Category: Organic / food waste

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…

Integrated Waste Services: How Much Waste Does Australia Produce?

Integrated Waste Services: when you put your rubbish and recycling out for collection each week you my often wonder will your waste actually fit inside your bin! This got Mr Waster thinking – how much waste is produced by the average Australian every year?   Waster offers low cost intergrated waste services and recycling to small and medium Australian businesses – based on flexible 30 day agreements and a real…

Green Waste Removal: Food Waste To Create Electricity Throughout Australia?

Green waste removal – if you have been playing attention to the press recently in Australia -you will know that there is an ongoing crisis in the recycling and waste management industries.   Due to China clamping down on importation of low quality recycling commodities – many Australian councils and commercial recyclers are feeling the pinch.   Ipswich council has recently announced that they are putting an end to commingled /…

Organic Waste Recycling: How Biogas Could Be The Fuel Of Tomorrow

At waster.com.au – we are always looking at new environmental processes such as organic waste recycling.   When we say organic waste in this article – we will be referring to food waste i.e. such as from cafes, restaurants or food production businesses.   Organic waste can be really troublesome – as it is commonly very heavy and hence expensive to dispose off. See our blog on recycling versus waste…

Biodegradable Rubbish: How Long Does Trash Really Take To Disappear?

The world is a very complex system of interlinked processes and organisms – which greatly helps with the waste management process worldwide. It it was not for biodegradable rubbish – our landfills would fill up even faster and sooner or later we would be running out of space completely!   In today’s blog – we do not want to talk about our production of waste and the very necessary need…

Restaurant Waste Management: What Can Be Learned From Cruise Ships

You may be interested to know – or quite possible not interested at all – that your writer was recently on holiday on a cruise ship from Sydney to the amazing South Pacific. Ok – probably not interested. This trip made me think of a couple of things – one; how amazing our oceans are, two; how is the waste treated and three; what could be learned for restaurant waste…

Carbon Neutral Waste Management: Would You Be Interested?

It is coming to the great time of year – Christmas and so at waster.com.au we were thinking of whether we should send our customers a card or thank you email for the year. As we really appreciate your custom – and are dedicated to the environment – we thought it would be good to take a small step in the direction of carbon neutral waste management and plant a…

Waste Bin Collection: Reduce Collections By Using A Worm Farm

Waste Bin Collection: we all know that a large portion of the waste we throw out is actually recyclable – however in many areas, waste bin collection services are still not available to cover all waste and recycling streams at an economic price. There are many great and easily accessible services available – such as paper and cardboard bins, commingled recycling for bottles and cans and in some areas –…

Food Waste: Is There A Better Solution Than Throwing Food In General Waste Bins?

Food waste: when we think about throwing away useful resources and the waste involved – we often think about food rubbish – i.e. throwing uneaten or passed sell by date food in to our general waste bins – where it ends up at landfill. If you are like me – throwing away food is something you never feel comfortable with. Obviously it will never be practical to divert all food…

Waste Bins: What Would You Teach Kids About Recycling?

Waste bins: Mr Waster was surprised to see that his daughter’s school is going on a excursion. That in itself is not very surprising – but the fact that 6 year olds were visiting a waste facility was! I was very pleased to see that they were going on an educational trip to the Kimbriki Resource Recovery centre and Eco House and Garden.   Waster offers a real alternative in…