Rehrig’s new EnviroGuard organics cart includes rodent-resistant advanced locking mechanism
At Waste Expo in June, Rehrig Pacific Company introduced the new Enviro- Guard 32-gallon/120-litre organics roll-out cart. “Since the recent award from the City of Toronto for 500,000 organics carts, there was a lot of positive feedback and interest from the industry,” said Dustin DePanfilis, senior director of business development for Rehrig Pacific.
Rehrig Pacific’s new EnviroGuard Organics Cart is a 100-percent ANSI-compliant container (Type B and G) designed with a unique locking mechanism designed for operation in both manual and automated collection systems.
“When we designed the EnviroGuard, our primary focus was to provide a sustainable solution that addressed the common issues associated with organics material collection – such as rodent intrusion, ergonomics and ease of use, collection efficiencies, and safety,” said DePanfilis. “By designing a product that allows the resident to easily lock and unlock the container to prevent rodent intrusion and leakage will boost resident confidence and participation in the program. The moment a resident sees their cart tipped over and the resulting mess, could be the moment they stop participating.”
In addition to the EnviroGuard’s rodent-resistant features, it also allows the hauler to optimize their collections, improve safety and reduce workers’ injuries by facilitating a fully automated collection method. EnviroGuard makes this method of collection possible and it does not require the resident to unlock the container prior to collection – making it easy for residents to use while guarding waste material from rodents until it is collected.