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It is easy to understand why so many business owners are not able to dedicate a great deal of time and thought to their waste management when there are always so many other things to take care of each day to ensure the smooth running of the business.

But nowadays there is a greater expectation for companies to be greener and to recycle their waste efficiently. Depending on the volume and type of waste your business generates, a waste compactor could greatly improve the way you handle and dispose of your business waste.  This thus leads to aa greater commercial waste compactor usage amongst most businesses as they drive towards environmental sustainability.

Waste compactors are ideal for recyclable materials like cardboard and plastic, but they can also be used to compact all kinds of wet and dry, general waste. Sometimes it makes sense to install several compactors to deal with the different types of waste on site.

If you wish to improve your current waste management strategy, purchasing or renting a commercial waste compactor could be an ideal solution for your business.

Let’s take a look at the key benefits for businesses using them:


Anything that helps a business to reduce its outgoings has got to be worth considering and compactors help businesses to save money. When you compact waste, it is possible to reduce its volume by anything up to 90%. Reducing the volume to such an extent means that the waste takes up far less space, so you pay less for its disposal.

More waste will fit into each load that is collected for disposal, which means less visits from refuse vehicles and big savings.


Reducing the volume of waste helps to create a cleaner working environment and storing your waste materials in a secure container with less air space can also help you to eliminate many of the issues that are associated with waste products and materials, including unpleasant odors and pests.

For businesses like restaurants, hotels etc. that are more prone to experiencing these kinds of problems because of the nature of the waste they produce, a compactor can make a huge difference immediately.


Commercial compactors are incredibly straightforward to use and generally require very little in the way of maintenance. There are a variety of different models to choose from, all of which are practical and convenient to use.

Static compactors can handle large quantities of waste whilst for businesses that produce a smaller quantity of waste or lack a great deal of space, a portable compactor is usually the best option.


Compacting your waste if you produce a large amount is undoubtedly the best way to go for businesses that are trying to handle their waste management efficiently. Storing empty boxes and containers prior to collection can take up valuable space, making recycling a challenge for many businesses.

But once these materials are squashed flat and compacted, they are far easier to handle, store and transport and this makes it more feasible for businesses to meet their recycling goals, reduce their carbon footprint and demonstrate their commitment to the environment.


If you would like to find out more about waste compactors then visit our contact page and we will be happy to help you.

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