Gradeall has recently installed two static Green waste compactors for Mid and East Antrim Borough Council at their Larne Redlands site.
Green waste had been a problem for the council as up until this point only open top skips were used, there were a few problems with open-topped skips which led to choosing waste compactors:
Gradeall provided 3D cad site layouts of the proposed new setup, with a pair of G120static waste compactors sitting beside each other and a reinforced galvanized steel walkway that permitted vehicles to drive on for easy material unloading. The compactors had high hoppers with double doors with magnetic interlocks to prevent the compactor operating when the doors were opened, electronic coded keypads were also fitted to prevent unauthorized use of the machines. These 3D layouts were given to council officials to review, suggest amendments and approve before work commenced
The machines have just been installed in November 2017, we will have a case study soon reporting on the savings that the council is experiencing as a result of using these new Green waste compactors.
However, benefits over an open top skip are: