Recycle Beauty Product Containers – Easier Than Ever In 2019!

Recycle beauty product containers: One of the largest growth industries in Australia and internationally is personal well-being – and services such as health and beauty. Many people nowadays accept that living a healthy lifestyle can let you look better but also avoid some trips to the doctor also – by staying in better shape. In today’s blog we will cover how you can recycle beauty product containers much more easily…

How To Reduce Packaging Waste – Does Food Waste Packaging Need To Be Plastic

Is there anything more annoying and foolish in the world than creating a problem – that does not need to be there. When we spend so much time discussing in our blogs ideas on how to reduce packaging waste – or better methods to recycle it – should we not simply ask – do we need plastic food packaging waste at all?     If you are like me –…

NSW Recycling Guide: Why We Need Better Info And Guidance!

NSW Recycling Guide – in the world of Australian recycling in 2019 – there is a lot if blame being thrown around. Households and businesses blame waste haulage companies -who blame the Government (both Federal and State based) for not investing in enough recycling facilities.   It seems like no one is to blame for anything – and it is always someone else’s fault.   At Waster – we are…

Disposing Of Commercial Waste: Will Tech Deliver Better Services & Lower Prices?

Disposing of commercial waste: say what you like about the Australian and global commercial waste bins and recycling industry – it has not exactly been seen as the most high tech industry under the sun.   Whilst the image of Tony Soprano may have been common years ago, that is becoming ever further from the truth as we enter 2019. In this blog we cover how some industries will be…

How Much Recyclable Material Ends Up In Landfills – And Is It Getting Worse?

At Waster – we often meet with potential customers who are very suspicious about recycling and how much recyclable material ends up in landfill. To be honest, some people really believe the whole recycling industry is a con job – and we are often asked does recycling go to landfill?     Surveys of the general population even reflect this lack of confidence. The Guardian newspaper reports:   “Two-thirds of…

Rubbish In The Ocean – Can A Fleet Of Rubbish Cleaning Drones Rescue Our Seas?

Thankfully – in 2019, the major issue of huge amounts of rubbish in the ocean appears to be getting through to people. Whereas the old saying, out of sight, out of mind applies to many things waste and recycling related; this issue seems to be finally getting through to people.   At Waster – we have a real focus on reducing plastic waste and illegal dumping – by making all recycling…

Solid Waste Management Treatment: New Facilities To Transform Aussie Waste Services

In lots of recent blogs – we have seen two trends: we have looked at the issues affecting the Australian and global recycling and solid waste management treatment sector – and argued for new facilities, increased investment and alternatives to plastic.     In some ways – it can seem a bit depressing – when you consider the scale of the problem – i.e. with plastic pollution.   Due to…

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…