Web-Based Cart Management: Overcoming Technology Barrier Myths

The right Web-based software will not only streamline your service operations and improve your bottom line, but it will also prepare your business for what’s to come. Cascade's Director of Technology and Information Management, Mark Harvey, expands on the benefits of using today's technology to manage your inventory and services, while expelling the myths of how software can be too difficult to work with...


Cascade's Keller wins Spirit of Michigan Award

Fred Keller, the founder, CEO and chair of injection molder Cascade Engineering Inc., has been named the winner of the 2013 Spirit of Michigan Award. Watch his TEDx Grand Rapids speech, "Why Business? Why Now?"


Pay-As-You-Throw, RFID-based program provides disincentive for waste production

Cascade Engineering recently announced that its partnership between its subsidiary Cascade Cart Solutions and the City of Grand Rapids to implement an innovative refuse and recycling collection system has received a “Green Award” presented by RFID Journal. The honour highlighted Grand Rapids’ fundamental transformation of its solid waste management system with the goal of improving environmental performance...


Cascade Engineering to Introduce The Bear Cart™ at WASTECON® 2013

New Customizable Trash Cart Built to Keep Trash In and Animals Out


RFID Green Award: The Economic Benefits of Going Green

The city and residents of Grand Rapids, Mich., are benefiting from RFID-based recycling and garbagecollection solutions.


City of Grand Rapids, Cascade Engineering Partner in Green Award

City honored for use of RFID-enabled recycling and refuse-collection system


Cascade is Awarded National Cooperative Contract for Refuse and Recycling Products and Equipment by the NJPA

Vendor Awarded NJPA National Contract for Recycling Solutions with Related Equipment, Accessories, Supplies and Services. NJPA contract #020613-CEI was recently awarded by the NJPA Board of Directors under the category of “Recycling Solutions with Related Equipment, Accessories, Supplies and Services.” NJPA contracts are nationally solicited, competitively bid and awarded on behalf of NJPA current and potential government and education member agencies.


Our Impact with The Pink Cart™

Over 70,000 Pink Carts sold and $300,000+ in contributions to the American Cancer Society to raise Breast Cancer awareness.


What 'PAYT' means for Grand Rapids trash customers

An innovative Pay-As-You-Throw program is implemented in the City of Grand Rapids utilizing Cascade SmartCarts®, equipped with Xtreme RFID tags, and Capturit® onboard truck systems to charge residents for refuse collection only when their cart is presented at the curb and emptied. Collection fees are based on refuse cart size to align fees charged with the cost of service.


TEDxGR 2012 - Jo-Anne Perkins and Cascade Engineering - What Now?

TEDxGR features Vice President of Environmental Systems and Services, Jo-Anne Perkins, as she discusses her ‘What Now’ moment at Cascade Engineering.