Category: Environment

Can Polystyrene Be Recycled?: Can I Put Polystyrene In My Recycle Bin?

At Waster – we pride ourselves on helping our small and medium customers boost their recycling and hence save as much money as possible. Some of the most common questions we hear include: Can polystyrene be recycled and can I put polystyrene packaging in my recycle bin. In today’s blog we will cover these questions re can you recycle polystyrene and hopefully give you some food for thought on your…

Waste Recycling – We Take A First Look At New Australian Government Recycling Plan

In recent blogs on the ongoing recycling crisis in Australia – we have called for a national, joined up comprehensive plan to boost waste recycling and deal with our worsening environmental problems. That national plan is here – at least in draft form – and so in today’s blog we will have a quick look through the publicised draft recycling waste improvement suggestions – and see what we think.  …

Recycling Technology Innovation: Can BlockChain And Crypto Help Save The Planet?

In our regular blogs on the world of waste management and recycling – we are always looking for recycling technology innovation and ways that we can help the environment. In today’s blog – we will cover a potential idea – that would have been complete science fiction only a few short years ago.   In a previous blog on blockchain (green business) – we had looked at the huge energy…

Garbage Disposal: Can You Actually Make Money From Your Waste?

If you read our regular blogs and articles on all things waste management and garbage disposal related – you will know that we always promote how recycling and being environmentally minded can actually save your business money – and boost the bottom line.   We have covered how recycling can get you lower costs and potentially rebates for services such as cardboard recycling. We have also seen how organic waste…

Waste Services For Cafes: How Two Cafes Can Pay Very Different Costs (Infographic)

Waste services for cafes: many of our new customers operate in the cafe and restaurant sector and as a new business starting out or small business, costs can be a major concern – as well as staying ethical by emphasising environmental awareness.   We produced the infographic below to show some of what can be achieved by implementing a simple recycling and waste management plan.   In an industry as…

Recycling Facts Australia Needs To Know (Infographic)

Recycling facts Australia: We all know (or at least the vast majority of us do) that recycling is a good thing for the environment. Many people do not know however, that recycling can also save a business money, so it also makes economic sense. But just how important is it? How much of an impact can recycling make? Well, the latest Australian recycling facts and statistics really puts things into…

Can Plastic Be Recycled In Australia? – And A Look At Clean Oceans

I, like many thousands of other people was at the Sydney City2Surf race last Sunday – although I must admit that I was cheering someone on – rather than doing any hard work. I bumped into a very interesting information desk from the Clean Oceans project – which leads to this blog on “can plastic be recycled in Australia”.   The Clean Oceans project is a very worthwhile and ambitious…

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…