ACT Garbage Collection: Arrange Business Bin Services In Canberra And The ACT

ACT Garbage Collection: If you are watching TV in Australia at the moment, you will be seeing Canberra, Canberra, Canberra.   Of course at Waster, that makes us think of ACT garbage collection services and what you need to know in 2018.   Canberra is famous as one of the greenest and most liveable cities in the world, visitors are always amazed by the green areas, cycle paths and lovely…

Recycling Symbols Australia: Help Your Business Reduce And Reuse

Recycling Symbols Australia: you may not be aware if you are a busy small business owner, but this week is National Recycling Week in Australia, an initiative run by the government-supported Planet Ark established in 1996 with the stated aims of:   “Promoting kerbside, industrial and community recycling initiatives.”   “Giving people the tools to minimise waste and manage material resources responsibly at home, work and school.”   A Bit…

Can You Recycle CDs? – Recycling E-Waste And Media In Australia

Can You Recycle CDs: Back in the day, we did not have the convenience of watching movies through streaming services and digital downloads.   We watched it the good old fashioned way: sticking CDs and DVDs in our home players. Maybe I am showing my age!   But now that the digital age evolved immensely and thwarted CDs and DVDs as the number 1 sources of media and film entertainment, what…

Environmental Companies: What Is An Environmental Solutions Company?

Environmental companies: Mr Waster watched the annual citizenship ceremony on TV this recently and asked himself do we appreciate what we have in this country as regards the environment, clean air and water and pretty good environmental companies and standards such as EPA legislation that protect them.   When you read about the damage to the Great Barrier Reef you do wonder sometimes.   If you are a new graduate…

Commercial Bins – What Sizes And Options For Your Business

Commercial Bins: when we speak to customers at the start – very often they do not know which size of commercial bins best suit there business. In today’s blog – we will go through the 6 bin sizes that we provide and what a business should consider before arranging.     We will also cover some info re plastic bags and how they can be removed from your general waste…

Can You Recycle Bubble Wrap? Recycling Tips In Australia

Can You Recycle Bubble Wrap: At last, the picture frame you ordered for your family picture finally came!   Then comes the unboxing; you find your picture frame covered in bubble wrap.   But first, you decide to play a little… Pop-pop-pop! Seems very fun, right? Popping bubble wraps, I mean.   After playing with it, what now? What can you do with bubble wraps after usage?   Then, something comes…

How To Recycle Chip Packets: Are Chip Packets Recyclable?

How To Recycle Chip Packets: Barbecue, cheese and onion, sour cream; you name it!   I know that some of you reading right now are slouching lazily at home; reading this blog through your phones or computers while eating a bag of chips or crisps, indulging in that ohh-so mouthwatering flavour!   But, then you ask yourselves “Are chip packets recyclable in Australia?” and if so “How do you recycle chip…

How To Recycle Bottle Caps: Are Bottle Tops Recyclable?

Recycle Bottle Caps: Have you ever wondered why they always make us remove caps and tops from plastic bottles before we put them in the commingled bin? Similarly, we also talked about whether polystyrene and aluminium foil are recyclable or not – check them out!   I know what you’re thinking, “This is a real hassle.” Well, I’ve got some good news for you! Apparently, plastic bottle caps are recyclable.  …

Waste Incineration: Could Burning Rubbish Be Good For Australia?

Waste Incineration: It is widely understood that the Australian waste management sector is in turmoil due to new restrictions in exporting recycling commodities, due to the introduction of China’s waste ban back in 2018. In today’s blog, we take a new look at whether waste incineration, basically burning trash, would play any part in the future of waste collection in this country.   In the world of reducing waste, the…

Hair And Beauty Recycling Australia – Recycling Infographic

Hair And Beauty Recycling Australia: Did you know that health, beauty and personal care is one of the fastest growing business sectors in Australia in 2019 and 2020.   The AFR reports that the sector has been growing non stop for over 10 years – and now is a c. $7bn per annum industry in Australia alone.   The sector includes businesses such as laser clinics, nail bars, hairdressers, tanning…