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Friday, August 24, 2018

Industrial recycling is changing as the global market for cardboard, aluminum, plastic and other materials changes. Companies can still reap rewards with a smart, efficient commercial recycling program.

Recycling programs have always been about changing one material — like used packaging — into something else that’s useful. But now industrial recycling itself is changing.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

A baler can provide financial, operational and environmental benefits to your company. But choosing the best baler for your site requires some thought.

Balers are industrial waste management machines that use a ram to compress recyclables into compact bales. You might think of them as just for cardboard, but baler machines can handle a variety of recyclables, including shrink wrap, paper, packaging material, light aluminum scrap and more. 

Friday, July 13, 2018

Five questions to ask before you lease or buy a commercial trash compactor

Before signing a rental contract for an industrial trash compactor there are several questions that distributors and manufacturers must consider.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Waste management costs include more than purchase price or equipment rental fees

Before you buy or rent waste management equipment, such as a baler, self-contained compactor or stationary compactor, it’s important to look beyond the purchase price or monthly rental fee.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Don't Overlook Managing Your Companies Waste

Businesses plan for everything. How much revenue to expect. How to staff for peak times. Where to open a new location. Where to have the company holiday party. But sometimes businesses forget to plan for waste management. It’s a costly, wasteful mistake that could be avoided by following these simple steps.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Three Ways To Reduce Your Company Waste

Americans generate approximately 258 million tons of waste a year. And nearly two thirds of that ends up in landfills.1 At home, it’s easy to see how much trash you pull to the curb every week, but what about at work? Maybe it’s time to take a closer look at your company’s sustainability plan and consider what could be done to reduce waste and, in turn, reduce waste costs.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Implement Your Green Initiative in 2018

As global citizens, it’s important to reduce, reuse and recycle at home.  But what about at the office?  Reducing waste, recycling and using post-consumer products can make a big impact on the environment.  Consider teaming up at work to “Go Green in 2018.”  Here are a few tips to consider:

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Let the WDS Team Save You Money

So you need to secure reliable, affordable waste and recycling services.  Your company generates a lot of waste and your current service just doesn’t seem to be cutting it.  You’re pretty sure you should be recycling, but who has the time?  Where do you start?  

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Environmentally Friendly Practices For Businesses

As a small business owner, you probably struggle with the stress that accompanies running a company. However, you might be overlooking an important necessity for your business: going green. Incorporating environmentally friendly business practices helps the environment, your conscious and your small business. Here are six ways you can start greening up your business.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Dealing With Hard to Recycle Items

It’s one thing to make an effort at your company to recycle the easy stuff—paper, plastic goods, soda cans, etc. But there are certain items that can’t simply be thrown into a bin and picked up through a normal recycling service. And depending on the nature of your business, you might have significant quantities of these items that you need to get off your hands.