Can Plastic Be Composted In Australia: We Look At Bottles, Coffee Cups, Plastic Bags?

In many recent blogs – we have covered the ongoing and worsening plastic waste crisis that is affecting Australia and pretty much the entire world. We have come round to the opinion – that plastic usage has to be hugely reduced – if not stopped altogether (for example – it has been pointed out that some people require plastic drinking straws for medical needs etc). In today’s blog – we…

Garbage Truck Australia: Will We Achieve Uber Of Waste Management

Garbage truck Australia: there are lots of inefficiencies in commercial waste management and in the world of garbage truck routing and systems in Australia (and of course overseas also) – just like in all aspects of the wider logistics and transport / road haulage issues.     Waster is committed to delivering improvements to small and medium Australian business who require waste management and recycling depot services and in this…

Waste Collection Prices: It Is Nice When Prices Stay Static!

Waste Collection Prices: In the Australian waste industry, the first of July each year is when most traditional waste companies increase their service prices (this is industry practise – and landfills, councils, states etc all adjust rates usually) – and in recent years, many companies have been increasing their waste collection prices more than once a year. In some cases – commercial waste collection prices increases have been of 10-20%…

Document Disposal Melbourne: How Do You Dispose Of Confidential Documents?

Document disposal Melbourne: we hear more and more about the importance of protecting your confidential information whether it be electronic or paper in format. Nearly all sensible businesses will have an antivirus protection software for their computer and phones such as McAfee or Trend Micro. In the same manner – it is of high importance that you protect your businesses confidential information when it is in printed format.     Even…

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…

Waste To Energy: An Organic Waste Management Renewable Energy Future

We have argued in recent blogs – which I hope you have read – that we should not penalise dumping food waste at landfill as we do currently. We argued that due to the potential for waste to energy – and no real other viable alternatives – that food waste in landfills or anywhere else is really not that bad an idea (organic waste processing).     Whilst I completely…

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…

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)…