Restaurant Waste Management: What Can Be Learned From Cruise Ships

You may be interested to know – or quite possible not interested at all – that your writer was recently on holiday on a cruise ship from Sydney to the amazing South Pacific. Ok – probably not interested. This trip made me think of a couple of things – one; how amazing our oceans are, two; how is the waste treated and three; what could be learned for restaurant waste…

Plastic Bag Recycling: How To Recycle Soft Plastics!

In commercial waste management – one of the trickiest waste streams to find  a solution for is plastic bag recycling. When we say plastic bag recycling – this includes soft plastics such a wrap, cling film and plastic shopping bags such as provided by shops.   In today’s blog – we cover some of the potential solutions for these bags – and also why they should not be included in…

Business Waste Management Australia: Why Keeping It Simple Is So Important!

When a business starts thinking about their waste management plan – and what recycling rates they can achieve – they often shoot for the sky. In today’s blog we want to cover a brief outline of what can be achieved realistically using business waste management Australia services and some pointers on how best to reach your objectives. Whilst not arguing that you should aim for lower levels of recycling –…

What Really Can Go In Your Business Recycling Waste Bins?

If you are a regular reader of our blogs – you will know that we often promote the easiest recycling options first. This (for most businesses) is usually a cardboard recycling service first and then commingled recycling waste bins as a second step. A commingled bin (the yellow bin in Australian recycling colours) is a very versatile that can take varied packaging such as bottles and cans as well as…

What Do You Hate Throwing In Your General Waste Bin Collection?

At waster.com.au – we love to find ways to help small businesses reduce their waste going to landfill in their general waste bin collection. We do this by helping them arrange low cheap recycling bins services that can save them money and of course also help the environment.   In today’s blog – we asked some business owners and managers – “what do you hate throwing away in general waste…

Should A Business Buy Its Own Commercial Garbage Bins?

When you are opening a business – you may be asking yourself whether you should buy your own commercial garbage bins – or whether the waste management business that you are signing up with will provide their own bins. In today’s short blog – we will run through some of the things you should think about when buying bins and if it is the right choice for you.   Waster…

What Every Business Owner Should Know About Your Cafe Grease Trap!

If there is one thing all Aussies can agree on – it is that coffee is becoming a key component of our day to day rituals and lifestyle. Whether you favour a long black, a flat white or something that bit more fancy – most of us start our day with a coffee. In today’s blog we will cover what every cafe owner or manager should know about their cafe…

Waste Management Costs: What Can A Small Business Expect To Pay?

Waste Management Costs: have you ever watched that old TV show Antiques Roadshow -where no matter what family heirloom people are talking about – all they really want to know is what it costs.   In today’s blog – we will get straight to the point – and cover what waste management costs a small business can expect to pay. We will cover two business types – an office based…

Waste Removal Business: What Can We Learn From The Best In The World?

Waste Removal Business: when you are starting any endeavour – such as exercise or starting a business – checking out what the best of the best do is very important. It gives you a great insight into what can be achieved – and sometimes can set out some steps to help you replicate some of that good work. In today’s blog – we want to look at the country widely…

Small Business Waste Management: ACCC Rules On Waste Services

Small Business Waste Management: the waste and recycling industry has had a lot of bad press in recent months such as the Four Corners expose (see our blog on waste collection service) of practises in the New South Wales disposal industry. Recently – major small business waste management provider JJ Richards has seen its contracts investigated by the ACCC and a ruling has been made in the last few weeks….