Where do you think all-recyclable commercial, industrial and recyclable waste goes? It goes to recycling facilities and waste management centres where it is sorted through and sent for processing. Suppose you are running a business in the waste recycling industry and receive hundreds of tonnes of recyclable waste each day. Managing this volume of waste is a challenge, and an even bigger challenge is ensuring cleanliness on site. This is why all major players in the industry rely on automated sweepers and scrubbers such as the ASC M6 Large Rider Sweeper.

The M6 Sweeper is a hydraulically-controlled heavy-duty sweeper that can sweep clogged areas as well as large open spaces. Equipped with a highly effective dust filter shaker, this recycling sweeper ensures extreme deep cleaning. It is best suited for sweeping narrow areas that are not reachable by larger machines and for picking up debris. With high endurance and top-notch performance, this high dump steel recycling sweeper has a volume capacity of whooping 200 litres! Our clients in the waste and recycling industry, such as Sima Metal Management, Skip Hire, IMPACT Community Services, and Economy Waste, have used and loved ASC’s waste transfer sweepers to clean up scrap metal and debris and pick up dust from every nook and corner.

In this section, you will find a lot of waste recycling case study material that details our clients’ experiences and can help you reach the wise decision of employing ASC’s services at your waste recycling facility.

Remondis Waste Transfer Station

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024

Remondis Waste Transfer Station

The Client REMONDIS Australia has grown and diversified to become one of the largest waste and recycling companies in the country. Their Remondis Seven Hills operation is a waste disposal and reduction service, located in Powers Road, Seven Hills. The company collects and sorts all kinds of rubbish from the western suburbs. The Challenge Having used an ASC D200 for the past 16 years, Remondis had a need to replace its sweeper. The choice was whether to purchase a dedicated street sweeper, or a dedicated refuse sweeper. Having already purchased an ASC M8 in their Brisbase waste facility many years

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Renex

Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Renex

The Client RENEX is Australia’s first permanently located contaminated soil treatment and resource recovery facility. It was specifically established to accept and treat contaminated soils and other industrial waste, that would otherwise have been destined for landfill disposal. The Challenge Renex operates out of a very large facility, in Melbourne’s outer suburb of Dandenong. The company receives deliveries of all kinds of soil that needs to be processed. The site is very dusty and has large mobile trucks and earthmoving machines moving soil to and from the site, resulting in spills that need to be swept up. ASC’s Ken Pepyat

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Recycal Tasmania

Posted on Saturday, November 25, 2023

Recycal Tasmania

The Client Recycal is based in the Tasmanian suburb of Launceston. The company is a scrap metal recycling facility. It processes scrap metal, lead, stainless, copper, aluminium, brass & used batteries. The Challenge Recycal Tasmania were looking for a sweeper capable of maintaining their scrap yard free of dust and offcuts of metal. They were specifically looking for a sweeper that was proven to work in the metal recycling industry. They were after a heavy-duty sweeper that was capable of sweeping 8-hour shifts and designed to sweep very undulated surfaces. The company contacted ASC’s Luke Skrinjaric who assisted them with

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Visy Glass Recycling Celebrates 5 Years of Service

Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Visy Glass Recycling Celebrates 5 Years of Service

The Client Visy Glass Operations is a glass recycling and manufacturing facility, comprising integrated recycled glass cullet. The plant is based in Crestmead, Brisbane. The proposed plant process approximately 145,000 tonnes per annum, of recycled material, into furnace-ready cullet. The Challenge and the Result 5 years ago, the company entered into a rental contract with ASC, to supply a fully maintained road sweeper, capable of picking up glass pallet on the multi acre site. The machine was used to keep the plant’s roadways free of glass pallet 24/7. The pallet needed to be swept up to keep truck tyres from

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Earthcare Recycling Challenge Oil and Grease

