Landfill Australia: What You Need To Know About Australian Waste

Landfill Australia: What is a landfill? Is it really helpful for the environment? In this blog, we will tackle all of these and more.     Basically, a landfill is a place wherein waste is disposed of by the process of burying it and covering it over with soil. Its main purpose is to seclude it from the environment, therefore avoiding contamination.   In Australia, around 600 officially registered landfills…

Recycling Separation Process ♻️ – It’s Not That Complicated!

Recycling separation process ♻️: As a normal human being, it can be so hard to sort rubbish. You sometimes can’t tell if this stuff is recyclable or not. Machinery is not exempted from this, as they also have trouble sorting out if an item is recyclable or not. As a result, many countries have low recycling rates. The Earth surely suffers from this, especially with plastics roaming around the world,…

Lego Recycling Australia: Are They Recyclable Or Go To Landfill?

Lego recycling Australia: Who doesn’t love Legos, right? Kids and adults alike still play with this worldwide popular toy today.     Invented in 1932, all people still regard it as the most famous toy of all time. According to their official website, Lego comes from the Danish words “leg” and “godt”, which when put together, means “play well.”   According to Time Magazine, Legos are the number 1 most influential…

How To Recycle Plastic Drinking Straws: An Effort To Save The Earth

How to recycle plastic drinking straws: Single-use plastic drinking straws have become far too rampant in the world’s oceans.     In Australia alone, people use 10 million straws every day, which then adds up to 3.5 billion a year.   Approximately 8 million tonnes of plastic drinking straws go to the oceans, pestering the aquamarine environment.   Now you might be thinking “Can plastic straws be recycled in Australia?”…

Contaminated Waste Disposal: And Why Recycling Contamination Matters!

Contaminated Waste Disposal: If fines of up to $500 dollars won’t make you rethink the next time you unwittingly throw something away, nothing will!   This goes to show that the cost impact of contaminated waste is literally at your own disposal – if not, may currently be hidden from your view.     We all know what happens to trash eventually. Waste destinations include landfills, waste-to-energy plants, recyclables and…

Economic Value Of Waste: How To Maximize The Value Of Waste!

Economic Value Of Waste: Whereas the average Swede sends 3 kg of waste to landfills each year, the average Australian sends 1 tonne!   Since the industrial revolution, waste has been a major environmental issue worldwide.   At the same time, humankind has been following a linear model of production and consumption.   A model which not only limits sustainability, but also limits environment-friendly waste products.   These waste products are…

Waste Management And Technology: Automated Waste Collection Systems

Waste Management And Technology: The dawn of automation is upon us begging the question – how smart are your smart bins?   Revolutionizing ways we monitor, manage and collect waste materials and recyclables are technological enhancements to waste bins – or “smart bins”.     Gradually paving the way to more efficient, cost-wise and stress-free waste removal systems.   The assumption can be made that organic waste is not harmful,…

Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable?: And What You Knead To Know!

Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable?: We all want to do the right thing when it comes to recycling.   But unfortunately some items aren’t as easy to recycle – and pizza boxes are one of these.     You may be unaware that your favourite pizza and the box that it comes with are an unlikely pairing.   Here’s why – pizza boxes, for the most part, are made of corrugated cardboard….

Effects Of Microbeads On The Environment: Worldwide Impact And Damage!

Effects Of Microbeads On The Environment: Whoever says “what you do not know cannot hurt you” – is about to be blown off of their seat!   An increasing number of studies demonstrated evidences of harmful effects caused by everyday products such as toothpaste and facial wash – so read up to know more.     Plastic pollution is an issue many of us are now highly aware of.  …

Are Baby Wipes Recyclable?: And What Alternatives You Should Consider!

Are Baby Wipes Recyclable?: You may think that you’re too old to take “baby” steps – pun intended – but think again!   Today, we focus our attention on how the humble wet wipe adversely affects not just you, but your communities and wider environment as well.     Most importantly, we will dive into alternative solutions on how to combat increasing number of waste materials in general  – and…