Category: Environment

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…

Recycling Plan For Australia: Is Australia Putting Together A Waste Strategy

In recent weeks we have seen some really positive steps as regards recycling plan improvements in Australia such as Coles and Woolworths ending the usage of single use plastic bags in their stores. Initiative such as this will have a very large and visible impact very soon.   With consumer groups as well as major corporates finally making moves to reduce their environmental impact – we ask has any progress…

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…

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…

Waste Services For Cafes: How Two Cafes Can Pay Very Different Amounts

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     A great source…

Waste Management Adelaide: Waste Collection in Australia’s Greenest City

Waste Management Adelaide: One thing that is always clear when you speak to Adelaide people, is how proud they are of the pristine environment in South Australia and their environmental commitment.   Mr Waster was reading an interesting article recently that ranks Adelaide as the greenest large city in Australia.   Waster provides low cost and flexible (i.e. 30 day agreements and an end to lock in contracts and unexpected…

Rubbish Service: How A Slower Approach To Recycling Is Giving Results!

When we talk about improvements in rubbish service and waste management – we often focus on technology and improvements in processes – and everything is focused around speed and machinery.   In today’s blog – we take a look at a very different but highly effective rubbish service. This service is one where slowness is more important than speed – but it is having such great success that whole towns…