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Would your business benefit from an on-site cardboard baler

Would your business benefit from an on-site cardboard baler?

All businesses generate waste, yet for many, the volume of cardboard waste is especially overwhelming. Overflowing bins and the constant cycle of managing this waste consumes time and also space, often resulting in excess cardboard being sent to landfills. An effective solution to this growing issue is the implementation of an on-site cardboard baler

These devices are designed to simplify waste management and enhance the efficiency of recycling practices within businesses. But what are they, and what benefits do they deliver? Here’s a look. 

What Is a Cardboard Baler?

A cardboard baler is a machine specifically engineered to compress and bind large volumes of cardboard waste into compact, manageable bales. This process significantly reduces the size of the cardboard waste, making it easier to handle, store, and transport. 

The fundamental operation of a cardboard baler involves feeding loose cardboard into the machine, where it is then compressed using a hydraulic press. The compressed cardboard is then tied up using wire or strong plastic straps, creating a tidy, stackable bale. The bales can be conveniently stored on-site without taking up excessive space, or transported directly to recycling facilities.

Benefits of a Cardboard Baler for Businesses

Space Efficiency

One of the primary benefits of using a cardboard baler is the significant reduction in space required for waste storage. Baled cardboard takes up to 90% less space than loose cardboard, which can free up valuable floor space that can be used more productively.

Cost Reduction

By baling cardboard, businesses can decrease the frequency of waste collection needed, thus reducing collection costs. Additionally, baled cardboard often qualifies for rebates from recycling companies, as it is easier and cheaper to transport and process.

Improved Environmental Impact

Cardboard balers support businesses in achieving better recycling rates and reducing their carbon footprint. By ensuring more cardboard is recycled rather than sent to landfill, companies can contribute positively to environmental sustainability. 

Enhanced Workplace Safety

Loose cardboard can pose trip and fire hazards. Baled cardboard is safer to store and handle, helping to maintain a tidier and safer workplace.

Compliance with Regulations

Proper waste management, including recycling, is often governed by environmental regulations. Using a cardboard baler helps businesses comply with these regulations and avoid potential fines.

Speak to DCW about baler hire today

For businesses from Somerset to Cornwall seeking to manage their cardboard waste more effectively on-site, DCW offers a fantastic choice of cardboard balers and waste packers. We invite you to get in touch with the DCW team today to discuss your specific baler needs and to obtain a quote. Managing your cardboard waste efficiently starts here with DCW!

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