News & Information

Company and industry news as well as new products and services the Chute Doctor is offering.

What's New

New Corporate Headquarters!

07/15/2013
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ChuteDr.com helps you keep your appointments

02/28/2012
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Chute Systems Dropped by Century Chutes

02/28/2012
Mr. Denny Price, President of Century Chutes, announced in a phone call today that Century Chutes has dropped Chute Systems Inc.,...Read More Bullet

Chute Doctor Carries Parts for Architectural Refuse Solutions Products

02/28/2012
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Garden Communities Chooses ChuteDr

02/28/2012
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Prolitec Selects The Chute Doctor as Western States Certified Service Provider

02/28/2012
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Manfactured Specialties Recomends The Chute Doctor

02/28/2012
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New Customers Receive Discount Coupon

02/28/2012
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Trash Chute Fire Causes Evacuation

02/28/2012
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Information Bulletin From Farmers Insurance

Farmers Insurance produced this bulletin about waste chutes and fire safety. It covers some of the important aspects of chute installation and maintenance.


New Products


24vac Electrical Interlock Replacement Door Control Panel

Western Chutes replacement intake door 24vac electrical interlock standard control panel. Requires user to press button while opening the door. Read More  Bullet

Health & Fire Safety

The Effects of Bacterial Pathogens on Humans

The following are just some of the common bacteria and the effects they can have on people. For more information about chute-related health issues, please visit our Health & Fire Safety page.

  • Salmonella: Bacterial Diarrheal illness, can cause Typhoid Fever
  • E. Coli 0157: Lethal pneumonia, Diarrheal illness, urinary tract infections.
  • Shigella Dysentery: Infection of large intestine causing ulceration.
  • Legionella: Pneumonia, Pontiac fever, Legionaires' Disease.
  • Listeria Mono Cytogenes: Attacks people with pre-existing conditions (cirrhosislymphomas and solid tumors, AIDS and cancer therapies) also Meningitis.
  • Aeromonas Hydrophilia: Diarrheal illnesses, open wound infections.