Category: Recycling

Melbourne Recycling Efforts: Do Young People Not Care About Recycling?

I must be getting old – because I seem to be out of step with many current trends and practises. However, I was always of the opinion that young people were very focused on the environment. That is why I was recently surprised whilst reading about Melbourne recycling efforts.   Apparently millenials, or Gen Y – or whatever they are called nowadays are less interested in recycling and the environment…

Recycling Plan For Australia: Is Australia Putting Together A Waste Strategy

In recent weeks we have seen some really positive steps as regards recycling plan improvements in Australia such as Coles and Woolworths ending the usage of single use plastic bags in their stores. Initiative such as this will have a very large and visible impact very soon.   With consumer groups as well as major corporates finally making moves to reduce their environmental impact – we ask has any progress…

Recycling Depot: Why A Trip To The Recycling Facility Is Worth It

Recycling depot: as busy people sometimes we may think “is the effort we put into recycling really all worth it?”.   Waster (as you will know if you are a regular reader of our blogs is committed to recycling as it helps the environment and lowers costs for smart customers.   You can check out all our recycling services and prices online such as cardboard recycling, commingled recycling etc by…

Recycling Plant: Can This Robot Make Recycling Easier?

A visit to a recycling plant is certainly an interesting day out. When you dispose of mixed recycling in a commingled (yellow) recycling bin – most people have no idea how the items are separated and eventually recycled.   In today’s blog – we want to cover how new robotic technology could be coming to a recycling plant near you – and how it could improve recycling performance – whilst…

Tyre Recycling: We Check Out The Tyre Recycling Process

Tyre Recycling: Waster is a waste and recycling business with a difference – as we focus on reducing customers costs and boosting recycling.   We cover the recycling of car and vehicle tyres today. Note: Waster does not offer tyre recycling services – and provides this article for information purposes only.   According to Wikipedia “Tire recycling, or rubber recycling, is the process of recycling waste tires that are no longer suitable for use…

Rubbish Service: How A Slower Approach To Recycling Is Giving Results!

When we talk about improvements in rubbish service and waste management – we often focus on technology and improvements in processes – and everything is focused around speed and machinery.   In today’s blog – we take a look at a very different but highly effective rubbish service. This service is one where slowness is more important than speed – but it is having such great success that whole towns…

Junk Collector: How Much Rubbish Can Be Collected From An Aussie Beach?

In most of our blogs – we write about the business of being a junk collector for commercial businesses – i.e. performing regular waste bins and recycling collections for small companies.   In today’s blog – we intend to speak about the opportunities available for you – individuals to get involved in cleaning up beaches and reserves throughout Australia.   As a junk collector for a day – you may…

Waste Incineration: Could Burning Rubbish Be Good For Australia?

In mid 2018 – it is widely understood that the Australian waste management sector is in turmoil due to new restrictions in exporting recycling commodities. In today’s blog – we take a new look at whether waste incineration – basically burning trash has any part to play in the future of waste collection in this country.   In the world of reducing waste – the best thing is to reduce…