One of my favorite things about working with recyclers and waste haulers is hearing the stories of how their businesses were founded. Considering most people think recycling was invented in the last twenty-five years or so, it’s fascinating to hear about the scrap businesses that go back several generations.Read More
Recently, a scrap paper recycling customer wanted to evaluate the actual cost of using commercial collection containers instead of just looking at the purchase price. Good idea. As always, there’s more to cost of ownership than purchase price.Read More
One of the major paper recycling companies needed of 100 "Meese-style" carts to replace worn out units and beef up their inventory. They were looking for the best pricing, lead time, and guarantee as usual, but were also concerned about the durability of the base, casters, and top lip. They recognized that having the right carts can reduce cart re-orders as well as increase productivity and efficiency - a huge savings all around.Read More
Sometimes you start down one path and end up on another.
Recently, we were working with a customer competing for a new contract. If theirs was the winning bid they’d need several hundred mobile carts to service the contract. As an aside, they asked if we offer big used collapsible boxes - 50" high – because they’re also converting from gaylords to reusable commercial containers.Read More
A commercial recycling company in the southwest USA had a problem.
They were competing for a new contract and needed to duplicate exactly their wire cage style containers – dimensions, steel gauge, weight capacity, fork tubes, casters, and an unusual sliding drop door. And they had to stack interchangeably with their current containers – a tough design requirement.Read More
Used Collapsible Containers
- Inspected and guaranteed to be in good working order.
- Mixed brands and colors.
- Various sizes available.
- Aggressive prices and fast delivery.
Custom Labels 101
Did you know that custom labels are available for almost all of our containers?
Custom labels help promote your business and can pay for themselves by reducing missing or customer re-purposed containers. Compared with spray painted stencils, which can easily be removed with solvent, custom labels are more permanent and look better.Read More
It’s our CE Dozen March Special – buy 12 Tall Grizzlies at the regular price, and get the 13th free!
Big 48 cubic foot capacity holds more than twice as much as a standard Grizzly.
Features & Benefits:
- Twice as much material per truckload
- Fits through standard doors
- Easy to maneuver
- Available in several colors
- Customer logos can be added
Save Money by Switching to Reusable Containers
It is common knowledge that reusable containers can cut your costs by 50-75% vs. gaylords
...and the chart below shows exactly how reusables reduce container costs by 67%.
|Typical Cost to Buy||$200.00||$8.00|
|Typical Life (# times can be used)||300||4|
|Cost Per Use||$0.67||$2.00|