compacted volume

compacted volume

1. A measure of the volume of soil (or rocks) after its placement and compaction in a fill.
2. The volume of a solid, such as soil, after it has been subjected to compaction, 2.
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Once the waste reaches a certain compacted volume, a signal is sent to the Municipality advising on the time left before the compactor needs to be removed for emptying and replaced with another empty one.
You'll need to experiment to learn the ratio of loose volume to compacted volume for the soil being used on any given project.
The true value of reducing the waste stream lies in calculating the compacted volumes of commodities diverted from our nation's landfills.