waste compactor

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compactor, 1
1. A machine that uses weight, vibration, or a combination of both, to achieve compaction.
2. A motor-driven machine (usually having one or more rams) which reduces the volume of waste material by subjecting it to pressure and forces it into a removable container.
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Preparations for the new biofuel station started well in advance of the official launch, when experts at Imdaad conducted successful tests to operate five waste compactor trucks on biofuel in place of diesel.
The prison service said that the broken waste compactor was "swiftly fixed".
Zena says: A waste compactor can reduce rubbish to 25 per cent of its original volume by compressing it in a special machine.
Compactor Plus includes installation of a waste compactor monitor with wireless communication.
On Wednesday DP Haulage Ltd on the same estate was attacked and 500 pallets with recycled paper, their waste compactor and trailers totally destroyed at a cost of more than pounds 20,000.
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It took around 45 minutes for workers to free him from the wall, where he was trapped by the door of a waste compactor.
Dubai In a major initiative, the Dubai Municipality unveiled its fully automated underground waste compactor project, a clean and safe modern waste management solution which collects waste and compresses it underground using the latest technology.
However, following the removal of the store's waste compactor, the green supermarket has pledged to go even further and will stop sending the remaining 1% of its food, recycling and general store waste produced at the store to landfill - the highest level of landfill diversion of any supermarket store to date.
Now, the school has a waste compactor and cardboard baler which has cut the number of skips by half - and is saving the school money.
Richard Toynbee, Prince Bishops Shopping Centre manager said: "We try to do our bit for the planet by offering the retailers a waste compactor that they can use to recycle it all."