Baler of the month – July – RWM400

Baler of the month – July – RWM400

In this latest instalment of our ‘baler of the month’ feature, we ask Jonathan Oldfield – Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD – to explain the key features and benefits of the RWM400 mill size baler.

Describe this machine in one sentence:

A powerful mill size baler, capable of producing large bales that best utilise full-capacity loads for shipping containers and general flat-bed trailer transportation.

What type of organisations use it?

Popular with recyclers and industrial users alike, this machine is also used by manufacturers, warehouses, distribution outlets, prisons, hotels, and hospitals, to name just a few.

What materials can this waste baler handle?

The RWM400 is a highly capable cardboard baler, which can also handle medium-high volumes of paper, plastics and film.

What bale weights can it achieve?

Bales of up to 450kg.

And the bale dimensions?

1000 x 1200 x 800mm

What consumables are required to produce bales with this machine?

Baling wire would be recommended for this machine, although tape would also be suitable. Both of these are in stock, available in various quantities, and are competitively priced. 

Is a warranty included?

Yes, a 12 month full parts and labour warranty is included as standard, and optional service and maintenance packages are also available.

Describe this machine in 3 words:

Powerful, reliable, durable.

Where can you find out more information about this machine?

By visiting the dedicated RWM400 mill size baler page, reading about how pharmaceutical organisation Pharmacy Plus invested in this baler, or by contacting us directly. People are welcome to call us on 01423 325038 for an informal chat or they can email

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