Hotels & Restaurants

Elevate your hospitality by minimizing waste, freeing up valuable space for maximum efficiency. 

In the hospitality sector, waste management is a competitive edge. More importantly, it’s a legal requirement as well.

From cafes to hotels, efficient waste management enhances profit and boost operations with the correct machinery.

Restaurants and hotels require a specific waste management strategy to keep things running smoothly. For a complete waste analysis, read more below.


  • Time spent on waste handling
  • Limited space & overfilled containers
  • Difficulty managing various waste types separately
  • Limited income opportunities from recyclables
  • Higher carbon footprint
  • Expensive container haulings
  • Strict waste handling policies


  • Saves time
  • Reduces waste collections
  • Efficient waste management
  • Reliable sustainable recycling solution
  • Generate an income from recyclable materials
  • Optimizes space utilization
  • Enhances workplace cleanliness

Recommended Equipment

Since hotels and restaurants deal with so much wet waste, compactors are an ideal choice. Of course, vertical balers offer a more comprehensive solution for recyclables.

Learn more about common baler and compactor combos below.

Vertical Balers

Discover the ideal Vertical Baler solution tailored for your retail company’s needs. Explore our wide selection.


Horizontal Balers

Explore our powerful Horizontal Balers, perfect for businesses seeking to enhance their recycling and waste handling.


Self-Contained & Stationary Compactors

Designed for businesses with large volumes of waste, our compactors offer reliable compaction.




Unlock the future of waste management with BRA-IN: a game-changer in intelligent fleet monitoring, real-time fill levels, and more.


As a Bramidan customer, we provide you with skilled technicians to install your machinery, train operators, and complete routine repair service.

Rent, Lease or Buy

Whether you prefer the flexibility of renting, the convenience of leasing, or the ownership of buying, our financing gives you options.

Most Common Waste types in Hospitality

Discover the essential world of waste management for sustainable practices.

Explore your specific waste type and unveil our curated selection of machines designed for optimal efficiency and eco-friendly solutions.

Don’t see your waste type? Check out all waste types here.

Paper & Cardboard

Paper, cardboard, shredded paper, paper bags, and newspapers require a comprehensive waste management machine.

Soft & Hard Plastic Waste

Soft plastics, such as films and big bags, and hard plastics, such as bottles, containers, and barrels, require powerful compaction.

Aluminum cans

Aluminum cans introduce sticky, sometimes odorous residue in a baler. See how Bramidan machinery handles this waste type. 

Waste Analysis in the Hospitality Sector

The hospitality sector, including hotels and restaurants, generates a distinct blend of waste, much of it requiring careful management due to rapid turnover and potential environmental impact.

Common types of waste in this sector include:


  • Food Waste: A significant portion of hospitality waste, including unused ingredients, preparation scraps, unserved buffet items, and customer plate waste.
  • Packaging Waste: This encompasses everything from food delivery packaging to individual amenity packages in hotels.
  • Recyclables: Glass bottles, aluminum cans, paper products, and certain plastics used in beverages and food packaging.
  • Single-Use Items: Items like straws, to-go containers, and disposable cutlery, often used in quick-service restaurants and hotel rooms.
  • Operational Waste: This includes items like cleaning supplies, light bulbs, and batteries, as well as office supplies.
  • Textiles: Hotels deal with a substantial amount of textile waste, including worn linens, towels, uniforms, and drapery.
  • Furniture and Décor: Periodic refurbishments lead to disposal of old furniture, mattresses, and decorative items.
  • Hazardous Waste: Cleaning chemicals, fluorescent lamps, and certain types of batteries, all of which require special disposal methods.
  • Garden Waste: Large hotels with gardens or landscaped areas produce green waste like grass clippings, tree trimmings, and floral decor.
  • Electronic Waste: Broken or outdated electronics like TVs, kitchen appliances, and computers must be disposed of properly.
  • Construction and Renovation Debris: During upgrades or renovations, hotels and restaurants generate construction waste such as concrete, wood, metals, and drywall.


Hospitality businesses often emphasize sustainability initiatives, aiming to reduce their environmental footprint by minimizing waste and improving recycling rates.

Strategies include donating excess food, composting organic waste, investing in reusable goods, and sourcing recyclable or biodegradable products.

In addition, these businesses may also participate in programs to recycle soap and amenity bottles or repurpose furniture and textiles to extend their life cycle and reduce waste.

Read About Our Hospitality Customers

Discover how leading hospitalities have transformed their waste management practices with Bramidan’s solutions.

From freeing up space and saving on waste bills to turning waste into value and cutting down on maintenance costs, these success stories speak volumes about the impact our solutions can have on your business.

Hilton Hotel

Hilton Hotel sees 80% reduction on waste costs with X25 HD baler

The Arc de Triomphe Paris hotel’s X25 HD baler condenses waste volume by 80%, resulting in significant savings on waste handling. The baler pays for itself in just three months.

Falster Golf Club

Golf club chooses B4 for easier, safer waste handling

The compact Bramidan B4 baler effortlessly helps Falster Golf Club dispose empty packaging, maintaining a tidy environment while maximizing space usage.

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower’s 10 containers replaced by two Bramidan Balers

Two Bramidan balers compact cardboard waste in limited space at the Eiffel Tower. Bramidan machinery keeps this renowned tourist attraction clean, tidy, and efficient.

Marriott Maui Wailea Beach Resort

The Hawaiian island beach resort invested in a X6030 low profile baler

The resort was looking for a reliable baler that is built to last, which led them to Bramidan. Our machines are powder coated, making them particularly suited to island life and the damp conditions mixed with sea air.


Deloitte reduced waste pick-ups by a fifth with a X10 HD baler

One X10 HD baler replaces two 290 gallons waste containers at international auditing firm, Deloitte. With the baler, the number of waste pick-ups is reduced from once a week to once every five or six weeks.

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