Baler or Compactor – Which One Do You Need?

As governments and local authorities try to limit the quantity of waste disposed in landfills, demand for compactors and balers is on the rise. The question is, which machine is right for you? A waste baler or waste compactor? A waster baler is a machine that can compress large volumes of paper, cardboard, plastic, metal and other recyclable material into dense bundles or “bales”, which take up less space for the same weight. A compactor is used to compress large quantities of general mixed (unsorted) or sorted recyclable waste into tightly packed blocks, which are then sent to a recycling company or landfill…Read More (PDF)