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Bio-Digesters, Dehydrators, and Liquid Food Composters 101

By BATC | January 15, 2023

Food composting is becoming increasingly popular with both home and commercial establishments alike. While composting can be a great way to reduce your environmental footprint, it can also lead to some confusion when it comes to choosing the right equipment for your needs. This guide will provide an overview of the three best types of…

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Trash Talking: 2022 Landfill Stats and How Compactors Can Help

By BATC | December 15, 2022

Are trash compactors worth it? Let’s find out. Most Americans would be surprised to learn that the average person generates about 4.6 pounds of trash every day, and that figure is only increasing. Even more troubling is that only about 34% of this waste is recycled. The rest goes to landfills, which are already overflowing…

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Industrial Compactor Troubleshooting: 5 Most Common Service Needs

By BATC | September 15, 2022

If your business produces a lot of recyclables or waste, commercial trash compactors are definitely worth the investment. You’ll need fewer trips to the dump by crushing and compressing garbage – translating to lower collection and transportation costs. However, commercial compactors work hard in extreme environments and are subject to rough conditions. Their hydraulic systems,…

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A Compactor Is A Simple Way to Cut Trash Costs in Half (Or More)….

By BATC | May 15, 2022

America has long held fast to our reputation as one of the most wasteful countries globally, generating 239 million metric tons of garbage each year, or nearly 1,600 to 1,700 pounds per person. That is a lot of waste, and it costs businesses and homeowners billions of dollars every year to dispose of it. The…

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How to Start a Zero Waste Business

By BATC | April 20, 2022

If you have been pondering how to start a zero waste business or convert your existing business to zero waste, you have come to the right place.   Starting a zero-waste business can seem daunting, but it’s not as difficult as you think. Many companies have already made the switch and seen significant results. The key…

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Do Solar Compactors Work? | Trash Compactor Industrial

By BATC | April 6, 2022

There’s a new kind of trash compactor industrial and built to last – the solar-powered trash compactor. Powered by solar panels charging a battery pack, solar trash compactors utilize renewable energy to function. These nifty machines have a host of benefits, including reducing trash pickups, slashing hauling costs by 35%-75%, and reducing the volume of…

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5 Eco-Friendly Features of Smart Waste Cans

By BATC | March 20, 2022

Everything is “smart” these days, from cars to phones to trash compactors, and for a good reason. Smart technology makes our lives easier. It fills in the gaps where human error makes us fall short, offering more precise measurement and automating repetitive processes. However, smart technology doesn’t just help humans: it helps our environment, too.…

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The Case for Composting in High-Volume Food Service Operations

By BATC | March 5, 2022

High-volume foodservice operations have a huge responsibility in contributing to the nation’s food waste. Without a food composter, recycling program, and waste reduction plan in place, restaurants, and grocery stores can waste high volumes of perfectly usable food. Let these statistics sink in: Californians throw away nearly 6 million tons of food scraps or food…

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How a Baler Improves Waste Diversion

By BATC | February 20, 2022

A baler is an important tool for improving waste diversion. By mechanically compressing recyclable materials into uniform bales, a baler helps make the recycling process more efficient and easier to manage. This diverts would-be waste from landfills and can lead to significant savings in terms of waste hauling costs. If you’re looking for a way…

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How Compactors and Balers Help Battle Global Warming

By BATC | February 11, 2022

Global warming is a pressing issue that isn’t going away unless we do something about it. In order to battle the ever-growing problem, it is crucial for corporations and businesses to take an honest, hard look at their waste management systems. The good news is that reducing your company’s greenhouse gas emissions could be as…