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Painting and Paint Cans

Painting seems to run in my family. Not so much artistry painting, but wall painting. While I am not talented enough for great works of art, I do love to paint rooms. I get tired of the same thing, the same room year after year, and so every couple of years I like to change it up. It helps keep things interesting, and is able to give a fresh look. It is a way to pass the time on a rainy day, and can be a lot of fun. However, if you are painting frequently, especially for those in the painting business, that means a lot of empty paint cans. And these items cannot simply be thrown away.

If all of these cans were simply thrown in the trash, an environmental hazard would quickly result. The problem is caused when these items rupture, crack or leak in some way. First, all of the paint must be properly disposed of. The best way to do this is find a facility that you can drop the paint off to. From here, the cans can be recycled. One of the first steps in recycling them is to bale them with the use of drum crushers.

While balers can be excellent in countless situations, one of the difficulties with them is that they can involve a slightly steep start up cost. That is one of the reasons it can be beneficial to choose a used baler instead. Pretty much any baler you might require can be available in the used version, including a used drum crusher. In going with a used option first, you can be sure that you will use it enough to make it beneficial, rather than just taking the products to a place that could crush them for you. Not to mention, all the care that must be taken with old paint cans and certain drums, this might be too time consuming for your business, making sending them out a simpler solution.