The HG200 compact horizontal grinder from Vermeer, Pella, Iowa, can process brush and size the end product in a single pass to produce mulch for applications such as ground cover, landscaping and composting. Powered by an 85-hp turbocharged Cummins diesel engine, the grinder has a 5,500 pound (lb.) gross weight and can be towed by a 1-ton truck for transport through residential and commercial areas, the company says. A hammermill drum can process light contaminants, such as nails, small gravel and glass fragments. The unit's 17-in. wide, 4-foot long in-feed conveyor belt features an optional 2-ft. extension. A magnetic tail pulley, which attracts metal for transfer to the nail chute, is optional.
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Resourceful Bag & Tag
Resourceful Bag & Tag, Palos Heights, Ill., manufactures the ClearStream PaperMax, a clear recycling container for collecting recyclable paper products at special events and permanent venues. The ability to see the contents of the recycling container prevents confusion and cross-contamination of recyclables and trash, the company says. The durable clear bag can be reused several times and helps collection crews to distinguish between recyclable paper and waste, according to the company.
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Bandit Industries, Remus, Mich., offers the Model 4090 Bandit whole tree chipper. Powered by a 1,000-horsepower (hp.) Caterpillar engine, the unit can fill a 45-foot (ft.) chip trailer in less than 5 to 10 minutes, the company says. It is equipped with a feed wheel that is 34 inches (in.) in diameter and 84 in. wide with a dual planetary hydraulic drive. The chipper opening is 48 in. wide by 41 in. The chipping drum is equipped with a knife clamping system. The climate-controlled cab is protected by a tubular steel frame that tilts into the infeed for transport.
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Rotonics Manufacturing, Gardena, Calif., manufactures the Double Wall line of container lids. The Double Wall Split Lid accommodates large bags, while the Double Wall Hatch Lid has a 23-in.-by-23-in. opening for small bag access. According to the company, the lids were designed to provide greater stability and longer performance. The lids fit Rotonics' 200-, 300- and 450-gallon containers, as well as many other containers on the market, the company says.
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Impact Plastics, Elgin, Ill., has introduced the Double Impact container lid, a front load lid for commercial haulers and waste service providers. A second layer of plastic is fused into the back 3 in. of the lid's hinge line to eliminate ovalizing and splitting on the hinge line holes, and to increase container lid life, the company says. The lid rod can slide into place using a rod guide that is included in the hinge line. Lids are manufactured with a specialized UV package mixed into the plastic to protect the plastic molecules from the effects of harsh climate extremities. The lids come with a five-year warranty.
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