How much waste is your factory creating on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis? If you don’t know the answers to that question, you’re probably not managing your waste as effectively as you could and should be. Factories generate quite a bit of waste each day, and if you aren’t managing the waste properly, it could be costing you money. Here are some tips that you can use to manage waste at a factory more efficiently.
Figure out if there is waste created by your factory that could be recycled.
Are you mixing plastics, metals, and other recyclables in with the rest of the waste that your factory generates? Those items should be recycled rather than thrown out with ordinary waste. If you leave them with waste, you’re doing a huge disservice to the environment. You’re also likely spending more on waste management every year than you should.
Come up with a system for recycling waste.
If you determine that you are, in fact, mixing recyclable items in with your regular trash, come up with a better system for sorting recyclable items from regular waste. Pinpoint where most of the recyclables are coming from and find a way to prevent it from getting mixed in with your other waste. Establish a recycling program and let your employees know that you’re making a push to manage waste differently moving forward.
Invest in waste management products that will help you deal with waste better.
There are a whole host of waste management products you can use to deal with the waste generated by your factory better. From industrial trash compactors and industrial balers to industrial waste sorting systems and industrial shredders, these products can make a big difference in your facility. They’ll allow your employees to know where to put waste as it works its way through your system.
Action Compaction Equipment can provide your factory with industrial waste and recycling equipment. We can also talk to you about how a recycling program will benefit your factory in a big way. Call us at 801-565-1033 today to discover what we can do to assist you with your waste management plans.