Your ROI: How Industrial Compactors Pay for Themselves

The two primary objectives of increasing a manufacturing facility’s ROI (Return On Investment) in regards to using an on-site industrial waste compactor are to reduce labor and hauling costs. When employing the optimal compactor for any specific application, a company can see an ROI in one to two years incorporating certain factors.

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The Bright Future of Waste Management

Countries all over the world are looking into comprehensive waste management plans to help alleviate issues brought on by excessive garbage. For almost 35 years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has tracked and reported on garbage statistics in the United States. The current rate of municipal solid waste (MSW) production is estimated by the government to be 292.4 million US short tons, or 4.9 pounds per person per day. Out of the MSW that was produced, about 69 million tons were recycled, and 25 million tons were composted.

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Understanding the EPA Guide for Industrial Waste Management

Through the Guide for Industrial Waste Management, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides guidance for facility managers, state and tribal regulators, the public, and others with recommendations and tools to better address the management of land-disposed, non-hazardous industrial waste.

The EPA defines non-hazardous industrial waste as “waste generated from processes associated with the production of goods and products, such as electric power generation and manufacturing of materials such as pulp and paper, iron and steel, glass, and concrete.” The EPA also proposes laws and regulations regarding industrial waste that stress the proper disposal of industrial waste.

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How Rotary Industrial Trash Compactors Save Labor Time

Industrial trash compactors are designed and built to save labor time. Reducing labor for the removal of trash materials from a facility can be realized by minimizing the volume of trash being transported and by reducing the distances the trash has to be moved to get from where it is produced to the trash compaction point. A trash compactor can immediately improve productivity, which is a huge plus. Using a mobile trash compactor can cut down on trash hauling by as much as twenty to thirty trips per week.

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