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…

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…

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…

Commercial Waste Management Services: What To Consider When Arranging Bins

Commercial waste management services: Mr Waster was out and about this morning – visiting potential clients, as you may know Waster does not generally practice the door to door sales rep approach to winning new customers for commercial waste disposal. As an online business focused on small and medium customers and commercial waste disposal services, we focus our sales efforts on providing strong informative online content online and recommendations or…

Medical Waste Collection Sydney: Bin Services For Vets, Doctors, Dentists

Medical waste collection Sydney: as a health or wellbeing business such as a doctors surgery, a vets practise or a dentist, you will likely require medical / clinical waste services on an ongoing basis. Health and well being businesses such as massage parlours, acupuncture or tattoo studios will also likely require bio medical waste collection Sydney services.   In today’s blog – we will cover the basics on bio medical…

Waste Management Plan For A Small Business – Easier Than You Think!

Waste management plan for a small business: Waster has been in operation now for roughly 3 years and we have learned an awful lot in that period of time. We talk to small and medium customers every day – some who are brand new to business (or even just thinking about opening a business) – and others much more experienced. We will write a future blog on tips and learnings…

Newcastle Garbage Collection: Get Trustworthy, Great Value Bin Services

Newcastle garbage collection: Waster has been expanding is national footprint across all major metro regions in Australia recently (we have recently expanded to Ballarat and Bendigo in Victoria – however, we have been operating in the Newcastle, New South Wales area since we launched and it will remain one of our key areas of focus.   We recently reduced our pricing for many Newcastle garbage collection services and Newcastle 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…