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Compactor Servicing

Keep your Compactor operating correctly, minimise unexpected downtime and costly repair bills with our affordable Compactor Service.

Compactor Servicing

Our Compactors are designed and built to last, but over time your Compactor will sustain some heavy usage during its lifecycle. In order to ensure your Waste Compactor is operating correctly and continues to do so throughout its lifecycle, scheduled preventative servicing is absolutely crucial. Failure to do so will increase the chances of a potential breakdown occurring which may result in a costly repair bill that could have been avoided. Poorly maintained and serviced machinery can also pose a serious health hazard to operators. At Landfill Alternatives, we have an extensive team of certified electronic and hydraulic engineers that are capable of servicing any Compactor in line with the manufacturer’s guidance to ensure it’s continued operation.

Planned scheduled maintenance at a time that suits you dramatically reduces the risk of unforeseen downtime and breakdown costs. This ensures, your recycling operation and business can continue to operate without disruption that can often be costly and have knock-on effects throughout the business. Having a regular Compactor Service gives you the ultimate peace of mind that your Compactor is not only operating at maximum efficiency but is in adherence will all health & safety guidance.

Our team of strategically based engineers across the UK enables, us to provide nationwide coverage. We work with thousands of organisations of all sizes to ensure their Compactors and waste handling equipment are correctly serviced, maintained, and operating as expected.

Servicing Plan

At Landfill Alternatives, we understand the financial and operational impact the breakdown of your recycling equipment can have on your business. That’s why we offer an affordable Compactor Servicing Plan that accommodates frequent maintenance and services to guarantee your machinery continues to operate smoothly and effectively.

No matter where you purchased your Compactor from we can help. Whether you’re looking for an on-going service or one-off call out then you can rely on us to deliver exceptional customer service at an affordable price. Speak to us today about your requirements.

Why Service your Compactor?

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    Maintain high standards of health & safety.
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    Ensures your oil is in good condition & at the correct level.
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    Extends the life of your machinery.
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    Prevents catastrophic failure of the hydraulic system.
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    All wiring & electrical systems are checked & tested.
  • Downtime
    Minimises downtime & potential failure.
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    Provides peace of mind that your Compactor is in full operational order.
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    Enables you to schedule downtime for repairs & maintenance.
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    Minimises the chances of accidents & potential lawsuits.
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    Ensures seals are properly maintained so waste doesn't seep into the yard.

Compactor Servicing FAQ

During our visit we’ll;


1 Clean and look for wear

2 Clean off old grease.

3 Grease and lubricate.

4 Check main frame.

5 Check all moving parts for wear.

6 Check pivot and wrist pins for wear.

7 Check all fixings.

8 Check all couplings.

9 Check filters and breathers.

10 Check hoses and hose couplings.

11 Check pump and hydraulics.

12 Check hydraulic cylinders.

13 Check all bearings and gears.

14 Check all electrical connections and switches.

15 Check electric motor.

16 Check belts or chains for wear.

17 Test pressures and set.

18 Check the auto time cycle.

19 Working adjustment.

20 Test for working order.

Like any machine, overtime Compactors are subject to wear and tear. By deploying a combination of weekly, monthly and annual maintenance and servicing checks you’re able to significantly prolong the operating lifecycle of your equipment. This will ensure your workforce is protected, help save money on repairs and lower the chances of unexpected breakdowns.


In order to safeguard your employees and your machinery, it’s crucial to have a certified professional undertake maintenance and repair work. Please speak to us today about how we can help.

Preventive maintenance should include daily, weekly, and monthly inspections. Services should be planned in advance as part of a preventive maintenance program. Depending on the volume of materials you process the frequency of this may differ slightly, but a good rule of thumb is to book in a service every 6 – 12 months.


If you’re unsure, please get in touch and we can advise a specific servicing plan tailored to your exact requirements.

Our team of engineers have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Compactor servicing. Regardless of what model you have or where you purchased it from we’ll be able to help.

The price of a service will be dependant on the make, size and model of Compactor. However, we offer a very affordable service and can provide no-obligation quotations before undertaking any work.


If you’re looking to service multiple machines on the same site we can offer a discount.

Why Choose Landfill Alternatives

Landfill Alternatives have over 20 years of experience in the waste management industry. We’ve worked with corner shops through to large multinational retailers and service over 1100 customers including numerous household names.

During this time we’ve built up an extensive team of certified engineers across the country enabling us to offer nationwide coverage.

Our team of versatile engineers draw upon decades of experience in servicing waste management equipment enabling them to tackle any job – guaranteeing a timely solution and complete satisfaction at an affordable price.  Over the past 20 years, our longstanding commitment to delivering a quality service at a great price has enabled us to build strong relationships with high profile clients across a range of sectors. We’re committed to providing unrivaled customer service and finding the right solution for your business – that’s why we have so many satisfied customers!

No matter where you purchased your equipment from we’ll be able to service it for you. Speak to us today about your specific requirements and we’ll advise the best solution to ensure your Compactors are maintained and fully serviced.

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Affordable Compactor Servicing

We offer excellent value for money.

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Highly Reviewed

We consistently receive amazing feedback.

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Certified Engineers

All of our engineers are highly trained and certified.

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Nationwide Coverage

Strategically placed engineers enable us to offer nationwide coverage.

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All Work Guaranteed

All replacement parts are covered by a manufacturer's guarantee.


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