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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….” Maybe we should rename our Strautmann BalePress53 waste cardboard baler, ‘The Tardis’….it does hold some 10 plus m3 of empty […]
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 filling artic trailers, 40 yard skips, hiring in dustcarts and paying for 1,000s of hours of labour each year just […]
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 waste take as much time as dealing with work? Do you gulp (and get ready to lie) when your clients […]

Is waste polystyrene filling up your skips with fresh air?

Waste polystyrene filling your skips and costing the earth? Fed up with minimum tonnage charges? Want to spend less and recycle more? The KBM Styropactor Maxi EPS compactor compacts up to 90kg of waste EPS per hour into briks weighing 250-350kg per m3, that we buy for recycling. It’s fully galvanized, on castors and can […]
Worker placing cardboard into a baler

Does baling your cardboard really save you money?

Cardboard baling saves you money right? That’s right. We’re getting paid £10pt for our bales and we’re saving £125pt disposal That’s good…how many bales do you make per day? 2 bales every day And they weigh? 400kg each So 800kg per day, 7 days a week? Yes, 5.6t per week So that saves you £700 […]
Baled cardboard

Cardboard Baling At Its Most Innovative

Behold The World’s First AutoLoading cardboard baler that automates the whole cardboard loading process and removes any requirement to flat pack material. Just fill the cart, place in to the machine, push the button and walk away. The AutoLoad Baler sits in the approximate area of a standard vertical machine but resolves so many issues […]

Can You Recycle Polystyrene?

The short answer is yes, you can recycle polystyrene and it can be relatively easy if you are a business. The difficulty with polystyrene is that it’s very voluminous and so to recycle the material in its usual form that we are all used to, proves very expensive due predominantly to the cost of transport […]
The power of Strautmann

The power of Strautmann recycling balers – Questions to consider

Is your equipment unreliable? Do your team spend too much time loading your waste machines? Are your staff complaining about how long it takes to tie off bales or how long it takes to use your existing baler? Do you manually handle or double handle your cardboard waste before baling or disposing of it? Do […]
Strautmann liquidrainer with 120 litre bin tipper

LiquiDrainer with 120 L Bin Tipper

This Strautmann liquidrainer with 120 litre bin tipper was fully tested in our workshops last week ahead of delivery and installation next week to a major UK airport where it will be emptying all the bottles and cans that passengers can’t take through security. The liquids will be pumped from the machine into an IBC […]
Baletainer fully auto baler

The BaleTainer: A fully automatic baler designed from the ground up. It’s a monster with a big belly

This Strautmann baler eats cardboard faster than one person can load it…. cardboard pallets, American fridge boxes, photocopier boxes, octabins, fruit trays or just standard cardboard / OOC. We’ve supplied them to distribution centres, business machine suppliers, manufacturers, printing plants, food production, retailers and more. It also bales polythene film, paper, cans, PET bottles, tetrapak […]

Stop Pouring Money Down The Drain

Compact & Bale’s LiquiDrainer helps drinks manufacturers stop pouring money down the drain….. A large international drinks manufacturer recently installed a new Strautmann LiquiDrainer with in-line BaleTainer that is saving them over £78,000 per annum in liquid waste disposal costs alone. The all stainless steel machine, installed nationally by Compact & Bale Ltd, enables them […]
Cost vs value

Buy cheap waste equipment and you risk buying twice!

MD – Can someone please tell me why we are still spending £1,000s per month on waste collections when I signed off on a waste compactor purchase that was to save us £30k in year one? Operations Manager – Well the machine has had a number of faults and has broken down a lot. It […]

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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.