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What is the Best Commercial Food Compactor?

When it comes to compacting food, the types of clients usually looking to buy are those overwhelmed by the amount of waste on their premises which if left unchecked, can contribute to illness, bad odours and overflowing bins. This can extend from coffee shops to restaurants and beyond to festivals where food is thrown away […]
Thetford T4x for Refurb

Used Static Compactors for Sale

Buying used compactors ensures a cheaper price overall and a guarantee that the machinery works well and has been refurbished to a high condition. At Compact & Bale we offer a range of refurbished compactors. These are located in our site’s ‘remanufactured’ tab which features both compactors and balers. The purpose of this section is […]

Miniature Waste Compactors

Typically, waste compactors are rather large. However, when you’re in the market for a compactor, it’s common to want one that will take up less space than what is typical. This can be due to a number of factors: from not having the space on your site to logistically fit a large compactor, to not […]

How Do I Choose the Right Waste Compactor?

The right waste compactor for your business will be different to the right compactor for somebody else’s business. It all depends on your needs; so ask yourself: “Why do I need a compactor?”Our range of compactors differ from one to the next and with so much to choose from, the pressure to make the correct […]
A blue BP28 baler with its door ajar. Within can be seen a compacted bale of plastic with the compactor device rests atop the bale.

Wire Baler Machines

When it comes to balers, there are a couple of ways in which a sturdy and effective ‘bale’ can be held together. A wire baler machine is that which uses wire to tie up bales, as opposed to those which use straps that tend to be mounted on top or at the back of a […]

What Are the Best Box Compactors?

When considering the ‘best’ box compactors, you may think of the compactor with the highest amount of pressure; a compactor that saves on space and time. Here we will take a look at the variety of cardboard box compactors we offer, each specialised in different ways to deliver the best service. What matters is what […]
L&M SPS Portable Screw Compactor

Waste Compactors: What Are the Differences?

The distinction between waste compactors is important when deciding what to use for your business. There are a number of factors to consider and because of this, there are compactors for all needs. But what are the differences? The first thing you may want to establish before looking into compactors is what sort of waste […]

How Do You Make a Cardboard Bale?

Making a cardboard bale varies depending on the baler, although the method is relatively similar across the board. Let’s run down some of the typical cardboard balers and address how to go about creating the optimal bale. AutoLoadBaler The AutoLoadBaler comes equipped with a cart to dispense waste into before it’s loaded into the baler […]

What Are the top Dos and Don’ts of Baler Safety?

Balers are designed to be easy to use, cutting down on technical jargon and long manuals with diagrams for a thousand buttons. At the end of the day, if you’ve employed the use of a baler for your business the odds of taking a large amount of time to pour over lengthy instructions are slim […]

Space-Saving Balers

When it comes to saving space, a baler can be a top priority for those looking to cut down on waste volume. But what about when you don’t have much space to spare in the first place? You may need a baler that’s more discreet – one that does what you need of it without […]

What is the Best Compactor to Buy?

The best compactor for you depends entirely on your needs and the needs of your business. You wouldn’t buy a large skip compactor if you were working from home; equally you wouldn’t opt for an in-bin compactor for a large construction site. In this way, what is best is circumstantial. Let’s say you work out […]

What is the Best Commercial Cardboard Compactor?

When it comes to choosing the right cardboard compactor for you, there are a few things you need to take into consideration. For example: How much cardboard are you producing per week (or even per day)? How much free floor space do you have? Where are you situated? Take the Model L roro portable compactor […]

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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.