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These style Compactors are easy to implement, they have a very quick learning curve and do not require 'installation' or 'training'. They are basically plug-in ready upon delivery.

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Compactor with Built-In Cart
Small Compactor
Medium Compactor
Large Compactor

Great for Commercial Kitchens, Restaurants, Hospitals, Health Care & Medical Facilities, Fast Food, Amusement Parks, Nursing Homes, Schools, Colleges, Hotels, Resorts, Casinos, Utility Rooms, Doctors, Dentists, Ships, Boats & Marine Use, Marinas, Animal Care Facilities,
and many other types of applications.

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Compactor Cart Combo

Compactor with a Built-in Cart

Especially ideal for safety & space conscious customers...

The best use of this style of compactor (using the Built-In Liftcart) is in situations where the distance from the compactor to the dumpster location (where the hauler makes their pick-up) is a fairly long way. In addition, if space is limited to the point that a separate lift cart would cause problems, then it is even more advantageous to use this compactor model. 

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Small Compactor without a LiftCart

Oftentimes the Small Compactor is best utilized in situations:

1) where there is very limited space and there is no room to store a liftcart.
2) where there is a very short distance to the dumpster
3) where the compactor can be emptied on a periodic basis (before the compactor signals full) so that the trash weight is easily manageable and allows for easy transport by hand to the dumpster.

Note: When full the trash weights can reach up to 100 - 125 pounds



Medium Compactor with the Option to purchase LiftCart separately

Oftentimes the Medium Compactor is best utilized in situations:

1) where the Outdoor Dumpster is close by the location of the compactor.
2) where there is flexibility desired as to whether or not a LiftCart is utilized in the waste routines.
3) where the compactor can either be emptied on a periodic basis (before the compactor signals full so that the trash weight allows for easy transport by hand to the dumpster); or when there is room for LiftCart storage and the preferred routine is to wait until the compactor signals full before emptying.

Note: When full the trash weights can reach up to 200 - 250 pounds



Large Compactor with LiftCart purchased separately

Oftentimes the Large Compactor is best utilized in situations:

1) where a Hydraulic LiftCart or other means of transporting (and raising) the compacted trash (such as a forklift) into the Outdoor Dumpster is available.
2) where there is a need for a larger loading door (such as instances where there might be a small percentage of the trash profile that is comprised of small cardboard boxes).
3) where the path to the dumpster area for the liftcart is free of slopes, steps and other such circumstances that might impede the ability of employees to handle the compacted trash during the process of transporting and hydraulically raising the trash into the dumpster.

Note: When full the trash weights can reach up to 300 - 350 pounds


It just makes sense to compact trash in the dining area!

Smart-Pack Compactors

Oftentimes the Smart-Pack Compactors are best utilized in situations:

1) where the public makes there own trash deposits
2) where there is a need to control labor costs associated with trash routines
3) where there is a need for streamlining waste processing routines in fast paced public environments such as fast food locations, malls, airports, cafeteria's, entertainment parks, and other similar type locations (where there are large gatherings of people and limited labor for handling the trash requirements). 

Note: When full the trash weights can reach up to 75 - 100 pounds

Commercial Trash Compactors - Quick Overview

Compactors are used to reduce the size of trash through compaction. They compress trash, garbage or refuse into small cubes for easy and less frequent disposal.  A trash compactor is often used by businesses to reduce the volume of waste material. Many businesses, such as restaurants, fast food, schools, hospitals and hotels use compactors to reduce the volume of non-recyclable waste as well as reduce labor involved to process the waste.  There are many other benefits of commercial trash compactors.

Commercial compactors are typically powered by hydraulics with welded steel construction for durability under pressure.  Oftentimes the indoor models and marine models are constructed with stainless steel for additional durability.   These industrial compactors are very reliable, with heavy-duty construction and very few moving parts.  They are easy to maintain and usually last for many years with proper care.

On average, the commercial compactors can achieve up to a 20 to 1 compaction ratio.  Compaction ratios fluctuate depending on what type of material is being compacted.  Dense material, such as telephone books, stacked newspapers and magazines will not compact well and will have a low compaction ratio.  Shredded paper, cardboard, cups and items such as these which contain a good percentage of air will have a high compaction ratio.

Trash can be wet or dry when put into an industrial compactor.  Trash compactors handle wet waste well when combined with dry, absorbent waste in the chamber.  Some examples of wet refuse are food waste, dairy waste, produce and meat waste.  When combined with dry waste such as paper, napkins, cups, corrugated boxes, etc., the wet waste is absorbed by the dry waste usually resulting in few leaks upon removal of the compacted cube. 

The ultimate function of trash compactors is material volume reduction.  And volume reduction equals substantial labor and waste hauling savings.  Most businesses, especially those spending at least $750 or more per month in waste hauling charges, should utilize one or more compactors as a means of cost reduction and streamlining.

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