How Long Does It Take For Plastic To Decompose?

Unless you have been hiding away and not reading any newspapers or websites in recent years – you will know that waste and recycling is becoming ever more important as national questions. How Long Does It Take For Plastic To Decompose – may sound like a simple question – but it has huge impacts on government policy – regarding the best way to deal with plastic waste – and how…

Increase Recycling Rates: 5 Easy Ways To Increase Recycling Awareness

Many individuals are unaware that humans produce 3000 million tonnes of plastics per year, approximately 5 million tonnes will end up in our oceans. The importance of increasing recycling rates is essential as this ongoing issue impacts our environment and well-being.     There are many ways to increase recycling awareness, even the smallest changes have a massive impact on the environment. I will start by listing 5 simple changes…

Rubbish Removal Australia: Focusing Staff On The Environment

Rubbish removal Australia: in 2019, more and more people are focused on doing the right thing by the environment as general awareness about the issues of plastic pollution, the shortcomings of recycling – and the sheer amount of rubbish we produce in Australia increases.   You only have to look at your Facebook or LinkedIn feed to see how often environmental activities and interests appear.   Of course, Waster is…

Environmental Consultants Sydney: How They Can Help Your Business

Environmental consultants Sydney: Mr Waster attended the annual waste industry jamboree in Sydney today at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo which runs for two days in August at the Sydney Showgrounds in the Sydney Olympic Park.     As an aside – considering all the talk recently about how Olympic cities let their facilities crumble post the games, it was nice to see the Sydney facilities looking excellent and…

How To Reduce Packaging Waste – Does Food Waste Packaging Need To Be Plastic

Is there anything more annoying and foolish in the world than creating a problem – that does not need to be there. When we spend so much time discussing in our blogs ideas on how to reduce packaging waste – or better methods to recycle it – should we not simply ask – do we need plastic food packaging waste at all?     If you are like me –…

Plastic Pollution: How Many Animals Die From Plastic Pollution Each Year

Plastic pollution in our oceans and seas: if you read our blogs on a regular basis (and we hope you do) – you will be under no doubt that we are very concerned amount the horrific scale of plastic pollution in the ocean and waterways worldwide.     We have covered many aspects of the plastic pollution fiasco from:   – Why globally we only recycle a small proportion of…

What Is Waste Management?: We Ask Where Real Solutions Begin

What Is Waste Management?: there is an old saying in medicine that prevention is better than cure. Of course this saying makes sense intuitively and we can extrapolate it to many varying fields. Whereas in medicine, prevention may cover topics such as eating a healthy diet, taking exercise etc – in waste management, the very name of the industry raises questions. Waste management generally assumes the waste has already been…

Recycling Adelaide: How To Really Encourage People To Recycle

Recycling Adelaide: as business owners we often really understand the benefits of recycling for the environment, our business reputation and of course because recycling can usually be cheaper than dumping in general waste bin hire – especially for simple and common services such as cardboard and paper recycling or yellow bin commingled recycling.   In this blog we cover some simple techniques to help you get the point across to…

Carbon Footprint Waste Management: Can Waste Management Reduce Carbon Footprint

Carbon footprint waste management: many industries and consumer goods sectors are seeing increased drive towards the goal of carbon neutral services or at least offsetting the carbon and green house gas impact of commercial activities.   We are getting used to seeing ads on websites such as airlines when we book our flight tickets or even hotel bookings. The growth in the sector is even leading to concepts such as…

Burning Plastic Waste – Incineration – Is It A Good Or Bad Idea?

There is an old saying in golf and life – that you have to play the ball where it lies. This means that we can not imagine we are in another place or situation – we have to act on the current circumstances. Burning plastic waste through incineration plants is back on the potential policy agenda in Australia and many other countries.   We ask today is that a good…