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Sainsbury's | Rotary Waste Compactor

Bergmann Direct have supplied 264 Rotary Waste Compactors to Sainsbury’s through PHS, to deal with food waste packaging from post sell-by-date food. The rotary waste compactor uses a toothed drum to pack 1250L heavy duty plastic bags at a 9:1 compaction ratio.

Trials at two stores were carried out the previous year to test the efficacy of putting past-sell-by-date food packaging (without the food waste) into rotary compactors.

The compaction ratio of 9:1, the ease of loading bag compactors rather than vertical balers and the nature of the packaging, which is often covered with food waste, were deemed a success and the trial was rolled out to 264 stores.

Each compactor was fitted with special insectocutors, anti-rodent devices, additional interlocks and special limit switches to avoid overfilling.

The compactors were manufactured, delivered and installed at a rate of 14 per week over a 20-week period, a phenomenal achievement in an industry when most equipment is on a four to six-week delivery period for single items.

The Bergmann 1400E Rotary Bag Compactor is a robust and efficient waste management solution designed to streamline waste disposal processes in various industries. This innovative machine boasts a range of features that make it a valuable asset in waste management operations.

With a large capacity and high compaction force, the Bergmann 1400E can significantly reduce the volume of waste materials. Its rotary design allows for continuous operation, increasing productivity and minimizing downtime. This compactor can process a variety of waste materials, including cardboard, plastics, and general refuse, making it versatile and suitable for a wide range of applications.

The user-friendly interface and safety features ensure that operators can use the compactor with ease and peace of mind. Its durable construction and reliability make it a cost-effective solution for businesses looking to reduce waste handling costs and improve overall waste management efficiency.

The Bergmann 1400E Rotary Bag Compactor is a powerful and versatile machine that plays a crucial role in waste management by reducing waste volume and enhancing operational efficiency in industries and businesses.

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