Bin services: How placement of bins can boost recycling rates

Bin services: at Waster we are always advocating that you can boost recycling rates if you make it the easy (or at least convenient) thing for your staff to do. Recycling rates can drop – if you have to walk a long distance to a recycling bin. In these scenarios – people will often take the easy option and dump bottles or cans in general waste. There are real benefits…

Bins For Recycling: Would You Wear Clothes Made From Trash?

Bins for recycling: if you are a fashionable person who cares for the environment – would you combine both your interests and actually wear clothes made from rubbish. If you have ever seen the Will Farrell comedy character Jacobim Mugatu describe his Derelict fashion collection in the movie Zoolander – you may be having nightmares! However, scientists are launching a new project whereby they can make amazing clothes out of…

Recycling Dumpsters: What Are The Most Common Recycling Mistakes?

Recycling Dumpsters: Even if you do not say dumpster – you know what one is! That shows the prevalence of US tv and movies in Australia. If you are a regular reader of our blogs you would be aware that we always strive to bring you the latest and best advice and news on how to better organise waste services and recycling dumpsters for your business. In today’s blog –…

Recycling Perth: Using Recyclable Materials To Build Your House!

Recycling Perth: If there is one thing that modern Australia is obsessed about- well maybe two things when you include coffee! – it has to be housing and building / renovating your home. From watching the Block on TV to dinner party conversation – homes, housing and building is almost 50% of the conversation. As Waster is obsessed by recycling – we thought it would be a good idea to…

Recycling Plastic: Recycled Plastic In Softdrink Bottles To Increase

Recycling plastic: we recently covered the new scheme to be introduced in NSW to boost recycling plastic bottles and cans – through the use of a network of reverse vending machines. Through this system – people returning used containers will receive cash or credits for the drinks container. In today’s blog – we cover how international drinks company Coca Cola is proposing to boost the proportion of recycling plastic material…

Recycle Plastic: Is Earth Becoming Plastic Planet Rather Than The Blue Planet?

Recycle plastic: We all like to think of our planet as a beautiful blue marble floating in infinite space – in fact – one of the most famous photos ever taken is the Blue Marble picture taken by Nasa on the Apollo 17 mission. See a version of the picture below:     Unfortunately – scientists are starting to refer to the Earth as the Plastic Planet – due to…

Recycle Cardboard: How Does The Process Work?

Recycle Cardboard: at Waster we provide low cost industrial waste bins and recycling services to small and medium Australian businesses – one of the easiest and most effective methods to recycle and cut your costs is to organise a cardboard recycling service. It is a very common service and is generally the cheapest form of waste / recycling bin collections as the cardboard has a real value for recycling. In…

Recycling Melbourne: Why Coffee Cups Can Cause Problems

Recycling Melbourne: if there is one thing Melbourne really excels at it is…..well to be honest it is pretty good at lots of things such as food, sports, quality of life, shopping etc. However, it really has come on in leaps and bounds in coffee culture in recent years. In this blog we take a look at the issues caused by recycling coffee cups and why we can make simple…

Recycling Bin: How Smart Waste Services Can Help You & The Environment

Recycling Bin: when we are arranging waste and recycling services for our businesses – the advice is usually “recycle as much as you can” as this will help the environment and also safe you money (as in most states – recycling can be significantly cheaper than dumping waste at landfill). There is thankfully lots more focus on recycling and reducing waste – partly due to the new ABC tv show:…

Commercial Bins: Can We Remove Plastic Bags From Our Waste

Commercial Bins: one of the most common queries we hear from commercial bins customers is where should we dispose of plastic bags – i.e. can they be recycled or do they have to go into general waste. There have been great developments in recent years – with innovations such as recycling plastic bags at Coles through REDcycle. Through this system – plastic bags are prevented from entering landfill and are…