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Compactor Cleaning

Facility Compactor Cleaning

Keeping your trash compactor clean improves performance and extends its life – saving you money. Let FLEETWASH maintain your compactor with a regularly scheduled cleaning.

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When it comes to trash compactors - maintaining first-class cleanliness can be a BIG job and an important one. Poorly-maintained trash areas affect a lot more than your image – they can be breeding grounds for pests, bacteria, and harmful contaminants. FLEETWASH can help you tame the trash tiger, lengthen the life of your compactor, AND help you maintain a professional image to your facility employees and guests.


Years Experience


Trash Compactors Cleaned Annually


Mobile Units Deployed Daily

FLEETWASH services compactors across the country – Pit-style Stationary Compactors, Exterior Stationary Compactors, and Self-Contained Compactors. We have the experience, expertise, and professionalism you can count on. PLUS you can rest assured your job is completed to EPA standards and in an environmentally sustainable way – we guarantee it.

Over 700 FLEETWASH mobile units are deployed daily servicing companies – large and small – from coast to coast. FLEETWASH field people complete every job, every wash, and every water elimination according to the procedures FLEETWASH has standardized around the country.

Last year alone FLEETWASH serviced over 100,000 trash compactors, more than 100,000 Solar Panels, over 100,000 HVAC and refrigeration units….and countless buildings, awnings, and sidewalks.

Always scheduled. Always professional. Always on time. Always at your service.

The Basics of FLEETWASH Compactor Cleaning Service:

  • FLEETWASH services three main types of compactors: Pit-style Stationary Compactors, Exterior Stationary Compactors, and Self-Contained Compactors.
  • FLEETWASH Professional crew will park the water recovery and power-washing vehicles near rear entrance away from the front of the store and store customers.
  • FLEETWASH crew leader always speaks with the Store or Facility Manager to confirm the scheduled servicing, explain the entire cleaning process and formerly document the number of FLEETWASH crew members and official start time for each work order.
  • FLEETWASH will bring all material and supplies to the compactor area including several lengths of pressure hose and vacuum hose. The FLEETWASH crew will also “Lock Out” the trash compactor to the “off” position before cleaning the compactor.
  • FLEETWASH will use their patent-protected drain covers and water recovery system to seal all drains in the area to prevent the unintended run-off of wastewater. All wastewater will be collected, contained, and removed from the premises.
  • FLEETWASH will undo the Turnbuckle to the compactor unit, chain the compactor to our FLEETWASH vehicle, and pull the unit out. FLEETWASH crew will then inspect the compactor for any damage and assess the need for any repairs.
  • FLEETWASH then begins the cleaning process by sweeping away heavy dirt and debris. FLEETWASH then uses a hot biodegradable cleaner and disinfectant on site and brush-scrub the compactor unit.
  • FLEETWASH will hot-rinse compactor and surrounding compactor pad area thoroughly until a CLEAR flow of water is coming from the compactor area, collecting and recovering all wastewater in the process.
  • FLEETWASH then pushes the unit back, puts turnbuckle back on, greases all fittings and turns the unit back on. A full cycle is run to ensure the unit is working properly.
  • FLEETWASH crew leader then talks with the store or facility manager once again to report any problems or concerns with the compactor unit and will assist them in inspecting the trash compactor before the job is considered complete.

Why is a Sustainable Facility Cleaning Important?

Companies are under increased pressure from State, Federal, and Local authorities to comply with regulations concerning sustainable cleaning and washing. Regulations have been put in place to prevent or limit contaminants from entering drains and water systems. Wastewater is an even larger concern when dealing with parking lots, loading docks, trash compactors, and transportation vehicles where oil, grim, harmful chemicals and corrosive materials are in the effluent wash water. In these cases, runoff can affect the surrounding environment and its ecosystem.

Facility managers understand the need for clean building exteriors and interiors. Not only does a clean facility positively impact your brand but it limits your liability. Cleaner trash compactors limit employee exposure to germs or biohazards, increase the efficiency of the compactor and extends the life of your garbage equipment.

Regularly scheduled cleaning and maintenance protect your company’s investments. FLEETWASH has been the leading innovator in mobile, environmentally-friendly and sustainable power washing for more than 40 years. That’s why companies nationwide rely on FLEETWASH.


  • FLEETWASH is the LARGEST on-site mobile washing company in the country with services available from Coast to Coast.
  • With FLEETWASH appointments are scheduled and confirmed at times that are convenient FOR YOU.
  • FLEETWASH uniformed personnel and modern, well-marked vehicles mean that we will be a professional presence at your site.
  • FLEETWASH has 24/7 “On Call” Servicing.
  • FLEETWASH maintains $15 Million Liability Insurance.
  • AND FLEETWASH holds a $2 Million Pollution Insurance policy.
  • FLEETWASH uses a powerful, patented truck mounted vacuum system, strong enough to reach a work area 700 feet away.
  • All FLEETWASH work is guaranteed!

In today's regulatory environment, for your protection and ours, we do the job by the book.

  • FLEETWASH takes the environmental impact of what we do very seriously; we strictly follow the regulation guidelines in your State and Local area that are designed to protect our environment from water run-off.
  • FLEETWASH isolates, collects, transports, and properly disposes of all wash water run-off through their patent-protected water recovery system. 
  • FLEETWASH holds licenses and permits from over 50 cities in states around the country and is certified by your State and Local Environment Agencies. 
  • FLEETWASH uses self-contained wash units that carry their own water and power supply.
  • FLEETWASH utilizes all biodegradable cleaning agents and degreasers in their cleaning process.
  • FLEETWASH assumes all risks and liabilities for proper water isolation, collection, transportation and disposal of your waste water in compliance with your Local, State, and Federal regulations.

Satisfied Customers

If FLEETWASH didn't do the job right; we would get someone else. They do a great job and everything is wonderful. 10 out of 10 Customer Service Rating. Mr. Ken Ferares, Public Service 
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