People still have to pick up their rubbish manually. Most rubbish is left behind until the building operator collects it. Leakage of liquid from rubbish bags can attract insects, rodents, and other pests. This increases the cleaning cost and occupancy costs for the elevator operator and raises operating costs. The rubbish receptacles are often found in remote areas of buildings. This can become a tedious chore that takes time away from the home or office. It is important to note that the hot summer climate can also lead to rapid degradation and purification. Large buildings have rubbish chutes that make garbage disposal easier. Find out more about rubbish chutes, their uses, and how they work.
What’s A Rubbish Chute?
A rubbish chute is a large tube used for moving rubbish to a central point. Rubbish chutes have a rectangular or square bottom-hinged door that opens like an oven. One door is usually found on each floor of rubbish chutes for easy access. The chute itself is circular and has a diameter of 600mm to 800mm. You place rubbish inside the chute and it falls to the basement or the lowest level of the building.
Nowadays, rubbish chute hire can be found in many commercial and residential buildings as well as institutions such as hotels, offices, and hospitals. Large buildings make it difficult for residents, employees, and even cleaners to move heavy rubbish up and down stairs or elevators. Rubbish chutes are a great way to gather the rubbish from the building and place it in one central location that is easy to pick up.
Simple And Convenient
The convenience of a rubbish chute means that employees in buildings do not have to take garbage outside to the dumpster. Because a rubbish chute makes waste disposal simple and convenient, buildings with one are less likely to have problems with rubbish accumulation and improper disposal. Rubbish chutes can also be fitted with source segregation devices, which allow buildings to reward valuable waste.
No-Touch Rubbish Handling
The rubbish chute is used to collect rubbish and have it bagged and dropped by the occupants of the building. The rubbish chute can be used to drop the rubbish directly into a dumpster or roll-off bin on the lowest floor of the building. Once the dumpster or bin is full, it can be loaded on a truck and taken out for disposal.
Workers in the building will no longer be in direct contact with rubbish after it is put in the rubbish chute. It has been taken out of an occupied area in the building. This reduces the risk of attracting rodents, insects, and other pests. An automatic cleaning and sterilizing system can be installed in a chute to eliminate germs and control odors. Conveying & Hoisting Solutions uses a nanotechnologically developed water-repellent spray for chute cleaning. This spray provides rust, UV, corrosion, and chemical resistance.
Unwanted noises from garbage falling into the chute can cause the chute to hum. Conveying & Hoisting Solutions covers the exterior of the garbage chute tubes with sound dampening compound at a rate of 1.7kg/m2 and 2mm thickness.
Rubbish chutes are made from stainless steel, 304 or316 with a minimum thickness of 1.5mm. They are factory assembled and all linear joints can be automated continuous TIG-welded. The intake doors are bolted to the chute’s throats. All chute sections must flash within the sections below. There should be no bolts, clips, or other projections in the chute to stop the material from flowing.
Pre-positioned support frames ensure proper intake levels. Additionally, there are no expansion joints in chutes between support joints.
If required, discharge offsets are strengthened and separate supported in the impact region.
There are many benefits to having a rubbish chute built into a building design, including ease of use, cleanliness, and convenience. These rubbish chutes are essential for large buildings.
Conveying & Hoisting Solutions provides its customers with a waste management strategy that includes an estimate of waste generation, a number of containers needed, compactors, chute designs, and a waste flow plan.