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2023

Earthcare Recycling Challenge Oil and Grease

The Client Earthcare recycling is 100% West Australian owned and operated. Since their inception in 2010 they have become WA’s largest separation-at-source recycling business. They provide a cost effective and sustainable service to over 1,250 houses a year, working with some of WA’s largest home builders and developers. The Challenge The company was looking to invest in a small, walk behind floor scrubber, to scrub their workshop clean. Their floors were painted epoxy. They required a machine that would ensure the removal of oil and grease, as well as tyre marks off the floor. The workshop services heavy vehicles, as

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REMONDIS Australia Rocklea QLD ASC M8 Purchase

Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

REMONDIS Australia Rocklea QLD ASC M8 Purchase

The Client With over 1,100 employees and 39 business locations in Australia, Remondis has grown and diversified to become one of the largest waste and recycling companies in the country. The Challenge Remondis has been using ASC machines for many years, on multiple sites. Their Rocklea site had an ASC Eureka M6 Diesel sweeper for the past 8 years and were looking to upgrade to a much larger machine. The site required the capacity of a street sweeper, yet the key was to achieve great manoeuvrability, to allow the machine to work while dump trucks and front end loaders were

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JJ Waste & Recycling Molendinar QLD

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023

JJ Waste & Recycling Molendinar QLD

The Client The JJ Richards Molendinar depot is about 4 kilometres from the City of the Gold Coast. They offer industrial bin and wheelie bin services, liquid tanker and skip services. The Challenge JJ have a very large workshop, servicing their fleet of trucks and mobile plant. Oil spills, grease build up and dust, stain any painted workshop floors. JJ have invested in many ASC Scrubbers over the past 18 years and on this occasion, were looking for a new scrubber for their Gold Coast facility. They inquired about the heavy duty ASC Eureka E 81 automatic scrubber. This is

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Chicks Scrap Metal MEP

Posted on Saturday, November 5, 2022

Chicks Scrap Metal MEP

Client introduction Chicks Scrap Metal is based in Bibra Lake, WA. They are in the metal recycling business. Their goal is to recycle as much as they can and get it back into production. The Challenge: Chicks Scrap Manager, Bill, called locally based Manager Ross Sheehan to discuss his cleaning issue. Bill wanted to collect as much dust and debris as possible off their facilities warehouse floor, to reduce trip hazards. They face the Fremantle Doctor winds, which blows dust and dirt from neighbouring sites into his shed. The benefit was also to keep the site cleaner for their customers.

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Smart Resources Cost Effective ASC M8 Solution

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022

Smart Resources Cost Effective ASC M8 Solution

The Client Smart Recycling and Smart Pallets operate from a 35-acre, family-run recycling depot in Dandenong South. The businesses are owned by Mr Ward Petherbridge. The company runs four businesses, that divert over 50,000 tonnes of waste from landfill, annually. The site transforms 95% of waste received into useful, cost-effective, environmentally friendly products and provides a net carbon benefit of 14,500 tonnes from timber recycling alone. The Challenge The company has an endless array of trucks entering the premises to drop waste off. Debris and dust are a constant battle. More and more of the yards are being concreted. The

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JJ Richards Rockhampton Epoxy Painted Floor Challenge

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2022

JJ Richards Rockhampton Epoxy Painted Floor Challenge

The client JJ Richards is one of Australia’s leading Waste companies. Established more than 90 years ago, the brand has expanded to the regional area of Rockhampton, North Qld. The Challenge JJ Richards has a large workshop facility in Parkhurst, North QLD. This facility houses and services the company’s fleet of mobile waste vehicles. The facility has a large epoxy painted floor. Being a service facility that repairs trucks, their floors get coated with grease, oil, dust and debris after servicing. JJ Richards has a strict policy of keeping all their facilities clean. The company required a floor scrubber. The

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Remondis Celebrates 7 years With ASC

