A trash chute, also known as a garbage chute, is a tube typically made of galvanized steel that allows trash to fall from higher areas of a building to lower levels. Chutes must be one length from top to bottom and must be installed and maintained by the National Fire Protection Agency. Now that you know the basics of trash chutes, lets discuss some of the frequently asked questions when it comes to these building workhorses.
As the owner or manager of a building, you have many responsibilities. Among them is maintaining the cleanliness of your building to keep the occupants safe and healthy. As you plan for your cleaning needs, be careful to avoid the following common cleaning mistakes.
Trash chutes offer an easy, safe way to dispose of the large amounts of trash created in a multi-story building, whether that building houses apartments or businesses. That’s why keeping them clean and operating smoothly is more important than you may think.
Do you know what should and shouldn’t get put down your trash chutes? Here’s a detailed breakdown to help guide you through the holidays.