Archive for August, 2019

National Waste Associates Achieves $1.2 Million in Waste Savings for Major Pet Retailer

A National Pet Store with over 1,000 locations needed greater control of their waste expenditure.

Over three years, National Waste Associates’ (NWA’s) waste experts undertook a series of data-driven analyses across the entire account which resulted in consolidated savings for the customer of over $1.2 million, together with a significant reduction in their carbon footprint.

THE CHALLENGE

Our customer lacked vital oversight of waste operations at their sites, which spanned the length and breadth of the country. With hundreds of stores serviced by different haulers, corporate found that they couldn’t identify where optimization opportunities existed. This left them with a bloated cost center for waste, and disposal costs that were going through the roof.…

The Extra Fees That Haulers Add to Invoices: Are you protected?

Haulers win waste contracts with low prices for waste disposal, making you think that you’re going to get a great deal by switching to them. But to make their money back from these contracts, they have developed a variety of additional ‘fees’ that they may add on top of their disposal charges.

In this article, we take a look of some of the most common extra fees that haulers will try to charge. Every day, NWA’s Vendor Services team works tirelessly for our customers to fight against these additional fees.

Business Compliance Charge

Although this fee has been applied by some haulers for a while, it has just become a mandatory fee for one of the waste majors.…