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Balers for Newbies: What’s the Difference Between Horizontal and Vertical Balers

Balers are indispensable components of waste management and recycling operations. They enable businesses and recycling facilities to pack large amounts of waste material into compact blocks of mass, allowing for easier waste handling, storage and transportation.

There are a variety of balers available in the market; however, almost all of them fall into one of two main categories: Read more


Shredding for Newbies: Different Types of Shredder Systems

Are you shopping for an industrial shredder?

What type of shredder system are you interested in?

Chipper? Granulator? Grinder? Shear?


Ah, so you haven’t made up your mind yet, right?

Is that because you’re unfamiliar with different types of shredder systems available in the market?

If so, you don’t have to worry! Read more


Shredding for Newbies: Selecting the Right Shredding Equipment

In our previous blog in the series, Shredding for Newbies, we discussed the different types of shredder systems available in the market and their features. Today, we’ll take our discussion a step further and review the factors that need to be kept under consideration when selecting a shredding equipment for your operations to ensure the equipment you’re buying adequately fits your needs.

There are four key points that need to be considered when selecting a shredding equipment for your waste management operations: Read more


Joining the Recycling Legion: Baling Plastics!

Plastic waste is a big problem.

You only need to surf through the details of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, walk through the plastic waste wonderland that which we call our landfills, and feast on the minuscule microplastic spices which marinate our food chain to understand how big of a problem it is.

And so, putting their recycling defenses up, businesses and manufacturers are doing everything in their recycling capacity to tackle the problem of plastic waste. If not overcome it, at least to try to stop it from getting worse. Read more



In industries such as chemical processing, food and agriculture, to name a few, employees and the equipment are more vulnerable to getting affected by the polluted air.

Dust, dirt and debris get mixed with the air, making it detrimental to the health of people and functionality of the machines.

To make the manufacturing or processing facility safer and clean, it is essential to install dust collectors.

When the workers breathe the contaminated air, their lungs get affected. Read more


Shredder For Recycling

Crigler Enterprises, Inc. offers new and used shedders at competitive prices. Our stock includes

  • Cross cut paper shredders
  • Hard drive shredders
  • Corrugated shredders
  • Strip cut paper shredders
  • Single shaft shredders
  • Core shredders

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Common Recycling Equipment For Minimizing Material

For organizations looking for quality recycling equipment and turn-key material recovery solutions, there are a mind-boggling number of options out there. Let’s take a look at the most common choices classified according to their purpose:

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The Undisputed Importance of Dust Control Systems

It’s a well-known fact that strict environmental regulations are being passed into law so as to curb the adverse impact of human activity on the environment. As such,  factories  now face an uphill battle in adhering to these regulations as most of the particles released during chemical processes severely compromise our health and safety (more on that later). Read more


How to Increase the Efficiency of Your Material Recycling Facility

Material Recovery Facilities are important factories that are used to separate recyclable and non-recyclable materials. They work in conjunction with your waste handling systems to reduce industrial waste generated by your factories and, inadvertently, end up opening a secondary revenue stream.

Unfortunately, Material Recycling Facilities are often seen as a chore as making them profitable enough for huge investments is a complicated task. Furthermore, most MRFs function at astonishingly low operational efficiencies. This, alone, is enough to turn away people from setting up an MRF as they prefer not to investigate ways in which the efficiency of their MRF can be improved. Read more


Steel Belt Conveyor Maintenance – What You Need to Know

At the heart of any industry, you’ll find steel belt conveyors that are tasked with taking materials from one place in the factory to another. These conveyor belts are amazing as they can transport even the heaviest of items without any problems.

That being said, conveyor belts do tend to wear out over the years. As such, it’s up to the industry owner to schedule preventive and predictive maintenance cycles at the optimum time so as to ensure that these belts can function without faltering. Read more