Maximize retail efficiency with our tailored waste solutions. Save time, space, and money for shopgoers and managers alike.

Smart waste management in retail is more than a requirement – it’s a competitive edge.

For grocery store managers, business executives, and shopgoers, staying on top of waste management is crucial for enhancing your profit and store efficiency.

Choose Bramidan for efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective waste management solutions. Explore our recommended equipment below.


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


  • Reduces waste collections
  • Efficient waste management saves time
  • Sustainable, reliable recycling solution
  • Streamlines unpacking
  • Generate an income from recyclable materials
  • Optimizes space utilization
  • Enhances workplace cleanliness

Recommended Equipment

In general, retail stores equip 1-2 vertical balers for cardboard, with the addition of a compactor for wet waste.

Our product range includes Vertical & Horizontal Balers, catering to the specific requirements of your retail business. Additionally, for those dealing with large waste volumes, our Self-Contained & Stationary Compactors offer a reliable solution.

Discover the effortless and highly effective waste management solutions our products provide, designed to handle diverse waste types.

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.

Explore Common Waste Types in Retail

In the retail sector, grocers deal with plenty of paper and cardboard waste, soft and hard plastic, and aluminum cans. Explore your specific waste type below to unveil our curated selection of machines for each waste fraction.

Don’t see your waste type? Explore 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 Retail Sector

Retail sector companies typically deal with a diverse mix of waste types, given the variety of products they handle.

Common types of retail waste include:


  • Packaging Waste: This is often the most significant type of waste in retail and includes cardboard, plastic wrapping, pallets, and packing materials used to protect goods during shipment. Beyond packaging, this includes product components, shopping bags, and bottles.
  • Product Waste: Damaged or expired products that cannot be sold or returned to the supplier must be disposed of responsibly.
  • Organic Waste: Grocery stores and food retailers generate organic waste such as unsold produce, spoiled food items, and food scraps from preparation areas.
  • Hazardous Waste: Items like batteries, electronics, light bulbs, and certain cleaning materials may require special disposal methods due to their potential environmental impact.
  • Paper Waste: Receipts, office paper, promotional materials, and unsold newspapers and magazines contribute to paper waste.
  • Plastic Waste: Beyond packaging, this includes product components, shopping bags, and bottles.


Retailers often seek to minimize waste by implementing recycling programs, donating unsold but usable goods, and employing waste compactors to reduce the volume of waste that must be handled.

Managing this waste efficiently not only helps retailers reduce their environmental footprint but can also lead to cost savings and improved operational efficiency.

Read About Our Retail Customers

Discover how leading retailers 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.


Statoil frees up space and time with a B4 baler

The Danish Statoil service station in Brabrand is equipped with a B4 baler, eliminating the need for a backroom container or the hassle of cutting up cardboard boxes before disposal.

Leader Price

Leader Price saves 30% on waste bill with Bramidan

By choosing balers B20 and X25 HD balers for their warehouse, Leader Price reduced their expenses on waste handling equipment by 30%.


OBI turns waste into value with a X30 HD baler

Rather than spending time and money on disposal of loose waste, Hungarian DIY centre, OBI, opted for a Bramidan X30 HD baler and now sell highly compacted bales to the paper industry.

Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware’s X25 HD cuts down on maintenance costs

By opting for a X25 HD baler, Ace Hardware Store has significantly reduced repairs and service costs in comparison to their previous baler.

The Wreath Shop

Balers efficiently compact and reduce waste volume

The Wreath Shop’s investment in a Bramidan mill-size cardboard baler improves waste management, avoiding fines, and generating revenue from cardboard. Plus – immediate ROI!

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