste and recycling equipment, is costly.  Not only can baler and compactor service be expensive, but the loss in revenue from delayed recycling and in the slowing down of daily operations can negatively affect your bottom line.  These ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Orwak 5030: 29 years old and still going strong - Case study

    Minnesuing Acres, an Executive Retreat and Conference Center, went from daily visits to the dump to just a few pick-ups a month by using the Orwak 5030 Bagging Compactor. It was installed almost 30 years ago and is still in use today. MINNESUING ACRES, AN EXECUTIVE RETREAT AND CONFERENCE CENTER, is a beautiful travel destination for executives and families alike. Located on the picturesque Lake ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Orwak baler serves huge distribution center in Hawaii - Case study

    Golden State Foods (GSF) is one of the largest food service suppliers in the world. The GSF distribution center Waipahu in Hawaii is supplying products to all McDonald’s and Starbucks stores in the Hawaiian islands. The large distribution center, 40,000 sq. feet in size, has a central location on the island Oahu. ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Whittlebury spa hotel conferencing - Case study

    Background Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa, within earshot of the famous Formula 1  Silverstone racing circuit, boasts not only golf and award winning 23 room spa complex , but 213 bedrooms and over 40 different training and syndicate rooms. With consistently high occupancy rates and a significant training and conference business, the catering facilities on site including the ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

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