Integrated enclosure system for containers

Introduced at Waste Expo 2013, Dumpster Mate is a new integrated enclosure system specifically designed for the waste and recycling industry. This product is a patent pending modular system constructed out of durable, environmentally friendly, 100-percent recyclable polyethylene (plastic) which makes it easy to maintain. Units surround most six- and eight-yard tall steel and plastic dumpsters and enable quick, hassle-free and efficient solid waste pick-up through wide, “saloon door” style entry.

Dumpster Mate will not rust or fade and is resistant to UV rays, saltwater and other harsh airborne chemicals. This product also never needs to be refurbished or repainted, comes in five standard or custom colours, is portable and is easily assembled in just a few hours.

 Dumpster Mate says their product was designed to help waste haulers improve productivity, increase revenues and decrease operating expenses, and that units will save waste companies three minutes per stop when compared to traditional gated enclosures (on average). Plus, given its wide door design, drivers don’t have to exit a truck to complete a stop which greatly reduces potential for injury and compensation claims, thus reducing operating expenses.

  “We are proud to introduce an innovative product like Dumpster Mate to the waste industry, which can truly impact productivity and reduce costs,” said Steve Goode, Dumpster Mate President and CEO. “Dumpster Mate is truly a game changer, providing bottom-line benefits to waste companies”  

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Peterson Awards 2014 Dealer of the Year Award to Barry Equipment, Co.

Tom Barry of Barry Equipment proudly accepts the Peterson 2014 Dealer of the Year award. L to R: Randy Earle, Mike Conway, Charlie Bagnall (Peterson), Tom Barry, Trish Barry, Joseph Barry, and Bryan Morris.
Tom Barry of Barry Equipment proudly accepts the Peterson 2014 Dealer of the Year award. L to R: Randy Earle, Mike Conway, Charlie Bagnall (Peterson), Tom Barry, Trish Barry, Joseph Barry, and Bryan Morris.

Peterson Pacific, has announced Barry Equipment, Co. of Webster, Massachusetts, as their 2014 Dealer of the Year. This is the third year in a row that Barry Equipment has won the award.

“Barry Equipment, Co. has achieved this award three times in a row due to their assembly of a world class sales and product support team. Their support after the sale is unsurpassed within our industry and Barry’s dedication, focus, and vision to the Peterson product line, and the markets we serve, make them a tremendous partner and raises the bar for dealer performance. Peterson is honored to have Barry Equipment, Co. as a dealer and proud to present the Dealer of the Year award again to recognize their superb performance in 2014” said Brian Gray, Eastern Sales Manager of Barry’s performance.

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Pallmann joins forces with Standard Bio to develop new biorefinery concept using timber waste

PALLMANN pending patented high pressure wood press and drying machine which can produce the relevant carbon substrate for complimentary soil regeneration.
PALLMANN pending patented high pressure wood press and drying machine which can produce the relevant carbon substrate for complimentary soil regeneration.

PALLMANN Group, is joining forces with Standard Bio, an expert in novel biomass conversion technologies, to develop a new biorefinery concept that will use low-value organic waste as a resource for clean energy, natural fertilizers and animal protein.

The concept is based around the conversion of renewable resources—in the first case trees from cultivated forests, although it can also be applied to other types of biomass—into solid briquettes for energy generation, as well as natural oil. At its heart is a patented high-pressure wood press and drying machine developed by Pallmann and Standard Bio, capable of producing 500 m3 of compressed wood per day, along with 50 160-L barrels of natural oil. Pallmann will develop and build various key pieces of equipment to reduce the dried wood to particulate sizes that can then be converted into the briquettes.

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Rehrig Pacific Company Receives City of Toronto’s Bid to Replace 500,000 Organic Waste Containers

Rehrig Pacific Company, has announced that it has been given the final approval from the City of Toronto, ON, Canada to provide approximately 500,000 residential organic waste bins.

“After a rigorous Request for Proposal process involving many levels of evaluation, the City of Toronto is pleased to acknowledge Rehrig Pacific Company as the successful proponent awarded a 10-year contract to manufacture, deliver and maintain Toronto’s next generation of Green Bins,” said Beth Goodger, General Manager of the City’s Solid Waste Management Services division.

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Stellar Industries Introduces the Redesigned Slider50 Hooklift

Stellar Industries, Inc. has released it's redesigned Slider50 Hooklift that is faster and lighter than the previous model. The Stellar Slider50 Hooklift is a hydraulic system mounted on a truck chassis that is capable of interchanging various bodies and has a capacity of 50,000 pounds. The hooklift system also has a dump mode with a maximum dump angle of 51˚ on a 45-inch high truck frame. With the use of a sliding jib, the standard Slider50 can accommodate various types of bodies in lengths ranging from 16’ to 22’, and with special bumper configurations bodies up to 24’ long can be interchanged. The Slider50 is available in three different configurations, a fixed 54” hook height, a 61.75” hook height, and a hydraulic adjustable jib that will travel from 54” to 61.75” with an in-cab control lever.

