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Orwak travels the world

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MILES COVERED: Since the beginning in 1971, Orwak has traveled far and wide and our balers and waste compactors have like the first pioneering explorers reached every continent. Some fearlessly sail the seven seas, some find their places in the most remote locations, while others move into prominent people’s homes or become residents of official Read more …

How to optimize waste management at your new warehouse?

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Warehouses and distribution centers are often very large, consisting of several floors and sometimes even several buildings. The waste handling and transportation can be a major challenge in this type of environment. When building new or making additions to existing warehouses, it is important to organize the waste management strategically and effectively, so that the Read more …

CYCLING TO PARIS FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER

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Team Rynkeby is a North European charity cycling team, who cycles to Paris every summer to raise money for seriously ill children. In 2018, the team donated in total €9.4 million to this cause. In Sweden, the entire donation goes to the Childhood Cancer Foundation. Orwak will be a proud sponsor of Team Rynkeby 2019, Read more …

PÅ CYKEL TILL PARIS FÖR CANCERSJUKA BARN (SE)

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Team Rynkeby Sweden  Photo: Thomas Nørremark

Team Rynkeby är ett nordeuropeiskt välgörenhetsprojekt där deltagarna varje sommar cyklar gemensamt till Paris till förmån för svårt sjuka barn. Under 2018, samlades totalt €9.4 miljoner in. I Sverige går donationerna oavkortat till Barncancerfonden. 2019 kommer Orwak att vara med som guldsponsor till Team Rynkeby Jönköping, där vår medarbetare Anders Lorentzson är en av de Read more …

Rent or buy a compaction solution?

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There are lots of things to consider when choosing a compaction solution for a store’s waste management. Size, capacity, the way in which the waste is to be compacted, and so on. You also need to decide whether you want to rent or buy the equipment. Purchasing involves a large initial investment cost, while renting Read more …

How good are Swedish stores at waste management and recycling?

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The level of knowledge surrounding waste management and recycling is growing among store staff and retailers. In addition, there are many chains of stores that now have central directives for waste management and recycling. This is important for several reasons, in part because we are able to build a more sustainable society, but also because Read more …

Questions on the retail work environment – answers from the expert

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A little while ago we wrote an article discussing various work environment risks associated with waste management in the retail sector. The subject attracted a good deal of interest, so we contacted Katrin Dagergren, work environment expert at the Swedish Trade Association for Retail “Svensk Handel”, for some more answers to your and our questions. Read more …

In-store waste management – a work environment issue

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Most people, who work in a store, must handle various types of waste on a daily basis. Boxes and other corrugated cardboard wrappings make up the majority of waste within the retail and grocery sectors. Few people give thought to the fact that such work can result in occupational injury and even an increased safety Read more …