Slash Your Commercial Trash Bill in a Franchise Market

By Maggie Caldwell | February 20, 2015

Smart waste management always saves you money, even if you are locked into a franchise waste market ... even though your solid waste hauling fees are non-negotiable. Just because prices are fixed, DON'T make the mistake of thinking your waste hauling bills have to be fixed as well. Trash service is NOT a fixed utility. There's always money to be saved when you manage your service by right-sizing your waste. Sometimes we find the cost savings to be pretty phenomenal; the monthly trash bill for one of our partners in a franchise area went from $18K to just $4K! 

Fewer Hauls, Bigger Bins = 24K Annual Revenue Impact

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Get Rid of Your Trash (Cans)

By Maggie Caldwell | January 2, 2015

Does any business really need trash cans? Not including those in the bathrooms and any breakroom, kitchen, and/or cafeteria, of course - some items really do have to be thrown away. But take a look in the garbage bins around your workplace. What do you see? Mostly paper products, most likely: receipts, faxes, old documents, printer cartridge wrappers . . . do you see anything there there that can't be recycled?

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Missed Recycling Opportunities That Cost You Money

By Maggie Caldwell | September 26, 2014

Commercial single stream recycling is cheaper for your company than waste hauling, but even if you already have a program in place, chances are you can recycle even more to save. Here's how:

Start off by taking a look inside your dumpster . . . what do you see? Paper? Plastic? Batteries? Printer cartridges? Empty soda cans? Make a list.

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Save Money by Right Sizing Your Trash

By Maggie Caldwell | September 5, 2014

Would you sign up to have air hauled away from your business? That's essentially what happens every time your hauler takes away a dumpster or compactor that's only partially full. Save money by "right sizing" your service. Right sizing is about getting the greatest value from your waste hauling service by maximizing your container size and minimizing the number of pickups. 

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