Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is a Waste Compactor?
Put simply, a Waste Compactor will reduce the overall volume of the rubbish you have placed in your bin. They compress waste into smaller volumes, making recycling easier and reducing your waste collection frequency.
2. What are the benefits of Waste Compactors?
The benefits of waste compactors are improved site hygiene, fewer bins and lower waste collection fees. The environmental benefits of general waste compaction are reduction in carbon footprint due to less frequent collections required by your waste carrier.
3. How does a Bin Compactor work?
A Bin Compactor has a hydraulic ram and compacting plate which is positioned over a bin to squash down the contents to minimise its volume. QCR offer a wide variety of different sizes of bin compactors to suit different bins.
4. Is there a general waste compactor for 1100l bins?
If you use 1100 litre bins for your waste, you can reduce waste volume by using a QCR 1100L Bin Press to crush down your recyclable and/or non-recyclable waste, decreasing volumes by up to 3:1. This in-bin compactor can be hired or purchased with 12 months warranty from QCR.
5. Is there a general waste compactor for 660l wheelie bins?
QCR offer a 660L Bin Press for hire or purchase. They're a great solution for businesses within limited storage space for larger bins as it will compact the waste inside the bin to enable you to store more inside it. You can use this in-bin compactor for compacting both recyclable and general waste.
6. What is general waste compaction?
General waste compaction is the mechanical process of compacting general waste to decrease it's volume. It's a simple but highly effective way to reduce the frequency of your waste collections as it enables you to fit more waste into one bin.
7. Why should I hire a waste compactor from QCR?
QCR are a leading supplier of waste compacting equipment in the UK since 1999. With over 20 years' experience of providing waste mangement equipment for hire or purchase, one of our friendly team can visit your business as part of our Free Waste Audit Service and provide recommendations to you about how our equipment can help you to save money, time or space on your waste. And, in most instances we'll be able to offer you the equipment to trial for free (subject to some geographical restrictions and machine availability). When considering who the best provider of waste compactor hire near you, you'll be glad to hear that from our 3 workshops across the UK, QCR can offer this rental service to the majority of the UK.
If you decide to buy or hire from us, you'll also have the added reassurance of working with a team who are accredited by Safe Contractor who have recognised QCR's excellence in health and safety.
8. Where can I find QCR Customer Testimonials?
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