Transforming Waste: Impact Recycling Partners Unleashes the Tiger Depackaging Unit

Did you know that globally, nearly one-third of all food produced is wasted? It’s a staggering statistic that underscores the urgent need for innovative solutions in waste management. At Impact Recycling Partners, we’re committed to addressing this challenge head-on, which is why we’re thrilled to unveil our latest game-changing innovation: the Tiger Depackaging Unit.

Revolutionizing Waste Management

The Tiger Depackaging Unit isn’t just another piece of machinery; it’s a transformative solution that redefines how we approach waste management in the food industry. With its cutting-edge technology, we’re poised to lead the charge towards a more sustainable and profitable future.

Key Benefits of the Tiger Depackaging Unit

Cost Recovery and Compliance: By investing in the Tiger, we’re empowering businesses to recover costs and maintain compliance with evolving regulatory requirements. Our depackaging services ensure that no valuable resource goes to waste, all while adhering to the highest environmental standards.

Compact and Cost-Effective Design: The Tiger’s compact design makes it a perfect fit for businesses of all sizes. Its cost-effectiveness ensures that clients can manage their waste streams efficiently without breaking the bank.

Who Can Benefit from Our Services?

Food Manufacturers: Trust us with the responsible processing of damaged, off-spec, or expired products, and turn waste into a valuable revenue stream.

Transfer Stations: Partner with us to process organic waste streams on-site, ensuring compliance with landfill diversion policies.

Municipalities: Collaborate with Impact Recycling Partners to achieve regulatory compliance and unlock additional revenue from food waste and organics.

Food Service Operators: Optimize your waste streams by partnering with us to separate organic material, reducing overhead costs and maximizing value.

Items We Accept

  • Canned Goods
  • Tetra Pak Cartons
  • Cardboard Packaged Foods
  • Plastic Packaged Foods
  • Contaminated Food Waste
  • Dairy Products

Join Us on the Journey Towards Sustainability

As Impact Recycling Partners embraces the Tiger Depackaging Unit, we invite businesses and institutions to join us on this transformative journey towards a greener tomorrow. Let’s work together to not only manage waste but to transform it into valuable resources that benefit us all.

Feel Boxed In? A Guide to See if You Qualify for Our Used Box Program

If your business is swimming in a sea of surplus cardboard boxes – whether they’re for caps, bottles, lids, or other components – you’ve landed in the right place. Impact Recycling Partners has been at the forefront of packaging waste solutions for 50 years, and our Used Box Program is here to provide your company with a sustainable and lucrative way to manage surplus materials.

Before delving into the qualifications, let’s explore why your company should be interested in our program. Impact Recycling Partners recognizes the inherent value in giving used boxes a second life. Our Used Box Program offers a myriad of benefits:

Maximize Rebates: By participating in our program, you can maximize rebates, turning your used boxes into a potential source of revenue for your business. Impact Recycling’s rebates fall between $150 – $300 per ton depending on the box sizes.

Reduce Labor: Our program streamlines the waste management process, reducing the labor required for handling surplus cardboard boxes within your facility.

Market Fluctuation Protection: Partnering with Impact Recycling Partners shields your business from market fluctuations, providing stability in the management of your used packaging materials.

Now, let’s determine if your company qualifies for our Used Box Program.

Generating 300 or more of the same-sized cardboard boxes is a crucial criterion. Whether your business is in the beverage industry, pharmaceutical sector, or any other sector with similar packaging needs, substantial volumes are welcomed.

Do you have open dock doors for our drop trailer? Alternatively, is there floor space available to hold a half or full load of used boxes stacked on pallets? This is vital, as Impact Recycling Partners can maximize your rebate by purchasing boxes in bulk.

Having adequate dock or floor space is ideal, but if not, we may still be able to assist. Impact Recycling Partners can pick up your materials with our 26′ box truck, providing a flexible solution tailored to your business needs.

To get started, evaluate your box volume per day. Make sure they are the same sized boxes being generated. Ensure that you have open dock door or sufficient floor space to accommodate our program. Last, but most importantly, reach out to our team to express your interest and provide this information. We are happy to help.

Don’t let surplus cardboard boxes be a burden to your business. Impact Recycling Partners’ Used Box Program is designed to turn these materials into opportunities for revenue and sustainability. Contact us today to explore how your company can benefit from this transformative program and break free from feeling boxed in!

Revitalizing History: The Transformation of Luzerne Depot by Impact Recycling Partners

Nestled in North Philadelphia, Luzerne Depot, once the largest precast concrete structure for trolleys in the world, faced the imminent threat of demolition in 2003. However, against the odds, this historic site found a new lease on life when Impact Recycling Partners stepped in to preserve its rich heritage. Let’s take a journey through time to explore the rise, decline, and remarkable revival of Luzerne Depot.

Constructed in 1913, Luzerne Depot emerged as a testament to early 20th-century engineering prowess. Boasting space for 355 trolleys and an additional 115 in the adjacent yard, it played a crucial role in Philadelphia’s public transportation system. Its architectural sibling, Callowhill Depot in West Philadelphia, shared similar blueprints and contributed to the city’s efficient transit network.

