What Can Be Recycled?: How Packaging Can Make Recycling Tricky

What Can Be Recycled?: at Waster we promote recycling all different types of waste for a number of reasons – firstly – it is good for the environment, and it can usually save customers significant amounts of money (this is due to the valuable commodities such as cardboard, plastic and metal being recycled and sold on to end users – that certainly is much better than being disposed of in…

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)…

Rubbish Removal Sydney CBD: How To Arrange Great CBD Waste Services

Rubbish removal Sydney CBD: Sydney CBD is the most densely populated and congested area of any metro region in Australia (all but one of Australia’s 20 most densely populated suburbs are in Sydney with Pyrmont and Potts Point topping the ladder with more than 13,000 people per sq km.) – and of course this brings with it special considerations if you are seeking to arrange rubbish removal Sydney CBD services…

Central Waste And Recycling Environmental: QLD Government Guide

Central Waste and Recycling Contracts: To help business minimise their environmental footprint and waste management spend, the Queensland Government has produced a very useful pdf document that is free to download entitled Rethink Waste, A Guide to Reviewing Waste and Recycling Contracts.   The document can be accessed via our waste resources page (alongside a lot of other useful information. If you live on the Goldie you can check out a…

Landfill Sydney: Does HK Predict The Future Of Landfill In Australia?

Landfill Sydney: it is pretty clear that Australia is becoming more and more urbanised every year. Latest figures indicate that all the mainland states have an urbanisation rate of c.90%. You can see detailed numbers here.   One of the issues this creates is that even though we have a growing population – we are living in very small pockets of our vast country. This creates serious issues for landfill…

Cigarette Butt Recycling: Yes – You Can Even Recycle Cigarette Waste in 2018!

At Waster – we always encourage customers to start their waste management and recycling journey by doing the easy stuff first – such as cardboard and commingled recycling. However, many clients ask us about trickier niche recycling areas like is cigarette butt recycling available in Australia or can you recycle cigarette filters? Whilst cigarette butt waste is very small by volume – it is something that many people want to…

Wheelie Bin Hire: What You Should Know Before Booking Your Bin Hire

Wheelie bin hire: we speak to many customers who have not previously arranged wheelie bin hire and wheelie bin services for their company (i.e. they are new in business) or they have increased in size to the point where council provided collections will no longer suffice. Most council provided wheelie bin hire services can be quite limited as to quantity and frequency – for example Banyule Council in Victoria only…

What Is General Waste?: Find Out How To Improve Recycling And Cut Costs

What is general waste?: Waster makes no illusions about our commitment to boosting recycling and reducing your waste management spend. We do this for two general reasons; a commitment to helping the environment and planet and a realisation that reducing our customers overall costs is the surest way to keep customers happy and ensure they remain with Waster (after all – on our flexible 30 day agreements, it is vital…

Can Polystyrene Be Recycled?: Can I Put Polystyrene In My Recycle Bin?

At Waster – we pride ourselves on helping our small and medium customers boost their recycling and hence save as much money as possible. Some of the most common questions we hear include: Can polystyrene be recycled and can I put polystyrene packaging in my recycle bin. In today’s blog we will cover these questions re can you recycle polystyrene and hopefully give you some food for thought on your…