Tag: waste compaction

Waste compaction is the process of compacting waste, reducing it in size. Garbage compactors and waste collection vehicles compress waste so that more of it can be stored in the same space. Waste is compacted again, more thoroughly, at the landfill to conserve valuable airspace and to extend the landfill’s life span.

MSW—Reader Favorites

MSW—Reader Favorites

Listed below are the top Editor Blogs, Reader Favorite articles, and Grading & Excavation Contractor magazine articles for you to enjoy. This list is curated based on reader views, search traffic, e-mail click-through, and most commented articles.

A Finger on the Pulse of Collection Operations

A Finger on the Pulse of Collection Operations

There’s an old saying in the solid waste industry that a waste management company does not make money by picking waste up, so much as it does by putting it back down again. That is to say, the labor-intensive act of collecting waste is not as profitable as capital-intensive disposal

Belanger Calls Kinetic Pulverizer Transformative

Belanger Calls Kinetic Pulverizer Transformative

Toronto, Ontario – After 20 years in the business of designing and producing custom recycling equipment, Nicolas Belanger, the former coowner of Machinex Group, says the TORXX Kinetic Pulverizer is poised to evolve the industry.

“The TORXX Kinetic Pulverizer (TKP) represents a completely new generation of equipment in waste management and

The Mechanics of Waste Compaction

The Mechanics of Waste Compaction

Many landfill managers believe there is a simple formula for achieving maximum landfill compaction density: A + B = C And it sounds pretty straightforward. Given: A-Achieving optimum waste compaction is a cornerstone of proper landfill operation. True B-Buying a steel-wheeled landfill compactor is the industry-accepted means of achieving optimum

Hidden Benefits of Compaction & ADC

Hidden Benefits of Compaction & ADC

It’s like the word, “sale.” I remember my dad telling me that 50 years ago, when something was “On Sale” it actually was. A sale was a big deal. Nowadays, a sale sign doesn’t mean diddly.

Marathon Debuts ASC-215 Auger Self-Contained Compactor

Marathon Debuts ASC-215 Auger Self-Contained Compactor

VERNON, AL (June 1, 2015) Marathon, the leader onsite waste compaction and recycling systems, debuts the Marathon ASC-215 Auger Self-Contained Compactor. The ASC-215 compacts organic/food waste, sterilized medical waste, and other very wet waste, and requires less maintenance in these applications because of its advanced design.

The Marathon ASC-215 Auger Self-Contained

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