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What to Consider When Buying a Jumbo Bin

What to Consider When Buying a Jumbo Bin

When buying a jumbo bin for your business, there are a couple of important considerations you should be making. Finding one that is reliable, sustainable and made from a material that won’t have you replacing it regularly is the ideal solution, but getting there, especially in a market that is fairly saturated, can be somewhat of a challenge. MPC, for example, offers a plastic alternative that is popular in the agricultural industry, not only for its mobility and quality of product, but because of cost as well. Let’s explore what you should keep in mind to get you a similar product, based on your needs.

Jumbo Bin Size & Mobility

The first thing to keep in mind before buying a new jumbo bin is the size of the bin, and whether you need it to be mobile. Restaurants, for example, require relatively small bins, which don’t need to be very mobile, considering they are usually placed outside of the restaurant, where trash collectors can empty the bin weekly from a central location. In an industry where there is a faster turnaround of waste, or where the company moves from location to location, may require larger bins, as well as those with dependable wheels and increased mobility. The size and mobility of the bin will affect the price too, which is something for you to be mindful of. 

Materials

There are many types of jumbo bins on the market, but more important than the size, is what material it is made of. Traditionally, companies sell plastic containers as a result of their ability to last in all types of conditions, but your company may want to explore other options, depending on what you’re looking to use the bins for. You can’t go wrong with plastic, but it is important to keep the sustainability of the company in mind before you buy from any company. Ask about the different types of materials and explore the pros and cons before taking the plunge. If you’re dealing with wet waste, going for wood is not a viable choice, for example. Keep these elements in mind before you sign on the dotted line for a new bin.

Cost of the Jumbo Bin

Last but not least, it’s important to consider the cost of the jumbo bin, before making a buying decision. Do some research about the various types of bins and their prices, and go into the process with an idea about the size and type of bin that may work for your needs. If you have a lot of questions, good! Don’t be afraid to ask around as you gather some quotes, as it will get you closer to finding a product that suits not only your needs, but your budget as well. When buying a bin, longevity should be front of mind, so don’t skimp now, only t have to replace the bin in a few months. Dependable is the way to go, especially if you’re in an industry where you have a high turnover of trash in a given day.