The 1950s marked a significant turning point for Luzerne Depot. The National City Lines’ takeover of the Philadelphia Transportation Company (PTC) and the subsequent scrapping of numerous trolleys led to a portion of Luzerne being repurposed as a diesel bus garage. Over the years, the facility gradually shifted from its original rail-centric design to accommodate an increasing number of buses.

By 1992, the last remnants of rail service were replaced with diesel buses, culminating in Luzerne Depot’s complete closure in April 1997. Despite SEPTA’s promise to revive the North Philadelphia streetcar system with new trolleys, the reality saw bus operations moved to the modern Midvale District, leaving Luzerne dormant and disconnected from its storied past.

In 2003, Luzerne Depot faced an existential crisis. Plans for its demolition loomed large, threatening to erase a vital piece of Philadelphia’s history. The SEPTA website’s announcement detailed the scope of work, including the demolition of the sprawling 40,000-square-foot Luzerne Carhouse and Transportation Building. The fate of this iconic structure hung in the balance.

Just when it seemed like Luzerne Depot’s fate was sealed, a glimmer of hope emerged. Impact Recycling Partners, recognizing the historical and architectural significance of the site, intervened to rescue it from the wrecking ball. The decision to preserve rather than demolish marked a crucial turning point, not just for Luzerne Depot but for the community that cherished its memories.

Under the stewardship of Impact Recycling Partners, Luzerne Depot underwent a transformation that celebrated its history while embracing the needs of the present. Adaptive reuse strategies were employed to breathe new life into the structure, aligning it with contemporary sustainability goals.

Luzerne Depot’s journey from the brink of demolition to a revitalized, purpose-driven existence reflects the delicate balance between preserving history and embracing progress. Impact Recycling Partners’ intervention not only saved a landmark but also contributed to the ongoing narrative of sustainable urban development. Luzerne Depot stands today as a symbol of resilience, reminding us that with thoughtful stewardship, and that reuse is our foundation.

Protect Your Product and Your Pocket: Corrugated Sheets Available at Discounts

In the fast-paced world of shipping and storage, the importance of effective packaging cannot be overstated. It’s not just about wrapping your products; it’s about safeguarding your investments and ensuring they reach their destination intact. Impact Recycling Partners understands this and has made a concerted effort to bring on supply for you this year. We are proud to offer new and once used corrugated sheets to our offering for you.

Corrugated sheets are not just about providing a cushion; they’re about offering cost-effective protection. With discounted pricing compared to manufactured sheets, you can now fortify your products without breaking the bank. These sheets provide a robust layer of defense against shocks, impacts, and vibrations during transportation.

Imagine your products embarking on a journey, bouncing along on trailers, navigating rough terrains. Corrugated sheets act as armor, absorbing the bumps and jolts that can spell disaster for fragile items. The discounted pricing on these sheets ensures that your budget remains intact while your products remain unscathed.

When it comes to pallets, the right foundation is crucial. Corrugated sheets offer a sturdy base for your products, preventing damage. The discounted cost of these sheets allows you to invest in the quality foundation your products deserve, ensuring they stay secure and intact, even during pallet handling and storage.

Efficiency is the name of the game, and corrugated sheets play a key role in streamlining your packaging process. Easily customizable, these sheets can be tailored to fit various product sizes and shapes. This versatility, combined with discounted pricing, means you can optimize your packaging strategy without compromising on protection.

Corrugated sheets are the environmentally friendly choice. They are recyclable and easily baled after use, aligning with the growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enhance your product protection strategy while keeping your budget intact. The discounted corrugated sheets offer a smart and sustainable solution for safeguarding your products during transit and storage.

Invest wisely, protect confidently – because with corrugated sheets, your products are not just wrapped; they’re fortified. Ready to elevate your packaging game? Explore our discounted corrugated sheets today!

Workhorse Brewery Used Impact Recycling Partners to Divert Waste From Landfill to Biofuel

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Workhorse Brewing Company, a Pennsylvania-based beer manufacturer and taproom, teamed up with Impact Recycling Partners to use modern sustainability practices and reduced costs versus hauling waste to an overcrowded landfill.  

Mary Linn Leonards, Chief Revenue Officer with Impact Recycling Partners explains, “This is true sustainability. From their doors to our facility, we used our state-of-the-art depackaging equipment and a proven process to separate the beer from the aluminum cans. Once separated, the two resultant waste streams are recycled and diverted from the landfill. The aluminum went back to the mill and the beer off to an anaerobic digestor for conversion to biofuel.”

Workhorse Brewery manufactures custom-designed beer brands that are distributed to retailers throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Its taproom includes a restaurant, retail store, and private events in 5000+ square feet of space in King of Prussia PA.

“From start to finish the destruction of our materials was extremely efficient,” adds James Gentile, Head of Brewing Operations at Workhorse Brewing Company. “Impact Recycling gave us comfort in being environmentally responsible. We also liked that they provided a circular solution to the aluminum and product.”

About Impact Recycling Partners

Impact Recycling Partners is a zero waste programs company founded in Philadelphia in 1956 and a sustainability partner to companies across the United States. Programs include buying and selling once-used corrugated boxes, single stream recycling solutions, TRUE facility certification, full waste stream management, and brand destruction and depackaging. The company is based in Philadelphia, PA with satellite locations along the east coast. Originally established as American Box & Recycling Company.

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