Figure 1-1. Front-loading compactor vehicle emptying a self-loading container.
(b) Side-loading compactor trucks (see figure 1-2) can collect from bulk
containers, but they are mainly used for manual loading. The solid waste is loaded from
hand containers (garbage cans, plastic bags) in the front left or right side and
compacted as in front loaders.
Figure 1-2. Side-loading compactor vehicle.