Author: Lisa

Waste Management Fees: How Much Is Your Bin Expense Increasing Every Year?

If you are a smart business owner – getting the best priced services is vital to your ongoing profitability and business survival. Waste management fees can represent a sizeable cost for many businesses – and so it is prudent to keep a close eye on how much you are paying.   In today’s blog – we cover the annual increase in pricing – and ask what sort of price increase…

Plastic Bag Waste: Are Consumers Ready for The Plastic Bag Ban in Supermarkets?

We have been talking about plastic bag waste in many of our blogs – due to the sheer volume of single use plastics ending up in landfill or in our environment like rivers and oceans.   Today is a momentous day – as major national supermarket chain will no longer offer single use plastic shopping bags to customers. This is expected to have a huge impact on plastic bag waste…

Waste Disposal Melbourne: Why You Need Cheap, Reliable Services

Waste disposal Melbourne: Melbourne is famous for numerous things such as sports, coffee, cultural life etc  – and they all add up to make the Victorian capital one of the most liveable large cities in the world (Melbourne has been ranked the worlds most liveable city for EIU for the sixth consecutive year in 2016.) Of course, to keep the city so clean and pleasant, a high quality sanitation and waste…

Burning Rubbish: Why Can You Not Simply Burn Trash In Your Garden?

In a recent blog we covered the topic of burning rubbish – i.e. whether incineration on a huge, industrial scale could be a key part of waste management strategies in the future.   This topic comes up again and again – and some countries are really pro incineration – such as Sweden and Japan (who are currently burning rubbish equivalent to 90% of total volumes). Sweden is so keen on…

Reduce Trash – How Much Waste Can We Reduce By Using Reusable Shopping Bags?

Sometimes it sounds really difficult to significantly reduce trash and actually make an impact. The problem can seem too big to even approach and we lose confidence in recycling.   In today’s blog we will look at one simple change that everyone can make to reduce trash in their everyday life – and look at some interesting figures.   Plastic bags are one of the most common items in modern…

Waste Incineration: Could Burning Rubbish Be Good For Australia?

In mid 2018 – it is widely understood that the Australian waste management sector is in turmoil due to new restrictions in exporting recycling commodities. In today’s blog – we take a new look at whether waste incineration – basically burning trash has any part to play in the future of waste collection in this country.   In the world of reducing waste – the best thing is to reduce…

Waste Minimization: Lets Remove Plastic From Common Items – And Boost Recycling

Waste minimization is a process – and can not be achieved in one day. In 2018 – one of the biggest issues in boosting recycling is that plastic is present in a whole range of items that you would not always expect.   If you watched the ABC TV show on the waste industry called “War On Waste” you will be aware of the huge issues caused by takeaway coffee…

Trash Collection: Will This Approach To Clean Up Our Oceans Actually Work?

Trash collection: if you are a regular reader of our blogs – you will be more than aware of the ongoing and worsening rubbish and pollution issue in the Pacific Ocean  -known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.   This huge area of floating rubbish and mostly plastic is caused by a number of factors:   – A lack of proper and modern trash collection services in many countries  …

Newcastle Rubbish Removal: It Can’t Be That Simple Can It?

Newcastle rubbish removal: Mr Waster is currently planning his summer holiday and he is thinking of the Newcastle, New South Wales area (which in a round about way leads to this blog topic).   As he lives in Sydney – a trip to Newcastle is nice and easy and he can enjoy the amazing area including the Hunter Valley, Port Stephens and of course the lovely town of Newcastle itself….