Waste Industry

Ready for Any Challenge

With Cat® Waste Equipment & Expertise, You're Always Job Ready

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. Our dedicated waste experts stand ready to share their know-how. And our dealers are at the ready with parts, service and repair options to keep your operation flowing.



Why does the largest U.S. waste-by-rail company rely on Cat® equipment to handle millions of tons of waste a year? Joseph Rutigliano of Tunnel Hill Partners offers three simple answers: Performance from the factory. Durability on the job. And product support after the fact.

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Landfill Owner Switches to Cat® Compactor

It took 16 years, but Kenny Burkett of American Waste Control in Oklahoma finally switched from another manufacturer’s machine to a Cat® 836K. Find out what compelled him to make the change and why he believes Cat landfill compactors stand apart from the competition.

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Why spend money to take operators off the job? Because it works. Waste operations that invest in training have the results to prove it. Discover the three big ways it pays them back—and get tips on how to get the most from your training investment.

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Maintenance Practices 101

Operations managers focusing on these three basic maintenance practices tell us they’re reaping big bottom-line benefits in terms of eliminating excessive wear and maximizing machine and component life.

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Maintenance Practices

California Waste Processor Turns to Caterpillar for Solutions

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. 

Extend Landfill Life with K Series Compactors

Industry-leading efficiency. Maximum availability. Simplified service. Totally redesigned operator station. New Cat® K Series Landfill Compactors deliver all that and more—while meeting the latest emissions standards.

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Compaction Technology

Explore five best practices shared by landfill managers.

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Cat Work Tools

Waste Work Tools

In an industry that never quits, Cat waste attachments are built to keep up, delivering safe, stable performance.

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Special Offers

Waste Special Offers

Talk to your local Cat dealer about special financing and insurance offers on waste equipment.

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0% Financing on Work Tools

Work Tools

Enhance your machine's productivity and save with this special 0% for 12 months offer.

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D7E Cuts Fuel Costs

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Financing & Insurance

You can count on Cat Financial to provide the best financial solutions, built just for you.

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Cat® Technology

We are constantly developing and refining advanced technologies to help make your equipment more productive and efficient.

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Connect with the Experts

Connect with the experts. Learn from the experts and get advice from your peers - check out our blogs and online forums.

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Cat® Dealers Make the Difference

Your Cat dealer is committed to maximizing your success, helping you get the most out of your operations with site-level solutions, service and support.

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The Power of Cat® Equipment

While superior quality is easy to see, it's over time and throughout your equipment ownership experience that the superior value of Caterpillar really becomes clear.

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CAT® Product Stories

Learn how customers all over the world are using Cat® products to do great things.

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