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November 15, 2005

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max

what a fascinating piece of hardware! this is an excellent site...just came across it...gret job.

Robert McLeod

That's one expensive garbage can. Maybe it will make sense in national parks on trails but not for general use.

Jim from The Energy Blog

Yes its expensive, but consider the labor saved in a busy location in NYC where they now have to empty a trash can every day. Based on a five day week and .5 hr per can and a reduction of pickups of 75% thats a saving of 97.5 hrs a year. At a labor rate of at least $35/hr with overhead thats a saving of $3412 a year or at $4,500/can, a payback period of only 1.3 years. The union would not like that reduction in hours.

Robert McLeod

30 minutes to empty a garbage can? I know you said 'unionized' but come on now.

Jim

Ive been reading many blogs and articles on this product , The price range seems all over the place - sold in january for $5,000 , sold in October for $4,300 etc etc , Is there any reason for the price fluctuation ? also ive read that the bomb detection unit is not ready for the market as of yet - where does that leave things with explosive devices being placed in it ? - dont get me wrong im all for this type of product - but i think the maker should not use the public as the guinea pigs for testing and for their good they should agree on a set price .

I would be very interested to see if there are any other issues with this product that were not forseen before its public debut

JJR

germain schmitz

i would like to contact James Poss, but i cant find his e-mail address.

anyone can help? (e-mail me)

germain schmitz

germain.schmitz on gmail

WGP

Where am I going to sleep now?

b. cousins

How heavy are the bags on average, if you get a 4:1 compaction ratio? Can they still be lifted without breaking the bag? What is the cubic ft. volume the compacted bag? In other words, If you use a regular trash container that doesn't have a compactor, that uses a 40 gallon bag, and replace it with a compacted 15 gallon bag of compacted waste, is there really very much net gain by compacting? What about water content of the trash and how do you keep the compaction blade on the compactor from becomming full of food waste, etc. How often on average do the units have to be cleaned? It's a great idea but I would like to hear answers to the above questions.

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that uses a 40 gallon bag, and replace it with a compacted 15 gallon bag of compacted waste, Canon BP-2L13 Battery is there really very much net gain by compacting? Canon BP-2L12 Battery What about water content of the trash and how do you keep the compaction blade on the compactor Canon 2LH Battery from becomming full of food waste, etc. How often on average do the units have to be cleaned? It's a great idea but I would like to hear answers to the above questions.

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I'm working on a green house project. I'm really interested by this BigBelly Solar Trash Compactor and I really would like to know if it's reliable for single housing application.
thanks a lot!
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Trash Compactors for Home

More and more homes are using trash compactors for home because they vastly reduce the amount of space taken up by trash. You can save money on bags as well as save yourself the effort and amount of trips out to the trash can.

compactors

Trash compactors have many advantages that regular garbage bags and cans will not give you. The compactors will take up less space than a garbage can, look better and allow you to combine a week or two of garbage into one bag without worrying about rodents, bugs or smells that come from garbage as it starts to decompose.

refuse compactors

Many retail and service businesses, such as fast food, restaurants, and hotels, use compactors to reduce the volume of non-recyclable waste as well as curb nuisance such as rodents and smell. These compactors typically come in electric and hydraulic operation, with quite a few loading configurations.

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I think that this post is very good, i would like to read more information about this topic.

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Wow really amazing,great invention.Nowadays we need to look for ways and how to reduce garbage waste and recycle things to help to save our environment and this place where we live in.

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