7 Ways To Save On Your Apartment Building Trash Compactor Fees

By John Daniel | April 17, 2018

As an apartment manager, you are probably always looking for ways to save money on the upkeep of your property. Did you know that the expenses associated with your apartment building trash compactor are among the easiest to cut? So we will look at some of the most practical waste management tips you can utilize to reduce expenses related to your building's trash disposal.

1. How to lower the haul rate

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How to Partner with a Waste Management Company to Save Money

By Maggie Caldwell | December 31, 2016

Commercial waste hauling is expensive, there’s no doubt about it. And because it’s a necessary cost of doing business, there’s a perception that the amount you pay each month is a fixed cost … but that’s not entirely the case. You can easily save a significant percentage off of your monthly bill while keeping your relationships with existing haulers intact by partnering with a waste management company like Federal International. Waste and Recycling is our business, so we have the inside track on what your fees should be and how to right-size your service to avoid paying to haul air. Save money while staying focused on your primary business. We will even oversee all of your byproduct needs, helping you to become more sustainable along the way.

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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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Waste Management Tip: 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. Learn one of our waste management tips: how to 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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