Trash baler is operating again after repairs
August 9, 2018
Since the middle of June, the borough's trash baler has been up and running after weeks of repairs shut it down.
The baler first stopped operating after the conveyor broke down in April, said public works director Chris Cotta. After about a week, the baler was operating again, but immediately afterwards the processor unit failed. Another five weeks was needed to address the processing unit, said Cotta.
"It has been working fine ever since," said Cotta.
The baler consists of several components. Trash is loaded onto the conveyor, which dumps it through a hopper and into the baler chamber. T...