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.
When your dumpster develops an unpleasant odor, it is likely due to organic waste such as meats, vegetables, urine and other organic materials. Decaying waste and the foul odors it produces attracts insects and pests which can result in even bigger issues than just bad smells. Consequently, eliminating odors shouldn’t be limited to indoors. Eliminating these foul smells outside is an extremely important part of maintaining a healthy, clean facility.
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.