How Has COVID-19 Affected The Waste Industry?

With new guidelines in place to safely integrate back to regular society after being in quarantine for months due to COVID-19, Americans are beginning to leave the comfort of their homes and return to the workforce. For some industries, there is no noticeable change, however, as these businesses have remained open throughout the pandemic. Particularly, the waste industry has had its employees on the frontlines as an essential part of everyday life. Most Common Changes in The Waste Industry It has been difficult for waste management services to maintain the health and safety of their clients, environment, and staff during COVID-19. The stream of waste has seen many changes in order to comply with state and federal guidelines regarding pandemic practices. What’s more, this industry has been significantly impacted by the decrease in business waste as many Americans have been staying at home while businesses closed their doors during the [...]

By | 2020-06-23T19:06:46+00:00 June 23rd, 2020|Covid-19 affects|Comments Off on How Has COVID-19 Affected The Waste Industry?

A Waste Management Dumpster Selection Guide

Running a business comes with plenty of headaches, including complying with state and federal waste management regulations. Trying to manage your budget and your waste plan can be a difficult task. It is much easier to find a waste management service to handle the most difficult aspects of this process for you, but before you do this, you need to have a clear idea of what kind of waste container you need. Alternative Waste Solutions is here with a quick guide to help you make a knowledgeable decision when choosing a waste container for your waste management service. Which Waste Management Dumpster is Best for Your Business? When shopping for a waste management provider, the first question you’ll get asked is what kind of dumpster you need. If you have no knowledge of the industry, this can make things confusing. Alternative Waste Solutions is here to help you make an [...]

By | 2020-06-23T18:58:09+00:00 June 8th, 2020|Dumpster Guide|Comments Off on A Waste Management Dumpster Selection Guide

Why It’s Important for Your Business to Recycle

Does your business recycle? If not, maybe it should. With landfills filling up fast, it’s up to residents and businesses alike to start reducing our impact on the environment. But recycling isn’t just great for the planet, it’s also great for your budget. If your company doesn’t have a recycling plan in place, you could be missing out on some cost-saving benefits. Keep reading to find out why it’s important for your business to recycle. Improve your bottom line It turns out, recycling can be a good option if you’re trying to save your business some money. By recycling cans, glass, and paper, you’re sending less into the dumpster every day. Less waste could potentially mean fewer pickups, or other cost savings. If you ask employees to utilize central recycling stations, it could mean saving on janitorial costs. After all, trash bins need to be emptied less often when [...]

By | 2020-02-05T22:13:14+00:00 December 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why It’s Important for Your Business to Recycle

What’s a Commercial Front-Load Dumpster and Why Do I Need It?

If you are the owner of a business that produces a large amount of waste on a weekly basis, then chances are you’re in need of some sort of waste management solution that can handle the amount of garbage that your company goes through. A large waste container like a front-load dumpster is perfect for high-trafficked locations like restaurants, hotels, condos and much more!   Front-loading dumpsters are recognizable by their side sliding doors and plastic lid that covers a large, open top and prevents critters from accessing the container’s contents. These dumpsters are ideal for businesses of all sizes. A local garbage service can easily empty the waste contained in a front-load dumpster during weekly pickups, taking only the trash within and leaving the dumpster empty and ready to house another week’s worth of trash.   All states have local and federal regulations that require business owners to dispose [...]

By | 2019-09-24T18:05:31+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Commercial Front Load Dumpster|Comments Off on What’s a Commercial Front-Load Dumpster and Why Do I Need It?

Things to Consider when Investing in a Commercial Garbage Service

No matter your type of business, as the head of a company you see first hand each day how much trash you and your employees go through. If you don’t already have a dumpster or compactor on-site, you’re most likely having to deal with time wasting treks to your local community dump or recycling center. You’re trying not to think about how many man-hours you’re losing each month over these regular excursions, but that’s not something you should ignore. When you make the decision to hire a commercial garbage service for your business, you’ll immediately start saving time, money, and effort and can use all of those savings to focus on improving your company. The only question to ask now is what kind of dumpster service will work best for your business? Waste Containment and Recycling Depending on the amount of garbage and its contents your company regularly goes through [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:47:56+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Things to Consider when Investing in a Commercial Garbage Service

Why A Compactor is Perfect for Your Business

As great as it would be to recycle 100% of your commercial waste, it’s just not possible. When you need a cost-effective way to handle your non-recyclable materials, a trash compactor is the perfect solution. What does a trash compactor do? A waste removal service like Alternative Waste Solutions can provide your business with an industrial trash compactor to process waste. The procedure is pretty straightforward. First, the garbage is loaded into the waste container’s input chamber. Then, it’s put under a large amount of pressure through either hydraulic or pneumatic press. Crushing up the trash like this transforms it into a more manageable size, which will reduce transport costs for your business. Alternative Waste Solutions can do both the pressing and trash transport for you as part of their customized plans. The Pros & Cons of a Trash Compactor Pros: Compactors can press almost any material. They can handle [...]

By | 2019-07-24T23:29:28+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why A Compactor is Perfect for Your Business

The Ultimate Guide On Choosing The Right Dumpster Type For Your Business

Whether you are just setting up a new business or are operating and growing your established business, the details and the day to day operations can be consuming and overwhelming. One often overlooked business necessity is waste disposal. Each business has their own set of unique waste disposal requirements, which vary by company size and industry. Often, businesses are not sure which type of dumpster is best for their business, but that’s ok, Alternative Waste Solutions is here to help with the knowledge and experience you’re looking for. Here are a few questions to consider before choosing a dumpster and a commercial waste removal service for your business: What size do you really need? Should you get a front loader or a side loader? Does your business recycle or does the local county or town laws require recycling? Deciding the perfect fit for your needs is as easy as following this ultimate [...]

By | 2018-04-30T18:52:25+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Ultimate Guide On Choosing The Right Dumpster Type For Your Business