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There are an estimated 800 million cars and commercial vehicles in use worldwide, with almost 70 million units being added to that number every year. The explosive growth in the automobile sector in recent decades has been accompanied by a substantial increase in volume of...

Today we continue our discussion on single stream vs. dual stream recycling.  Municipal Curbside recycling programs have changed over the years, with more and more recyclers going single stream in recent years.  Today we will discuss some issues between dual and single stream collection. First the...

We are going to continue where we left off last week, talking about purchasing equipment in a down market.  Today we will discuss evaluating the equipment and other ways to tell exactly what you are getting in your return on your investment. With the way the...

Unless you have been living under a rock, you should know the recycling market has been in a downturn, recently it is showing signs of improving.  Today on our blog I want to discuss equipment options during such a downturn in pricing.  Recently Ely Enterprises’...

There are many ways that recycling helps the environment. Some of the main ones include: Reducing Landfill The environmental problems of landfills is a difficult issue to fix. As more waste is put into landfills, the bigger the problem gets. Products that are not biodegradable or...

When you are purchasing equipment, you want to know a machine can handle the job properly; otherwise you are just throwing money down the drain.  Many times we have customers who have difficult material, whether it has a lot of memory or it is very...

Curbside recycling of household products is vital to reducing the burden on landfills and our need for raw materials. But municipal recycling comprises less than half the products recycled in the United States every year. Scrap metal comprises the majority of recycling and turns old...

I am always surprised to see how few of our customers know how important their oil quality is. Just like you’re car or truck that requires an oil change every 3,000 to 5,000 miles so does your baler. While most manufactures recommend changing the oil...

Q – Do I need a baler? A – If you generate any type of waste or byproduct that can be recycled, you could use a baler or possibly another piece of recycling equipment to reclaim the valuable material. In addition you will be saving on...