Processing bulky waste – how and why?

Bulky waste often covers types of waste that are too large to be recycled in the normal way. These include discarded furniture’s (such as tables and sofas), large appliances (such as TVs and ovens), and plumbing fixtures (such as tubs, sinks and toilets). Due to their large size, they are often difficult to handle. But at the same time, they often contain large amounts of useful materials making them too valuable to be left unutilized.


How to manage and recycle bulky waste


The biggest problem associated with processing bulky waste is the size of the waste. Not only does it make it difficult to transport the waste to a landfill, it is also expensive and resource consuming. Therefore, there is a lot to gain by reducing the waste into smaller pieces – and with the help of a bulky waste shredder that’s exactly what you can do.


The benefits of shredding bulky waste

·       By shredding bulky materials, you can load and pack trucks more efficiently making transportation cheaper.

·       Once the waste is shredded into smaller pieces it is much easier to screen and sort. Thereby making the whole sorting process more efficient and accurate.


The importance of recycling


To avoid pollution and make best use of out earth’s recourses it is important to dispose all waste as smartly as possible. Contrary to what was previously believed, our land does not have endless resources. In the future, we will have a shortage of raw materials such as metals and oil if we do not become better at recycling them. In addition, there are also economic benefits associated with recycling our waste. It is much cheaper to re-melt already extracted raw metals into new products, rather than first regaining the metal.