Rubbish Truck: A New Generation Of Environmentally Friendly Collections

Rubbish Truck: if you are interested in new environmental technology — you have probably heard that Tesla are soon launching a heavy electronic truck to the market.   You will be used to seeing electronic vehicles driving around our cities over the last few years — and maybe we will get used to electronic trucks also. Tesla expect their trucks to revolutionise heavy goods vehicles as below:   “In addition to consumer vehicles, there are two…

Rubbish Recycling: How Big Businesses Save Big Money!

In our regular blogs on topics like rubbish recycling – we are always talking about how you can save money and boost recycling.   It is this double sided benefit that we believe is really key to helping you get behind recycling and waste reduction.   Sometimes, I find it tricky though to really quantify the value that a business can save from recycling.   In today’s blog – I…

Wheely Bin: A Look Back At The Short History Of Wheelie Bins in Australia

Wheely Bin: Mr Waster recently published a blog on what garbage collection Sydney was like not too long ago. We did a bit of research to find out about the quite short history of wheely bins in Australia – and globally and were quite surprised with what we found out.   When we think of a wheelie bin – we are generally referring to a 240 litre wheelie bin –…

Biodegradable Rubbish: How Long Does Trash Really Take To Disappear?

The world is a very complex system of interlinked processes and organisms – which greatly helps with the waste management process worldwide. It it was not for biodegradable rubbish – our landfills would fill up even faster and sooner or later we would be running out of space completely!   In today’s blog – we do not want to talk about our production of waste and the very necessary need…

Recycle Innovations: What Would You Change About Recycling?

If you are like us – you think about the future and how you can make changes for the better in our world. Of course, you need to see problems sometimes to make you think of a solution.  In today’s blog – we are focusing on recycle industry innovations and what changes people would like to see.   As it is good to ask people questions to see what is…

Rubbish Removed: Will We Even Need It In The Future?

If you are a regular reader of our blogs – you will be aware that as a business, we make money by providing bin and recycling services. If people did not need rubbish removed at all – well in theory we may not have a business at all.   At Waster we say, I am committed to the environment and focus on helping you boost recycling. I believe that any…

Green Business: Is Blockchain And Bitcoin Bad For The Environment?

If you are like me – you have a number of well meaning friends and associates who will not stop talking about cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and why you need to “get in now before it is too late”. Whilst I am by no means a financial guru – I am interested in the concept that Bitcoin is not a green business – due to the electricity required to mine…

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…