Should Single Use Plastic Be Banned – Yes Says One Country!

When you think about the small Pacific Ocean island nation of Vanuatu – you may think of amazing golden beaches, crystal seas and natural wonder. All those things would be correct – but the island nation is also at the forefront of the global debate on should single use plastic be banned or not.     In our regular blogs we have covered the dangers of plastic and the terrible…

Recycle Bin: Could You Win The Waste Collection Lottery?

Recycle bin: When we say recycling ideas – do you think of using the same idea over and over again (i.e. recycling!) or do you think of coming up with new ideas to boost recycling. Well in this case, thankfully we are talking about a really new and fresh idea.   Much of modern startup sector thinking is applying great ideas to new areas – i.e. like crowd sourcing etc….

Waste Management In Sydney Australia: How Technology Will Improve Your Service

Waste management in Sydney Australia: we have all read about “disruption” impacting many traditional industries from of course taxis with Uber to SaaS based IT packages meaning the end of expensive mainframes and servers for companies. We cover in this blog some of the trends influencing waste management in Sydney Australia.   The world of waste management is seeing lots of new entrants every year – with ideas such as…

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…