Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food Restaurants

The average fast food restaurant creates hundreds of thousands of pounds of garbage every year. The solution to effectively reducing and managing restaurant waste is simpler than you think. Our proven compactors, balers and composting equipment is a game-changer for fast food restaurants looking to minimize their carbon footprint and effectively deal with garbage. With the right equipment and a sound waste management plan, fast food restaurants can significantly reduce labor costs, improve backdoor security, improve the appearance of the restaurant, and slash garbage costs 35%-75%.

Amy’s Drive-Thru Corte Madera

Challenge

Amy’s, the region’s new leading vegetarian fast serve restaurant, wanted to limit trash pick-ups and the number of trips that their staff would need to run trash across the drive-thru lane to the trash enclosure.

Solutions

For landfill waste/trash, we placed our proven indoor stainless steel 700ss Power Packer Compactor which compacts 20-25 large trashbags into a manageable trash cube that is then transported and lifted into the local hauler’s 1.5 yard rear load bin. The 700 limits trips across the drive-thru to just once or twice per day while limiting pick-ups for this high volume restaurant to just 3 pick-ups per week!

For cardboard, the client chose our small footprint Bramidan B-5 baler which crushes 150 boxes into an easy-to-handle 185-200 lb bale. This labor-saving solution eliminated the need to have multiple cardboard recycle bins, and makes it so staff does not waste time flattening boxes

Savings

Because trash is only picked up 3 days per week instead of 6 days, Amy’s saves $10,000s per year while also reducing carbon-emitting emissions from multiple garbage truck trips from the restaurant to the dump.

  • Amy’s Drive-Thru Corte Madera
  • Amy’s Drive-Thru Corte Madera
  • Amy’s Drive-Thru Corte Madera
 

 

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COST SAVINGS

35 - 75% on Average.

Emissions Savings

60 - 80% Savings Per Month