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Waste & Recycling Equipment Category
Brief Description / Typical Application
Main Material Classes
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  High Rise Compactors Hi Rise Compactors accept trash from an existing trash chute that feeds into the compactor to voume reduction of about 5 to 1 or up to 7 to 1. Mixed Trash    
  High Rise Combo Compactors for Trash and Recycling   This Hi-Rise Compacting System utilizes a combination of Diverters applied to trash chutes in conjunction with Single Stream Dual Compartment Compactors for processing both Recyclables and non-recyclables through the chute system Recyclables and
 Mixed Trash

Compacting Dumpsters - 6 Yd Front & Rear Load

Outdoor Compacting Dumpsters are tipped onsite by Haulers

Mixed Trash


20 Yard Self Contained Compactor

Outdoor Compactor hauled directly to the landfill

Mixed Trash


Multi-Chamber Bottle Can Baler

Produces small easy to handle bales of plastic bottles (30 lbs) and Aluminum Cans (25 lbs)

PET Bottles

  Container Ready Compactors Easy to add additional bays for different waste materials or as volume increases. Use existing 96 or 64 gal containers. Recyclables Mixed Trash  
  30" High Density Baler Great Small Baler for PET, Cans, Paper and Newsprint PET Aluminum Cans Newsprint

3 Yard Stationary Compactors

Typically for dry wastes such as compacting cardboard

Dry Waste



High Rise Residential Buildings and Multi-Family Housing offer great potential for recycling, but first operations must be streamlined.  The involvement of many employees, on  many different levels is extremely important to the success of a recycling program in a High Rise Building.   The sale of recyclables and avoided disposal costs can oftentimes defray recycling program costs.

Selecting a Location to Collect Recyclables

Large residents often set up multiple collection stations. Collection locations may include laundry rooms, trash rooms, mail rooms, areas where outside trash dumpsters are already located and parking garages.  Studies show that collecting recyclables at the same location as regular waste works best.  Collection areas near parking areas can be efficient as home owners can participate in the recycling program conveniently by taking their refuse and recyclables out when they leave them homes and dropping it into the appropriate bins. Of course the recycling containers should be appropriately and obviously labeled.  In addition, chutes can also drop to a collection room close to the parking area.  This way the hand-fed containers and chute containers are convenient to each other and can be easily monitored and emptied. 

There is no single model for high-rise buildings and other multi-family residential housing because the building sizes, layouts, characteristics, and landscaping vary.  This is why a thorough waste assessment is so important.

Getting the residents involved is imperative to a recycling program.  Distributing flyers which include instructions for participating in the recycling program is usually the best way to keep residents informed and involved.  After two or three months, send out another flyer which includes success statistics and any further instruction to keep the residents involved and informed.

Determining What Materials to Collect and Recycle

Mixed paper, newspaper, cardboard, aluminum, glass, plastics, clothes, electronics and tin can all be considered to be recycled.  Composting is another consideration.

Equipment and Bins

High-Rise buildings can sometimes be challenging, especially when they are older.  They often don't have enough space for recycling collection containers on each floor.  In addition, it's sometimes challenging to find storage space for large quantities of recyclables. High-Rise Chute Compactors and Balers can be beneficial by using existing chute areas for recyclables. 

Clearly marked dumpsters for cardboard, clothing, mixed paper, plastics and aluminum are also recommended.



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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