Schafer Plastics North AmericaPlastic Refuse and Recycling Collection Containers

Schaefer Plastics North America LLC, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of injection-molded carts designed for curbside collection of municipal solid waste. Schaefer Plastics’ 35-, 65- and 95-gallon carts have been trusted in the industry for quality and longevity for over 30 years and are backed by a ten-year warranty. Additionally, Schaefer Plastics offers a wide range of ancillary products and services for the solid waste industry.

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Our team at Schaefer Plastics North America works closely with OMNIA Partners' local government agencies to bring the latest products and services to constituents across North America, and we take pride in knowing our waste, recycling and organics carts, bins and containers help create cleaner and safer communities. Contact a Regional Sales Manager today to see how Schaefer Plastics can make a difference in your community.

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Available through OMNIA Partners, Schaefer Plastics works with government agencies and municipalities to provide the most innovative waste and recycling solutions.

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Q Series Waste & Recycling Carts 

Get the industry-leading truckload capacity you want with the product integrity you have come to trust. The Q Cart from Schaefer Plastics delivers the quality that your customers expect, while offering our customers more carts in every truckload. Here are its key features:

  • Meets all ANSI standards
  • Non-slip, textured finish on corners for grabber traction
  • Injection molded for maximum strength and durability
  • One-piece high-density polyethylene (HDPE) construction
  • A robust three-point lid attachment with a solid lid axle
  • A four-point wheel axle support structure
  • Dual three-eighths inch wear strips on the exterior base

Waste and Recycling Cart Programs

Our team of waste experts provides a variety of services to meet your waste management needs. Whether you are starting a new program, extending an existing one, or rolling out a new service, Schaefer Plastics offers everything you need for success, including managed assembly and distribution of the carts.

Throughout the assembly and distribution phase, Schaefer Plastics provides daily updates of completion progress, so you always know where your project stands. The assembly and distribution services available include:

  • Offloading of carts at a customer provided staging area
  • Distributing carts to designated addresses based on a customer provided address list
  • Validation of deliveries using a handheld scanner to record cart delivery data and location
  • Attachment of educational or marketing material provided by the customer

Organics Cart

The Organics Carts from Schaefer Plastics empower municipalities with the latest in organics waste cart technology.

Sustainably made in California with 100% recyclable material, these carts are designed with food and yard waste in mind. With an increasing number of states and cities imposing organic waste disposal laws, our Organics Carts make it easy for residents to comply with new regulations. Made with durable high-density polyethylene, these 26- and 35-gallon carts are resistant to punctures and feature a water-tight leak-proof body to cut down on messes.


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