The design team at Stellar was also able to reduce the weight of the unit itself by almost 1000 pounds, giving the user an additional 950 pounds of available payload.

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McNeilus Advances NGEN CNG Systems and Services for Enhanced Performance, Reliability and Protection

This portfolio of upgrades improves performance and reliability through enhanced fill efficiency, plumbing simplification and protection, and best-in-class service and support.
This portfolio of upgrades improves performance and reliability through enhanced fill efficiency, plumbing simplification and protection, and best-in-class service and support.

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, had introduced significant enhancements to its industry-leading NGEN CNG Systems and Services. This portfolio of upgrades improves performance and reliability through enhanced fill efficiency, plumbing optimization and best-in-class service and support.

“With more than 30 years of experience in the refuse, mixer and other heavy-duty industries, McNeilus has engineered significant improvements to our already industry-leading NGEN CNG systems,” said Brad Nelson, Oshkosh Corporation senior vice president and president of the Commercial Business Segment. The adoption of CNG as an alternative to diesel fuel is accelerating, and these upgrades represent a major investment, driven to better meet the needs of our customers.”

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New Cat MH3027 Wheeled Material Handler

The new Cat MH3027 is the fourth and smallest in the series of new wheeled material handlers that Caterpillar is introducing to global markets in the greater than 25-metric-ton size class. At 28 500 kg (62,832 lb), the MH3027 delivers superior performance in a smaller package—specifically a swing radius that is 213 mm (8.3 inches) less than the Cat MH3037.

The new Cat material handlers are purpose-built from the ground up to work productively and reliably in solid waste and scrap recycling. The MH3027 is available in configurations for waste handling, featuring a straight stick, and for scrap handling, featuring a drop nose stick. A debris resistant cooling package with a hydraulic, variable speed, auto reversing fan and plug resistant coolers equips the machine for challenging conditions.

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Organics recycling in Canada — reaching the tipping point

As defined by author, Malcolm Gladwell, in his book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, a “tipping point” is “a moment of critical mass, a threshold, a boiling point”.

If our recent Compost Matters regional workshops are any indication, organics recycling in Canada is reaching its tipping point. We are approaching the stage when organic residuals are being given the respect they deserve for their potential to help achieve dramatic waste diversion gains and greenhouse gas emissions reductions, and for their fundamental importance in terms of the long term health and vitality of our soils.

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LEDR Recycling begins operations at state-of-the-art, customized, indoor C&D recycling centre; CBI system to process over 50 tons per hour

LEDR Recycling (Landfill-Environmental-Diversion-Reclamation) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the end of March at a new state-of-the-art indoor material recovery facility that will feature a customized CBI-built construction and demolition (C&D) recycling centre. John Davis, president and managing partner of LEDR Recycling, is opening the 35,000 square foot facility close to St. Louis, Missouri, knowing the city’s metropolitan area continues to grow at the same time that the operating windows for regional landfills are closing.

CBI designed, manufactured and shipped the C&D recycling centre out of its Newton, New Hampshire headquarters. Expected to start operating full-time by the end of April 2015, the system is expected to process over 50 tons of throughput per hour and will accept materials such as wood, concrete, drywall, plastic, metal, cardboard and aggregates. The facility will operate for eight to 10 hours per day, five to six days a week. A specialized CBI Magnum Force 5400 downswing grinder will become part of the system by the end of this coming June.

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Compact Rotary Drum Screen

This new, compact rotary drum screen from Munson Machinery is designed to remove solids from industrial and municipal waste streams, and recovers solid product from process streams at rates from 2,270 to 10,560 litres/minute without blinding or clogging the screen, while reducing floor space and headroom requirements compared with non-rotating equipment of equivalent capacity.

The stainless steel model 24-RDS-72 is comprised of a 61 cm diameter by 183 cm long cylinder with durable wedge-wire screening, a variable speed drive, head box, discharge chute and support structure. Typical applications include: separation of various solids and sludges from municipal and industrial wastewater, food processes, pulp and paper production and rendering processes; removal of extruded pellets from cooling baths; and separation of debris from any variety of plant and equipment cleaning processes. 

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CompoKeeper bins designed to resolve issues with in-home compost disposal

The CompoKeeper was developed to resolve the major problems with in-home kitchen scraps composting – primarily smelly messes, fruit flies and the requirement for frequent emptying. These three issues can be a daily headache for at-home food-scraps composters and can result in an abandonment of composting efforts altogether.

The CompoKeeper utilizes a patented bag-sealing technology that locks smells in and keeps bugs out, and a generous six- gallon capacity allows for more storage and fewer trips outside. Foot pedals make for clean, hands-off composting, and the ability to convert the bin for under-the-counter storage (using a handle rather than the foot pedals) allows for versatile storage in the kitchen. Additionally, a sleek design and vibrant colours (green, white, black and red) result in a more attractive addition to any home or business. Each CompoKeeper box includes 12 custom compostable bags and two activated carbon filters. 

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