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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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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Waste Management Companies Take the Stink Out of Managing Your Trash

By David Seelig | July 11, 2016

Waste – it’s a nasty business! At home or on the job, the creation of waste is a part of our daily lives. Both residential and Industrial settings create waste streams as a byproduct of their daily functions. These streams can be both costly and time consuming to manage. In short, it's a stinky business, but it's a process that needs to be monitored and audited frequently. Just like any other service or utility, there are always opportunities for savings.

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Waste Management Tip: Bale More to Save Money

By Kyle Suggs | June 24, 2016

You mean I can bale that, too?? Most businesses these days use their balers for cardboard only. If YOU'RE also using your baler for other materials like stretch film or other plastics, pat yourself on the back, because you have a leg up on the competition.

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The RFP and RFQ Dilemma and Solution

By Jim Schulz | April 21, 2016

Every year, many companies go through the long and time consuming process of putting out a RFP (request for proposal) or RFQ (request for quote) for their waste & recycling services, They spend long hours doing the following:

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