Five ways to reduce waste management costs in condos and apartment buildings:

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  1. Step 1 – Compile Waste Analytics

    Determine where you have recycling that is less cost per unit than the waste cost per unit and divert to those streams of recycling.
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  2. Step 2 – Perform Right Sizing

    Right-size your waste service by putting on the correct schedule and using the right size bin.
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  3. Step 3 – Move bins with V-move dumpster mover

    Consider purchasing, leasing, or renting a V-move dumpster mover to bring your bin and tote movement in-house, from the waste room to the curb for service. This will reduce or eliminate 3rd-party pull-out costs to save money, reduce damages, decrease noise, reduce pollution, and increase resident satisfaction. There is an informative article that talks about the various ways to move dumpster bins. If you are in BC, Canada you can get a rebate of up to $2,000 back on the purchase of certain V-move dumpster movers.
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  4. Step 4 – Education

    Provide education to change behavior, reduce costs and improve resident satisfaction.
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  5. Step 5 – Monitor

    Monitor your waste room to ensure there is no dumping of commercial waste or banned materials that impacts your waste costs.
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Our article about reducing waste in residential buildings, that has been published in a few different magazines, is a good place to start your journey. If you are new to battery-powered waste bin movers, read our article covering the pros and cons of various ways to move waste bins.