Good Waste Management Solves Common Waste Stream Problems that Cost Money

By Maggie Caldwell | April 12, 2017

Every business generates waste and recycling opportunities, from manufacturing to warehouse and distribution to retail property management, and beyond. And you pay to have that waste and recycling is hauled away. Simple, right? Not really! Waste management companies know that it's common to find waste stream problems and inefficiencies that cost you money. Here are some tricks we've found so that you can find out if you may be throwing money out with your trash:

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Save Money and Time With a Waste Management Company 

By Maggie Caldwell | January 9, 2015

Waste haulers and recycling companies can be negatively impacting your business – and you may not even be aware of it. Price increases, incorrect bills, missed pick-ups, and service charges from your hauler are commonplace in the industry, but finding those mistakes and fighting for corrections is time consuming and painful. They rely on the fact most companies don't pay attention, and that costs you money.

There are also built-in inefficiencies in the hauling industry that are never brought to your attention; for instance, did you know it costs more money to make multiple pick-ups each week with smaller dumpsters than fewer pickups with larger containers?

It takes time and effort to manage trash, and so many companies have learned the way to save is by by partnering with a waste management company like Federal International They manage your trash for you, working on your behalf to streamline your processes and increase your single-stream recycling rate.

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Renegotiate Waste Contracts to Cut Costs: A Case Study

By Maggie Caldwell | December 5, 2014

Renegotiate waste contracts: it's one easy way to immediately reduce your waste management overhead. Even if your contracts aren't yet up for renewal, there's often room to work with your hauler to save money. 

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