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The Best Compactor for an Office

In busy office environments, recyclable materials can pile up. There may be excess paper, plastic, and cardboard that needs disposing of. With all this to keep on top of – frequent skip or bin pick-ups,…

Looking to Buy a Baler?

There are a few elements to consider when buying a baler. You need to determine the reason you’re looking to invest in one, how much space you have on your premises, whether it is more…

Baler or Bailer?

The difference between the words ‘baler’ and ‘bailer’ may be one letter – easy enough to confuse – however, the words themselves represent vastly different pieces of equipment in the realm of machinery. The word…

The Benefits of a Baler

Often when a business deals with materials, waste can accumulate fast, taking up time and money that could be spent on tasks of greater importance. Through the use of a baler, baling waste such as…
Gigabaler customer appreciation

Customer appreciation for the Strautmann GIGABALER

I visited one of our customers this afternoon at a distribution centre in the Midlands. The site operations manager couldn’t say enough good things about our Strautmann Umwelttechnik GmbH unique and patented GIGABALER. It sits…
Strautmann Baletainer

Clothing retailer upgrades to Strautmann BaleTainer

Our Compact and Bale service team completed this installation recently in Nottingham. The customer is a well known clothing retailer generating 1000s of cardboard clothing boxes each day from their pick and pack operation. For…
Comppact and bale highest quality refurbishments

Compact and Bale quality refurbishments

Compact and Bale have an enviable reputation for the highest quality refurbishments! Our workshop and service team really do care and are proud of their work. And they do a noble job indeed.. They bring…
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Where is all my cardboard?

“What have you done with all our cardboard?? Where’s it all gone?…. this shed is usually full of the stuff every day! Now there’s just this weird machine that looks a bit like The Tardis….”…
Automatic baler for bulky cardboard waste

Bulky costly cardboard waste?

Does your business generate really large, bulky cardboard waste like cardboard pallets, octabins, bicycle boxes or photocopier boxes? How difficult and costly is waste like this to handle and send for recycling? We’ve seen clients…
bales of cardboard

What does waste say about your business?

Are you fed up looking at mess, loose packaging, skips, bins, bags etc? Are you just waiting for that slip, trip or fall by one of your staff (and the resulting claim)? Does dealing with…

Hope for our future!

Is our glorious waste and recycling sector feeling beaten down, afraid and despondent? Definitely not! From all the innovation, positivity, success, investment, expertise and hope that I see in our industry, I believe we have…

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Estimated Weekly Volumes

Based on a 50kg per m3 material density
Visual Size Guide
1100L bin
55kg approx.
8 yard skip
300kg approx.
16 yard skip
600kg approx.
40 yard skip
1500kg approx.