Standard Chute

Garbage chutes can be installed in

  • Residential, commercial buildings and malls.
  • In any duct, common lobbies, landings, staircase mid-landings, utility ducts, dry balconies and kitchens.
  • If on floor level, Intake Hoppers shall be at every floor level
  • If at mid-landing, Intake Hopper shall be at alternate floor level

Advantages of Garbage Chutes

  • Facilitates total building garbage collection at one single point
  • Garbage disposal with ease & utmost hygiene
  • Reduces Power consumption
  • "Dry" & "Wet" garbage separate collection possible
  • Widely used all over the world
  • Reduces manpower

Salient features of Horizon Chutes

  • Manufactured & Installed as per BS 1703:2005, NFPA 82, IS 6924:2001 and NBC 2005.
  • Weather proof Stainless Steel construction.
  • Sanitation system for internal cleaning of chutes.
  • Cleaning operation by control panel in garbage room
  • Disinfectants can be sprayed
  • Exhaust system to give minimum 20-40 air changes/hr
  • Intake Hoppers are 900 minute fire rated as per UL Label 10B
  • Auto closing Intake Hoppers
  • Discharge end fire door.
  • Available in different sizes

Selection of Chute Diameter

Type of building Garbage chute dia
Residential 450/600 mm
Commercial 600 mm
Malls 750 mm
Hotels / Hospitals 750 mm

Hopper Size for Std. Chutes

Chute Diameter Hopper Size
Bottom Pivoted
450mm (18") Type. Size 12" X 15"
Max Size 12" X 15"
600mm (24") Type. Size 15" X 18"
Max Size 18" X 18"
750mm (30") Type. Size 21" X 21"
Max Size 24" X 24"
Mfg. as per BS 1703:2005, NFPA 82, IS 6924:2001 and NBC 2005

Material of Construction

  • Stainless Steel SS 430 / SS 304
  • Fiber, Plastic chutes are not allowed considering fire hazard, as per S/NFPA Codes.

Intake Hoppers

  • Top opening, bottom pivoted hopper for Garbage chute
  • 90 minute fire rated as per Underwriters Laboratory (UL) USA
  • As per UL Label 10B. Max. Temperature rise of 1210 C in 30 min. (of unexposed surface)
  • Fire rating complies with National Building Code 2005, clause


  • Removes foul smell and gases generated and Exhaust above roof level
  • Installed at roof level, operated by control Panel

Sanitation System - Heart of Chute

  • Cleans the chute from inside & maintain hygiene.
  • Installed at roof level & Operated by Control panel in the garbage room.
  • 1200 solid cone profile discharge sprinklers provided at every intake level.
  • Different sprinkler at every level keeping discharge constant irrespective of changing inlet pressure as per building height
  • 2 minutes of cleaning cycle every day
  • Water and disinfectants are sprayed during cleaning cycle


  • Chute shall directly discharge into trolley or compactor.
  • Diversion shall not to be allowed
  • Discharge end fire cut off door

Garbage Trolley

  • Available in plastics / galvanized steel
  • Std. capacity: - 240 / 330 / 660 / 770 / 1100 liters.

Fire Sprinklers

  • Standard response fire sprinklers of 680 C are provided inside the chute