Baler of the month – June – RWM 500

Baler of the month – June – RWM 500

In the next instalment of our regular ‘baler of the month’ feature, we ask Riverside Waste Machinery’s MD Jonathan Oldfield to explain the key features and benefits of the RWM500 mill size baler.

Describe this machine in one sentence:

A powerful mill size baler, capable of producing large bales that maximise revenue yield, load capacities and transport efficiencies.

What type of organisations use it?

This machine is popular with industrial waste contractors and recyclers, however it 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 RWM500 is a highly capable cardboard baler, which can also handle large volumes of paper, plastics and film with ease. 

What bale weights can it achieve?

Bales of up to 550kg.

And the bale dimensions?

1200 x 1500 x 760mm

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:

Robust, secure, durable.

Where can you find out more information about this machine?

By visiting the dedicated RWM500 mill size baler page, reading how retail supply chain specialist Dee Set Complete Retail Solutions has found their investment, 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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