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2022

Remondis Celebrates 7 years With ASC

The Client Remondis is regarded as one of Australia’s leading waste collection companies. The company runs a series of water transfer companies around Australia. The Challenge Cleaning a waste transfer station is quite challenging. With millions of tonnes of waste that passes through these centres, there is a need to sweep clean the roadways and unloading areas. These must be swept, in order to prevent tyre punctures for incoming traffic and eliminate debris flying around the facility. With garbage trucks and private cars dumping a vast array of debris into the oversized dump pits, the company must ensure a dust

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JJ Richards Glendenning Cleans Up

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022

JJ Richards Glendenning Cleans Up

The Client JJ Richards & Sons was established in 1932 and is the largest privately owned waste management company in Australia. The Challenge JJ Richards is a household name in the water collection business. Running a fleet of trucks also means the company has an array of service depots around the country, to support and maintain their refuse vehicle. The workshops each have a number of service bays, to service each truck. These bays get dirty from oil and grease dropping off the vehicles and onto the shop floor. These workshop floors require daily floor scrubbing to keep their areas

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Computer Recycling Scheme Covers Its Site Sweeping Requirements

Posted on Sunday, July 31, 2022

Computer Recycling Scheme Covers Its Site Sweeping Requirements

The Client Computer Recycling Scheme (Department for Education) is a SA Government Organisation, and their core activity is recycling and refurbishing used IT equipment. They are based in Burton, SA. The Challenge The company works with precise electronic equipment and need their work and storage facilities to be kept clean and most importantly , dust-free at all times. ASC’s South Australia Representative, Luke Skrinjaric, approached CRS’ Manager Mr. David Staunton, with an offer to demonstrate the ASC Eureka MEP, dust-control pedestrian sweeper. The Result Following an onsite demonstration, the company purchased an ASC MEP (optioned with vacuum/dust-filter) as an adequate

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SIMS Metal Takes On An ASC Heavy Duty M6

Posted on Saturday, June 11, 2022

SIMS Metal Takes On An ASC Heavy Duty M6

The Client Sims Limited is a world leading publicly listed metal recycler. Their operations encompass the buying, processing, and selling of ferrous and non-ferrous recycled metals. This branch is based in Nerang, Gold Coast- QLD. The Challenge Sims Metal Nerang needed to replace the old problematic sweeper, that they had been using at their site. Working in a scrap metal facility is quite challenging, as the materials size can vary from a 2 mm piece of tin to an oversized piece of steel. They chose an ASC Heavy Duty Mach 6 for this site as a replacement for their existing

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The Haggarty Group Welcome ASC M6 LPG

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2022

The Haggarty Group Welcome ASC M6 LPG

The Client The HAGGARTY GROUP Qld is located in West Ipswich. The Haggarty Group Qld has been recycling ferrous and non-ferrous metals since 1949. Their activities include the collecting, buying, processing and the selling of all scrap metals into various markets. The Challenge Haggarty needed a heavy-duty machine that was able to clean & maintain their busy recycling yard. The area that required sweeping included rough concrete surfaces. The sweepers’ role was to clean sweep their carpark areas as well as their large indoor and outdoor recycling plant. The Solution. In order to keep their operating cost to a minimum,

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Sims Metal Management ASC M6 Welshpool WA

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2022

Sims Metal Management ASC M6 Welshpool WA

The Client Sims Limited is a world leading publicly listed metal recycler. Their operations encompass the buying, processing and selling of ferrous and non-ferrous recycled metals. The Challenge Having had an old and problematic sweeper at their Perth Site the group required a replacement machine to maintain the companies’ environmental responsibilities. Sims Metal has had a long-lasting & fruitful relationship with ASC on the Eastern seaboard for the past 15 years and were looking for a quality solution to eliminate their sweeping challenges. They consulted many of their sites in NSW and decided on the ASC M6 Heavy Duty Smelter

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JJ Richards Cairns Expands With ASC

