Compostable Food Containers In Australia: Compost Food & Container

Compostable food containers By 2025, Australian packaging should either be reusable, compostable or recyclable. Now, what impact does that bring to Australia?     Compostable Food Storage Containers: What Purpose Do They Serve?   Due to the rampant amount of waste produced by food and packaging that goes to landfills, incineration or just straight-up tossed everywhere, the Australian government has made efforts to reduce pollution and implement more effective waste…

Technology To Reduce Waste: Data Analytics Is Driving Better Outcomes

Technology to reduce waste: many people perceive the waste collection industry (not so much the recycling industry (see recycling in Australia) as it has a more modern image) as quite old fashioned, not very technically or IT progressive and maybe not the quickest to adopt new practises. In some ways this is actually true!   However – there are lots of progressive trends impacting the industry also – and Waster…

How To Recycle Plastic Drinking Straws: An Effort To Save The Earth

How to recycle plastic drinking straws: Single-use plastic drinking straws have become far too rampant in the world’s oceans.     In Australia alone, people use 10 million straws every day, which then adds up to 3.5 billion a year.   Approximately 8 million tonnes of plastic drinking straws go to the oceans, pestering the aquamarine environment.   Now you might be thinking “Can plastic straws be recycled in Australia?”…

Plastic Recycling: Options For Businesses To Recycle Plastic

Plastic recycling: many people are pleasantly pleased to find out that we are finally starting to make some real headway in recycling and resource recovery as a society and no longer dump the majority of our waste at landfill. There are increasing opportunities for recycling becoming viable every day and we will touch on some of them here.   In our regular blogs on all things recycling related – we…

Newcastle Waste Disposal: Tips For Saving Money On Business Bins

Newcastle Waste Disposal NSW: at Waster we are all about helping small and medium Aussie businesses reduce their spend on waste and recycling services whilst boosting recycling and your environmental performance.     At the end of the day – when we are talking about business overheads and business costs like electricity, heating, lighting and Newcastle waste disposal for your business – you really need to take a look at…

Economic Value Of Waste: How To Maximize The Value Of Waste!

Economic Value Of Waste: Whereas the average Swede sends 3 kg of waste to landfills each year, the average Australian sends 1 tonne!   Since the industrial revolution, waste has been a major environmental issue worldwide.   At the same time, humankind has been following a linear model of production and consumption.   A model which not only limits sustainability, but also limits environment-friendly waste products.   These waste products are…

Waste Management And Technology: Automated Waste Collection Systems

Waste Management And Technology: The dawn of automation is upon us begging the question – how smart are your smart bins?   Revolutionizing ways we monitor, manage and collect waste materials and recyclables are technological enhancements to waste bins – or “smart bins”.     Gradually paving the way to more efficient, cost-wise and stress-free waste removal systems.   The assumption can be made that organic waste is not harmful,…

Packaging Alternatives To Plastic: Eco-friendly Substitutes For Plastic

Packaging Alternatives To Plastic: Durable, elastic, adaptable and a cheap to produce.   These are but some of the characteristics we automatically credit to plastic – and of course they are pretty much true.     Be that as it may, plastic has – since its inception – become a major scourge of the Earth.   Plastic is very easy and convenient to use, but in today’s day and age…

Waste Collection Service: Four Corners Expose Of Aussie Waste Industry

Waste collection service: the waste industry is certainly paying attention to the hard hitting expose of the Australian waste collection and disposal industries (Trashed: The Dirty Truth About Your Rubbish). The tv show made for pretty interesting viewing for many reasons – you can see the show here on the ABC website.   In this blog post today – we do not intend to discuss any of the issues raised…