How to Start a Zero Waste Business

how to start a zero waste business

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

trash compactor industrial

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

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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

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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

how a baler improves waste diversion

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

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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…

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What are Smart Malls, Parks, and Universities Using to Control Public Trash?

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Public spaces like malls, parks, and quads can become a mess when waste receptacles are overflowing, or visitors simply toss their trash on the ground instead of in the trash bin. To combat this, small trash compactors are an ideal option for these areas. Trash compactors maximize capacity and eliminate overflowing cans by compacting waste…

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How Commercial Trash Compactors Improve Sanitation

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Commercial trash compactors are one of the best investments your business can make. Not only do they reduce the overall volume of waste, but they also improve sanitation and make it easier to maintain a clean environment. Check out our award-winning compactors and balers!

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New Composting Law SB 1383 Begins January 2022

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Reminder to California restaurant owners, hotels, schools, healthcare facilities, and the like: The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has passed a new regulation regarding composting food waste. If your organization generates food waste, you are expected to implement these regulations beginning in January of 2022 — but don’t worry, Bay Area Trash…

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Waste Experts’ Take on Modern Waste Management Techniques

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Our waste experts at Bay Area Trash Compactor are always searching for new innovative ways to deal with waste efficiently and effectively. With the rise of smart technology, waste management has become a rapidly evolving industry centered around reducing the environmental impact of the waste we are producing. In this article, we’ll take you through…

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