Burning Rubbish: Why Can You Not Simply Burn Trash In Your Garden?

In a recent blog we covered the topic of burning rubbish – i.e. whether incineration on a huge, industrial scale could be a key part of waste management strategies in the future.   This topic comes up again and again – and some countries are really pro incineration – such as Sweden and Japan (who are currently burning rubbish equivalent to 90% of total volumes). Sweden is so keen on…

Food Waste Australia: Alernative Solutions For Cafes and Restaurants

Food Waste Australia: if you operate a business in Australia serving food or beverages such as a cafe or restaurant – there are two particular things you will need to be aware of when organising waste management and recycling.   Firstly, you will need to organise a scheduled Australia grease trap cleaning to stay in line with local water authority regulations – and the second is that you may pay…

Green Company: Would You Pay A Bit More For An Environmentally Responsible Provider?

Green company: Many of Waster’s customers have a real focus on waste and recycling and a desire to be a really green company.   This is an excellent mindset for any business – but sometimes we wonder do competitors cut corners regarding the environment and hence boost profits. It is sometimes our suspicion that less scrupulous companies make more money that the green company down the road.   In today’s…

Australia Grease Trap Cleaning: How Do Grease Interceptors Work?

Australia grease trap cleaning: many people are uncertain as to how grease traps actually work.   In this short blog we will cover some of the main points about greases traps and help you understand why it is important to stick to your Australia grease trap cleaning schedule as suggested or mandated by your local water authority – such as Sydney Water in Sydney metro region.   Hopefully, this will…

Wollongong recycling: Reducing Your Costs Is The Only Show In Town

Wollongong recycling: we have written previous blog posts highlighting how expensive waste management and dumping at landfill can be in the wider Wollongong area – we think it is probably the most expensive area in Australia to arrange commercial waste services for your business.   You can see some of the other blogs we have published at waste services Wollongong – explaining how to reduce your costs and at skip…

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…

Wheeled Bin: When You Need A Larger Bin For Your Business!

One of the first signs of modern society that we see in tv shows is the invention of the wheel. It is of course funny – and amazing that a wheeled bin is a pretty new invention (really only becoming widespread in Australia from the 1980s).   It is a bit like the invention of wheeled suitcases – and how no one was able to think of them before! See…

Cheap Waste Collection: What questions should you ask a supplier?

Cheap waste collection: arranging bin services can be a daunting prospect for your small business – as you will be bombarded by misleading claims, doubtful figures – and no real ability to easily compare prices. The worst thing is that you also might find yourself tied into a restrictive multi year contract.   In today’s blog we will cover 5 simple questions to ask any trustworthy waste management company –…

Rubbish bin: Improving bin pickup reliability using sensors

Rubbish bin: if you read technology magazines or even are a casual reader of media – you will surely be aware of the concept of the internet of things. To answer the question as to what is the internet of things – we quote from Forbes magazine:   “Simply put, this is the concept of basically connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to…

Reduce waste: and other useful tips for new businesses

Reduce waste: Waster is always keen to help new businesses, start ups and small businesses to decrease costs increase flexibility and reduce waste and recycling costs through putting in place smart processes and services for bin days. We recently spoke to the Officeworks Workwise website about some of our learnings when starting a new business (after all, Waster is a pretty new business also!). We were pleased to be quoted…