Vertical Balers for Cardboard, Plastic and Metal Cans

Mill sized, small and plastic bottle vertical balers from Bergmann Direct
Left: mill-sized baler producing bales of 400-550kg; Middle: BDL V40 small baler produces up to 40kg bale; Right: PET (plastic bottle) baler with four chambers to produce bales of plastic up to 40kg - 2,3 or 4 chambers available.

Cardboard and Plastic Vertical Balers: Bergmann Direct supply a range of vertical balers to generate revenue from your cardboard, plastic and metal cans, reduce your labour costs and save on waste collection charges.

The biggest reduction in waste disposal costs comes from separating recyclables like cardboard, plastic, shrink wrap and aluminium cans and only disposing of the residual waste. Our balers will help you reduce waste costs, increase your recycling rates and generate more revenue from your waste.

Mill-Sized Balers - Why They Are Needed

The paper mills only accept recycled cardboard in 'mill-sized' bales, hence the name. A mill sized bale must be a minimum of 400kg and typically range from 400kg to 700kg, averaging 500kg. Any baler producing a bale of less than 400kg has to be broken up and re-baled in a higher weight, which is the reason recyclers only offer good prices when you give them cardboard in mill-sized bales. So if you have enough cardboard it makes sense to choose a mill-sized baler.

Plastic does not have to be in mill-sized bales but you can use a mill-sized baler to bale your plastics.

Our mill-sized vertical baler: the BDLV500

Small Balers

Removing cardboard, paper and plastic from your general waste and baling it will reduce your general waste disposal costs. So even if there is no revenue because you do not have enough or the bales are not mill-sized you can still generate savings. We supply a range of small (non-mill-sized) balers which produce bales from 30kg up to 250kg:


Bale weights 30-70kg


Bale weights 40-100kg


Bale weights 150-250kg

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