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…

Waste Management Compost: Should We Use Our Trash As Fertiliser?

In light of the ongoing recycling crisis in Australia – some councils and State Governments are again talking about using waste management compost – i.e. basically using treated general waste from commercial and council red bins as compost – for many purposes.   In today’s blog – we will cover that issue – and ask is it a good idea – and is it something we actually want to be…

Plastic Roads Australia: Is The Use Of Plastic In Road Construction Smart?

We have covered in previous blogs how countries overseas such as the first plastic road in India have been pioneers in roads made from plastic waste. This trend is now in Australia – with the first plastic roads Australia being trialled in Tasmania.     In today’s blog – we will ask whether plastic road construction is actually a good idea – or is it just delaying a problem for…

General rubbish removal: What Waste Collection Will Look Like in 2025

General rubbish removal: a smart person once told me that you know you are getting old when everything seemed to happen 20 years ago – and when you can not believe what year football players were born in! When you think the Prime Minister looks young – you really are getting old! Waster likes to keep our readers ahead of the curve and offer then the latest waste and recycling…

Can You Recycle Aluminium Foil In 2019 – And Help the Environment?

Can You Recycle Aluminium Foil?: One of my favourite American pronunciations of a normal word is aluminum for aluminium i.e. like a -luh-min-num”. It is up there with a pant suit, sidewalk and a jello sandwich for me (I wore a leisure suit whilst eating a peanut butter and jello hogie on the sidewalk then filled my automobile with gas!). Anyway – back to the task in hand. It is…

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)…