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waste industry


Unpredictable loads. Harsh environments. Unstable underfoot conditions. In an industry that’s tough on equipment, you’re tougher—and with Caterpillar at your side, you’re up for any challenge. Our equipment is ready-made for waste applications. With our extensive history in the industsry, we have dedicated waste experts who can share their know-how with you. We have insights that can help you make strides toward meeting sustainability goals and increasing the safety of the crew on your sites. As always, our dealers are at the ready with parts, service and repair options to keep your operation flowing.


Our waste experts helped Athens Services right-size its equipment fleet. See how our recommendations led to improved efficiency and greater productivity for this California-based waste processor.


Mark Neblett, Executive Director at Bi-County Solid Waste Management in Clarksville, TN relies on Cat products to keep his landfills sustainable and profitable. Hear about their improved compaction rates, equipment durability and more.

Athens Services Testimonial: Cat® Waste Products
Cat® Products Improving Efficiency throughout the Waste Industry

816 Landfill Compactor

Featuring improved guarding, up to 12% less maintenance and enhanced operator comfort, the Cat® 816 delivers more productivity throughout the day. This machine can keep up with the demands of the landfill as it's designed to protect key components and systems from damage, debris, chemicals, wear and more. 

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816 Landfill Compactor

920 Compact Wheel Loader

You get big options with this small loader. Packed with a C3.6 engine, the 920 offers a Cat optimized Z-bar loader linkage to combine the efficiency of a traditional Z-bar with tool carrier capabilities. This gives you great performance and versatility. 

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920 compact wheel loader hauling waste

D7 Waste Handler

Put work into high drive with the Cat D7. The heavier frame means serious durability for your waste applications. The D7 comes at you with more weight, more horsepower and bigger blades, letting you move more material in less time. 

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D7 at landfill

963 Track Loader

Loading, sorting, pushing, excavating, spreading cover — the Cat 963 can do it all. Lower ground pressure and better traction mean you can put this versatile loader to work in all kinds of ground conditions. Plus, the 963 is easy to operate, simple to maintain and fuel-efficient for a more productive, profitable day's work. 

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963 Track Loader

Landfill Solutions

Waste Transfer Stations/ MRFs


What's the right mix of machines for your landfill? It depends on a number of factors—including the type of landfill you operate and where you are in its lifecycle. We're here with a complete line of purpose-built equipment to meet your unique needs, all designed to help you operate efficiently, safely and cost-effectively.


Selecting the right machine requires understanding its specific capabilities, as well as identifying how much material it can handle and how fast it can operate. We'll help you choose from our full line of equipment—purpose-built for efficient, cost-effective performance in transfer stations and material recovery facilities.

Put 45+ Years of Industry Know-How to Work For You

Put 45+ Years of Industry Know-How to Work For You

Maximum compaction. Lowest cost per ton. All-day availability. You expect a lot from your landfill equipment, and we're ready to deliver the results you demand—with a variety of solutions to help you be more competitive every day.


We are proud to work with the professionals at the Solid Waste Association of North America in their commitment to advance waste management to resource management. Caterpillar serves as the SWANA safety ambassador, ensuring association members have access to the latest safety resources and trainings. 


When you need machines that will tackle anything you throw at them, you need Cat landfill compactors. For 45+ years, they've led the industry in reliable, durable performance over multiple lifetimes. Our latest models give you even more.

Compactor at landfill


With Caterpillar, you get more than products, you get a partner committed to your success. Find ideas on how to optimize your machines and your budgets.



Whether you’re building our communities, harnessing Cat powered equipment for a variety of needs or mining materials that keep our world working—a Customer Value Agreement (CVA) helps you get the most from your equipment and your business.

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Buying Options 

Buy new or used, rent or lease. You can get equipment your way with buying options.

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Job Site Solutions

Caterpillar's Job Site Solutions Fleet Management team can partner with you to help manage equipment from acquisition and fleet maintenance, to productivity and operator efficiency, to resale and disposal, freeing you to run and operate your fleet with less worry and more efficiency.

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Cat Filters and Fluids 

From unique design to proven results, Cat filters and fluids deliver industry-leading protection for your Cat equipment. 

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