Waste Management Cost-Saving Tip: Don't Pay to Haul Air

By Maggie Caldwell | July 20, 2017

Don't pay to haul air. It sounds obvious, but do you make sure that you are maximizing the weight of your trash and recycling containers? You are paying good money every time your hauler carries away your waste and recycling, so it's good business sense to guarantee that every inch of space in your dumpsters, compactors, and trailers is filled to capacity. When you maximize your weight per pick-up, your recycler’s hauling cost will be lower. The lower the hauling cost, the more you get paid. Here are some waste management cost-saving tricks to maximize the weight on all your trash and recycling pick-ups:

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Calculate Your Cost Savings with a Streamlined Recycling Program

By Maggie Caldwell | January 29, 2015

One sure-fire way to decrease your monthly overhead is to streamline your waste and recycle stream. This is an often-overlooked avenue to increased profitability in many companies for one of a variety of reasons, usually because:

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Case Study: Additional $144K Annual Revenue Comes From Optimizing Recycling Program

By Maggie Caldwell | November 14, 2014

Optimized recycling is about keeping labor costs low, setting up intuitive programs, and maximizing the amount of valuable grades you generate. Almost every single recycling program we see can be optimized in one of these ways, resulting in a combination of greater revenue for recyclable materials and/or lower waste and/or labor costs.

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