Category: Innovations

Upcycling: Is This The New Face Of Recycling And Smart Waste Services?

We have covered the assorted challenges and issues that waste management and recycling industries are facing in Australia and worldwide. In today’s blog – we ask could the latest trend of upcycling be the solution for our problems.   The major issue with recycling in Australia is that there are limited takers of recycled products in this country. This is due to the long term decline of manufacturing and heavy…

Waste Minimization: Lets Remove Plastic From Common Items – And Boost Recycling

Waste minimization is a process – and can not be achieved in one day. In 2018 – one of the biggest issues in boosting recycling is that plastic is present in a whole range of items that you would not always expect.   If you watched the ABC TV show on the waste industry called “War On Waste” you will be aware of the huge issues caused by takeaway coffee…

Trash Collection: Will This Approach To Clean Up Our Oceans Actually Work?

Trash collection: if you are a regular reader of our blogs – you will be more than aware of the ongoing and worsening rubbish and pollution issue in the Pacific Ocean  -known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.   This huge area of floating rubbish and mostly plastic is caused by a number of factors:   – A lack of proper and modern trash collection services in many countries  …

Green Company: Would You Pay A Bit More For An Environmentally Responsible Provider?

Green company: Many of Waster’s customers have a real focus on waste and recycling and a desire to be a really green company.   This is an excellent mindset for any business – but sometimes we wonder do competitors cut corners regarding the environment and hence boost profits. It is sometimes our suspicion that less scrupulous companies make more money that the green company down the road.   In today’s…

Gold Coast Rubbish Removal: The Gold Medal For Recycling

Gold Coast Rubbish Removal: Mr Waster is looking forward to the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast next year – and his kids are certainly excited about it! Thinking of which events to see made me think about who are the champions of recycling and waste management in Australia and internationally.   The question is “who would you give a gold medal to for their environmental performance – or who…

Newcastle Rubbish Removal: It Can’t Be That Simple Can It?

Newcastle rubbish removal: Mr Waster is currently planning his summer holiday and he is thinking of the Newcastle, New South Wales area (which in a round about way leads to this blog topic).   As he lives in Sydney – a trip to Newcastle is nice and easy and he can enjoy the amazing area including the Hunter Valley, Port Stephens and of course the lovely town of Newcastle itself….

Garbage Recycling: Can We Use Waste Plastic To Build Better Roads?

In recent blogs – we have covered the developing waste and recycling crisis in Australia as China is no longer prepared to process the garbage recycling that we send to them each year.   The clampdown by China on low quality recycling products – means that Australia (and many other countries) need to find a sustainable processing system and output for the garbage recycling collected.   About Waster:   Waster…

Rubbish Removal Hobart: What You Need To Know But Are Afraid To Ask

Rubbish removal Hobart: admittedly that headline is a bit over the top – but it is a bit of fun if nothing more.   However, by asking some questions you can always greatly benefit your business by boosting recycling, cutting your waste management costs and getting much greater business flexibility.   After all Hobart and Tasmania are famed for the clean and pristine environment and the local council is putting…

Waste Collection Sydney: An Alternative Solution For The Future?

Waste collection Sydney: we have covered how landfills are the end destination for general waste in Sydney (and across Australian cities) and have discussed the increasing costs associated with disposal at landfill  – through government levies and shortage of landfill space accessible to our major metros.   In this blog we look at the alternative treatment of waste incineration – which is popular in many countries around the world.  …