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021

JJ Richards Cairns Expands With ASC

Client Introduction JJ Richards is regarded as one of the best waste and transfer organizations in Australia. The Challenge Recently JJ Richards expanded into a new facility in Cairns (Qld). Alan Jenkins (Cairns Manager) asked locally based ASC Townsvill representative Luke Skrinjaric to organize a new floor scrubber for his workshop. Alan had been using the ASC product for many years and knew what he wanted. The new facility had a state of the art floor that need to be dust free and clean in order for the plasma cutting machines to operate properly. The result A new ASC E

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ASC Delivering to Sims Metal

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021

ASC Delivering to Sims Metal

Sims Metal Takes On More ASC Steel Grade Sweepers Sims Metal is one of the world’s largest scrap metal recycling companies. With sites all over Australia they have used ASC Sweepers successfully for almost 18 years. The Sims Metal sites are amongst the harshest applications for sweeping in Australia. Scrap Metal, tyre dust, rocks, rubber and glass are difficult items to sweep. With multiple operators using the machines & a constant flow of trucks and mobile plant working onsite 24/7, the ASC sweepers have become an integral & reliable part of the Sims Group OH&S and EPA safeguards. Seen pictured

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Sims Metal Alexandria upgrades to 2021 ASC M6

Posted on Saturday, November 13, 2021

Sims Metal Alexandria upgrades to 2021 ASC M6

The Client Sims Metal is a business division of Sims Limited. A world leading publicly listed metal recycler, their operations encompass the buying, processing and selling of ferrous and non-ferrous recycled metals. The Challenge After using the ASC M6 Diesel for almost 12 years, the Group decided to replace their old ASC M6 Diesel sweeper with a new one. Working in a scrap metal facility is quite challenging as the materials size can vary from a 2 mm piece of tin to an oversized piece of steel. ASC’s Scott Campbell worked with the group to assess their site sweeping needs

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Sims Metal Wagga Wagga Renews and Replaces Their 15 Year Old Sweeper

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021

Sims Metal Wagga Wagga Renews and Replaces Their 15 Year Old Sweeper

Client Introduction Sims Metal Operations buy and process end-of-life metal, electronics, and municipal materials, which are then sold as raw materials to steel mills and secondary smelters. The Challenge The Sims Wagga plant is located 7 hours south of Sydney. The Wagga plant is quite large, and like any scrap metal yard, it gets quite dusty. Hence it requires sweeping on a daily basis. ASC’s Scott Campbell was asked recently, to visit the plant and recommend a replacement for their 15 year old ASC sweeper. He recommended the Steel Grade ASC M6 heavy duty, industrial sweeper as the solution. The

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Ground Science Geelong Cleans Up Their Laboratory Floors

Posted on Friday, October 22, 2021

Ground Science Geelong Cleans Up Their Laboratory Floors

Client Introduction Ground Science is a geotechnical engineering company (soil testing service). They are among the industry leaders that offer a broad range of engineering and laboratory services to key industry sectors. The Challenge Ground Science were already using the ASC MEP sweeper in their Thomas town facility for quite some time. They wanted to buy another ASC Sweeper after being very happy and satisfied with their first one. Hence they wanted a new one for their Geelong facility as well. They needed the machine to sweep the dirt and dust off their laboratory floors. The Result ASC’s Ken Pepyat

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JJ Richards Emerald QLD Invests In An ASC Eureka E 81

Posted on Thursday, September 9, 2021

JJ Richards Emerald QLD Invests In An ASC Eureka E 81

Client Introduction JJ Richards operates waste management facilities across Australia. It is among the leading waste companies in Australia. The Challenge The company was looking to invest in a new scrubber for their expanded operation in Emerald, North Queensland. They asked ASC to recommend a machine that could clean a greasy floor cost-effectively while delivering low running costs. JJ Richards has many ASC Scrubbers in their fleet, so they knew that they could rely on ASC once again. They were satisfied with the performance of ASC scrubbers that work amazingly even in the toughest environments of Australia. The Solution JJ

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Remondis’ Waste Qld celebrates 4 years with ASC

