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Waste & Recycling Equipment Category
Brief Description / Typical Application
Main Material Classes
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Super High Density 60" Vertical Baler

Up to 1200 lb bales of Cardboard and 800 lbs of Stretch Wrap.


Stretch Wrap

  84" Vertical High Density Baler Produces huge bales of Recyclables


Stretch Wrap


Industrial Stationary Compactors

For larger volumes of dry wastes such as compacting cardboard

Dry Waste


Self Contained Compactors

Outdoor Compactor hauled directly to the landfill

Mixed Trash



Bulky Materials are easily crushed

Bulky Trash


Compacting Dumpsters - 6 Yd Front & Rear Load

Outdoor Compacting Dumpsters are tipped onsite by Haulers

Mixed Trash

Wet Waste


Economy Cardboard Baler - 60” High Density

Up to 900 pound bales of Cardboard


Stretch Wrap

  High Density 60" Vertical Baler Great for Shredded  ONP - Paper Newsprint    

Lamp / Bulb Crusher  

For crushing Fluorescent Bulbs

Bulbs only


Bin Compactors

Can be fed manually, by conveyor or air system

Mixed Trash



Super High Volume 60” Baler with Conveyor

Conveyor adds tremendous efficiency for large volumes of recyclables such as PET and more





Mega Baler

Great for huge bales of tougher materials


Core Tubes



Grinders and Shredders

Handles a large variety of materials and throughput capabilities.





Horizontal Balers

 Large range of output capabilities and materials





Stretch Wrap

Stretch Wrap could potentially be the most lucrative recyclable material in used in Distribution Centers and Warehouses.  Stretch wrap is usually made of LLDPE (low density polyethylene) and is used by product manufacturers and distributors to bind shipping cartons to pallets so they can be shipped to distribution centers and warehouses.  It is also used to ship out from Distribution Centers and Warehouses.  Those who do not collect and recycle stretch wrap have to pay for it to be disposed of and hauled away. Implementing recycling efforts for stretch wrap pays well for most Distribution Centers and Warehouses.

Stretch wrap is one of the easiest recycling materials to recover.  There are many recycling companies prepared for collecting stretch wrap.  In addition, stretch wrap is easy to collect.  There are currently almost 300 firms in the United States that collect LLDPE.  The American Plastics Council maintains a database of these companies.  Haulers may require a specific bale size and bale strapping.  There may also be a minimum load size or pounds per truck haul. Once these questions are answered, you can determine what size of baler you will need for your wrap.

Stretch wrap should be baled to lower the cost of storage and transporting.  Most recycling companies also require that the stretch wrap is baled.  Stretch wrap should be accumulated separately and kept clean.  The collection containers should be marked and kept clean and and dray.  Other plastics should not be commingled with LLDPE.  There are balers that are specifically designed for stretch wrap.  These will produce denser
bales and lower transportation costs.  You may be able to use the same baler you use for cardboard for the stretch wrap. This would be based on the volume of stretch wrap and cardboard and the cleanliness of both products.

A typical bale weight of stretch wrap is 900 to 1,200 pounds and the typical bale dimensions are 3' x 4' x 6'. 38 to 42 bales usually fit per trailer truck load. If bales are stacked two high, approximately 240 square feet is required to store one truckload of stretch wrap bales.


Pallet Recycling

About 170 million wood pallets are repaired and recycled each year according to the Virginia Tech Center for Forest Products Marketing.  Some benefits you can receive by recycling pallets is reduced overall costs, return on pallet investment, and environmental benefits.

There are several different types of pallets.  These include softwood pallets, hardwood pallets, Plastic Pallets made of PVC and HDPE, Metal pallets (made from steel or aluminum) and corrugated cardboard pallets. 

Plastic pallets can be reused many times over and when they have reached their useful life they can be recycled in the same manner as most plastic products are.  The more expendable cardboard pallets can be broken down and baled and picked up by standard recycling haulers.  When wooden pallets have reached their useful life, they can be recycled into fuel, mulch, flooring, pet bedding, fiberboard, pressed logs and composting agents. 

It's usually very easy to recycle pallets.  There are many recycling centers that will pick them up and then they are reused.  Even wood pallets can be broken down into smaller wood pieces and recycled easily.


Equipment and Containers for Recycling

Self contained compactors and break-away compactors are a good collection solution for warehouses, distribution centers and other businesses generating large quantities of recyclable materials.

Cardboard balers are used to prepare the newer and expendable corrugated cardboard pallets for recycling.



For assistance in determining the best approach for your particular facility, email WasteCare Corporation at sales@wastecare.com and in addition to your contact information, let us know the approximate volume of trash being hauled from your facility each week or month and the approximate waste hauling cost each month and we will be glad to give you some suggestions.


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