September 23, 2013
September 23, 2013 admin

Looking for  Trash Chutes?

Thanks to excess packaging, disposable consumer products, convenience food, and junk mail, the average American generates over four pounds of trash per day. Finding ways to manage this garbage and keep it from cluttering spaces, littering the ground, clogging streets, and contaminating waterways can be challenging. One of the key benefits of trash chutes in buildings is that they make it easy for people to dispose of their trash in a safe, hygienic, and responsible manner. Most trash chutes empty directly into a dumpster, where the trash is collected until being transported for disposal. Many modern buildings provide trash chutes for their workers, enhancing cleanliness and efficiency.

Office Buildings

In today’s hectic world, many people are too busy to think about what happens to their trash. As long as it’s out of sight, it is forgotten. This mindset causes many apparently neat and tidy people to leave trash in stairwells, throw it into out-of-the-way corners and dump it in other overlooked areas. This problem of improper waste disposal is exacerbated when people work in a large office spaces or other facilities with common areas both inside and outside the building. A large commercial building with hundreds or even thousands of employees can quickly become an unsanitary trash heap if a significant portion of workers do not handle their trash responsibly.

A trash chute makes trash management easy for everybody and helps to keep large commercial buildings clean and neat. Employees do not have to lug their garbage down the stairs or elevators; they simply bag it, drop it in the trash chute and forget about it.

Commercial Complexes

Large office buildings are a phenomenon of modern commerce. All of the companies and corporations housed within them generate trash. Most buildings use the services of professional cleaning crews. Without a trash chute, cleaning personnel have to find ways to remove large amounts of garbage regularly. Installing a trash chute makes their work much easier. It can even save on maintenance costs. Cleaning teams have a quick and easy way to dispose of garbage instead of hauling it out by hand or carting it away.

Medical Facilities

Regulations prohibit using trash chutes to discard medical waste. However, medical facilities also deal with large amounts of non-medical garbage in addition to medical waste. The use of trash chutes can promote better facility management at hospitals or other large medical buildings. For many of the same reasons outlined above, trash chutes encourage proper waste disposal. They also facilitate the work of housekeeping crews and medical office personnel.

Trash chutes come in a variety of sizes and are particularly beneficial in medical facilities. Hospitals and clinics with two or more levels find trash chutes efficient for transporting medical waste and garbage to the lower levels. The benefits of trash chutes in buildings like these include reducing the risk of contamination. They also ensure a safer, more hygienic environment for both patients and staff.

Trash chutes simplify a troublesome aspect of modern living. If overlooked, this can lead to health and sanitation problems beyond a single building. Wade Architectural Systems offers complete laundry and waste chute solutions. They partner with Wilkinson Hi-Rise, a leader in waste chute and compaction systems.