Success Stories

BATC works with a variety of customers: hotels, universities, wineries, industrial sites and more! Read some of our success stories below to see how BATC has helped out companies like yours.


Franciscan Feature

Franciscan Crab Restaurant – San Francisco

  Franciscan Crab Restaurant – San Francisco Now, they also have BATC’s breakthrough Summit V-95 Toter compactor. This simple system compacts trash, compost and recyclables right into a Toter can. At the Franciscan, they use the unit to save space and save labor – reducing pick-ups by 66%!    

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Build-Tek – Martinez, CA

  Saving Build-Tek Time, Space and Thought Build-Tek provides building materials to the Bay Area’s finest builders. Swimming in cardboard in the warehouse and wasting hours flattening boxes, we steered Build-Tek to the Bramidan B-5 to solve their cardboard nightmare. The warehouse manager was smiling ear-to-ear after making the first bale, and they haven’t looked…

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UC Davis Clean Caps – Davis, CA

UC Davis Clean Caps – Davis, CA BATC has installed E-cube Labs’ new Clean Cap sensors at the UC Davis Mondavi Center for the Arts. UC Davis custodial staff was looking for a way to better manage their team and eliminate over servicing waste/recycling receptacles that were on the outskirts of campus. Needless to say,…

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Chicken Ranch Casino – Sonora, CA

  It Pays to Bale your Cardboard We installed our Nedland Self Contained Compactor with our unique new cellular monitoring system at the venerable Chicken Ranch Casino to eliminate pests and odors from the back of their building. The compactor packs 80 yards of waste into the compactor and the monitoring system notifies management and…

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Claremont Club and Spa – Oakland, CA

  Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel Saves Over $26,000 Per Year Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel is a California landmark and one of America’s iconic luxury hotels. With our sustainability and equipment expertise, we saved them over $26,000 per year. The Claremont initially came to us with a back-of-house noise issue…

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California Higher Education Sustainability Conference – Santa Barbara, VA

  BATC Speaks ‘Zero Waste’ to University Students BATC’s Mike Welden was asked to speak to the Zero Waste break-out session at the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC) at UC Santa Barbara. The Zero Waste leaders loved learning about the breadth of material handling solutions actually available and affordable to their Universities. BATC has…

Bishop Feature

Bishop O’Dowd High School – Oakland, CA

  Money for Students, Not Trash: Bishop O’Dowd High School Saves $32K Problem: Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland had a tight loading dock with overflowing cardboard boxes, landfill waste, and recycle bins. Plus, they were paying over $4,600/month for trash and recycling. Solution: We installed our Bramidan B-5 Baler and Summit S-V2 Compactor. The…

Cheese Feature

Chuck E. Cheese – San Jose, CA

  Twenty Years Later and Still a Customer When it came time to replace the compactor we had installed back in the 1980s, the owner of the original Chuck E Cheese’s restaurant on Tully Rd in San Jose called us. After years of use and our solid maintenance support, it was time for an upgrade.…

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Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch – St. Helena, CA

  Farmstead on Road to Sustainability When Stephen Barber, Executive Chef and Director of Culinary Operations at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena, called seeking our expertise, we were honored. Napa Valley’s leader in sustainable farm-to-table cuisine sought to reduce the number of trips the garbage company made to the restaurant to decrease…


Bardessono Hotel and Spa

Off The Grid Waste Management “The fact that Bay Area Trash Compactor and their partners at Harmony Enterprises have developed these systems to operate off-the-grid, simply take us to the next level in sustainability.” The Customer Bardessono Hotel & Spa opened in February 2009 with 62 guest rooms in Yountville, California, the heart of the…