Stationary Compactor versus Self-Contained - What's the Difference?
Looking at trash compactors can be overwhelming especially when you are trying to determine which one will work best for you and your business. The two types you will be looking at are a Stationary and Self Contained, but that might bring the question of what is the difference and what would work best for our application.
Check out below to see a breakdown of what a Stationary and Self-Contained Compactor is, the ideal waste type, and who it is ideal for.
What is it: A Stationary Compactor is permanently installed at your site and a receiver box is attached to the compactor. The stationary compactor will stay on-site and the receiver box will be hauled off to dispose of your waste.
Ideal Waste Type: Dry waste including mixed paper, wood, plastic, cardboard, etc.
Who is it Ideal for: Retail/Department Stores, Industrial, Warehouses, etc.
What is it: A Self-Contained compactor is a standalone unit. The whole unit will be hauled off to dispose of your waste.
Ideal Waste Type: Wet waste including food processing, medical, etc.
Who is it Ideal for: Hospitals/Medical Industries, Apartments, Grocery Stores, Restaurants, Malls, etc.
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