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Introducing energy efficient compacting and baling equipment

Introducing energy efficient compacting and baling equipment
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Resources:
Waste, Carbon
Sector:
All manufacturing industries, Waste management and recycling
Cost:
High cost
Annual saving:
30 - 50 %
Payback time:
1.5 - 2 Year(s)
Resource savings: Waste:
Savings depending on business size, materials used, etc. (>50 % [1] Associated cost savings depend on the size of the business (>30 %) [2]
Payback time:
Depends on the amount of waste, a return on investment of one to two years is not uncommon [3]
Total cost savings:
As above for 'waste' savings
Co2 emission reduction:
Lower waste volume means fewer garbage trucks or trips and lower emissions
Premises and operation areas:
Waste and recycling
Size of company:
Micro (less than 10), Small (less than 50), Medium (less than 250), Large (more than 250)
Advancement in applying resource efficiency measures:
Beginner
One off investment:
500 - 50000€
What is in it for you:
Financial savings include less waste resulting in reduced garbage collection costs. Once the system is in place and running efficiently, less time is spent managing waste which means more time for staff to perform core business tasks.
Descriptive information:

Waste management is a big part of business operations which is often overlooked in terms of potential environmental and business benefits.

Compactors crush waste into a smaller volume, allowing more waste to be collected in the same bin and reducing the time dedicated to moving waste around. Baling can further help by automatically tying the waste into bundles that are ready for disposal.

The equipment needed for compacting and baling is relatively easy and safe to use, and it saves time and money spent on internal waste management. It also saves space needed for storing waste and the effort involved in collecting, processing and recycling it. Different types and scales of equipment are available which cater for all business sizes and waste processing needs.

Compacting and baling waste also means less landfill and lower volumes of waste being transported which, in turn, results in lower carbon emissions.

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