What Can Be Recycled?: How Packaging Can Make Recycling Tricky

What Can Be Recycled?: at Waster we promote recycling all different types of waste for a number of reasons – firstly – it is good for the environment, and it can usually save customers significant amounts of money (this is due to the valuable commodities such as cardboard, plastic and metal being recycled and sold on to end users – that certainly is much better than being disposed of in…

Resource Recovery Centre: How Materials Are Recycled From Waste

Resource Recovery Centre: if you have been procuring commercial waste management or recycling services for any period of time, you will have heard varying and competing claims by waste companies as to how they will recycle your waste and how they are more environmentally friendly than other operators(with better facilities etc). Today we will walk through some of the types of resource recovery centre and MRF ( Materials Recovery Facilities)…

Business Recycling Collection: New Initiative To Boost Recycling Of Bottles And Cans

Business Recycling Collection: Waster is also keen to promote new ways for businesses to boost their recycling (reducing general waste contents) and also decrease their costs for waste management.   At the end of the day – having a double benefit such as reducing costs and also boosting environmental performance is a great outcome. We often promote commingled recycling as a business recycling collection service (i.e. the yellow recycling bins…

Commingled Recycling: Why Commingled Bin Is Key To Recycling 2018

Commingled recycling: Waster is a big advocate for using commingled bins in many circumstances and argues they can be a key step in helping you business boost its overall recycling and cost minimisation performance.   Commingled recycling bin – what exactly is it? Commingled recycling is one of the most versatile waste management services currently available in Australia as many differing items can be accepted in the waste commingled bin….

Zero Waste Restaurant: How To Reduce Waste Spend In Pubs & Clubs

Zero waste restaurant: as the weekend approaches – especially this weekend for the footy finals, many Australians will be planning on meeting friends and family in their local pub or club for a drink, a game of bowls or a family meal.   Restaurants, clubs and the local pub are central to Australian life for many, and it is good news that they can really easily reduce their spend on…

Office Recycling Bins: Are You Ready To Be A Green Office (Infographic)

During the working week many of us spend our time in a commercial office – whether we like it or not.  Environmental awareness and focus on reducing pollution and waste going to landfill is a very noble aim and hence optimising office recycling bins is a really good idea. The good news is that reducing your waste going to landfill will also benefit your corporate bottom line by boosting profits!…

Retail Waste Management: Tips For Waste And Recycling For Shops

Retail waste management: the Australian retail sector has gone through some tough years with the global financial crisis and reduced consumer sentiment as well as the increase in ordering online through companies like Amazon.   However, retail and shopping is still the backbone of the economy and with the diverse range of good sold and shops – it thankfully will always remain so. In this short blog we cover some…

Recycling Depot: Why A Trip To The Recycling Facility Is Worth It

Recycling depot: as busy people sometimes we may think “is the effort we put into recycling really all worth it?”.   Waster (as you will know if you are a regular reader of our blogs is committed to recycling as it helps the environment and lowers costs for smart customers.   You can check out all our recycling services and prices online such as cardboard recycling, commingled recycling etc by…

Rubbish Collection Brisbane: New Program To Boost Recycling

Rubbish Collection Brisbane: we are big fans at Waster for reducing costs from waste collection and also boosting recycling – these double benefits can often go hand in hand.   In this blog, we will cover the new Queensland Government plans to boost cans and container recycling that will be implemented from 2018.   These schemes are quite like the long standing programs in South Australia (in place since the…

Integrated Waste Services: How Much Waste Does Australia Produce?

Integrated Waste Services: when you put your rubbish and recycling out for collection each week you my often wonder will your waste actually fit inside your bin! This got Mr Waster thinking – how much waste is produced by the average Australian every year?   Waster offers low cost intergrated waste services and recycling to small and medium Australian businesses – based on flexible 30 day agreements and a real…