Posted on Friday, July 2, 2021

Remondis’ Waste Qld celebrates 4 years with ASC

Client Introduction REMONDIS is one of the world’s largest recycling service providers. They also have many water companies. With over 30,000 employees and around 900 business locations on 4 continents, the group serves more than 30 million people through thousands of companies. The Challenge Remondis surveyed the market around four years ago, looking for the best cleaning equipment brand. They needed an efficient cleaning solution for two of their largest waste transfer stations in Brisbane. They tested many machines available in the market and found the Heavy Duty ASC Eureka M6 to be the best fit for their facilities. They

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ACT Skip Hire Solves Their Volume of Dust, Dirt & Debris

Posted on Thursday, March 18, 2021

ACT Skip Hire Solves Their Volume of Dust, Dirt & Debris

Client Introduction ACT Skip Hire is Canberra’s longest-running skip bin business. They have invested heavily in the industry to establish a Resource Recovery Facility at the Resource Recovery Estate in Hume, ACT. They are the pioneers of the industry in ACT’s waste recovery. The Challenge The biggest challenge Tony (owner of ACT) was facing at his station was the sheer volume of dust, dirt, and debris generated in recycling waste. Each truck and machinery movement spread dust while moving waste skips around. The workers had to wear masks all the time and yet complained of the amount of dust in

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Sims Metal adds new ASC Eureka M8 to its fleet

Posted on Monday, March 1, 2021

Sims Metal adds new ASC Eureka M8 to its fleet

Client Introduction Sims Metal Management has grown to be the largest scrap metal and electronics recycler in the world, with over 6000 employees in 230 locations across the globe. The work done at Sims Metal Management comprises a large network of processing facilities to source recyclable ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The Problem Sims Metal Newcastle (NSW) has a large scrap yard that has trucks entering and dropping off scrap metal at all hours of the day. The site is extremely busy and very dusty due to a lot of traffic movement. Scrap metal offcuts are constantly dropped on the ground

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Sims Metal celebrates 9 years service with ASC M6

Posted on Sunday, February 7, 2021

Sims Metal celebrates 9 years service with ASC M6

Client Introduction Sims Metal Management Ltd is the leading metals and electronics recycling company in the world. The company specialises in recycling ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals, post-consumer electronic goods, and municipal waste. The Problem Sweeping a metal recycling yard is as difficult and challenging as it gets as a lot of scrap metal is dropped on the ground while metal is being recycled. This crap has to be swept on an hourly basis in order for the mobile plant to operate and reduce the probability of punctured tyres. These metals vary in length and weight. Moreover, the dust build-up issue

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Impact Community Services QLD. & ASC M6 Sweeper

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020

Impact Community Services QLD. & ASC M6 Sweeper

Bundaberg’s Community Impact Services recently took invested in an ASC Eureka M6 Heavy Duty sweeper. The sweeper has been bought by the Material Recovery Facility, which is owned by Bundaberg Regional Council but managed by IMPACT Community Services. The Problem Cleaning and maintaining a waste transfer station is a difficult job. There are plastic bottles, resin, metal shavings, dust, and general debris scattered all over the sorting areas that need to be swept to keep the facility clean. The Solution IMPACT recently contacted ASC’s Rafael Rodrigues for an efficient solution for eliminating their cleaning issues as well as the labor-intensive

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Economy Waste Eliminates Dust & Debris with the ASC Eureka M6

Posted on Monday, October 12, 2020

Economy Waste Eliminates Dust & Debris with the ASC Eureka M6

Client Introduction. Economy Waste is a full-service waste management company based on the NSW Central Coast town of Gosford. They provide skip bins hire and rubbish removal services for the Central Coast NSW region and have been established well over 25 years. The Problem Economy Waste recently contacted ASC’s Scott Campbell to discuss ways that they could improve their cleaning regime. Economy Waste Gosford had a problem that faces all waste management companies, maintain dust and debris levels. Running a waste centre is a tough business with nonstop cars and trucks entering site. The material that is transported into the

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