Can You Recycle Photos In Australia? – Recycling Tips

Can You Recycle Photos Australia: Australian photographer Tracey Moffatt once said “I am not concerned with verisimilitude… I am not concerned with capturing reality. I am concerned with creating it myself”.   Ah, the beauty of photography! It captures beautiful and surreal moments that take one’s breath away!   It brings out the creativity in a person engaged in photography and allows us, the viewers, to feel the captured moments…

Christmas Recycling Facts 🎅: Recycle Christmas Packaging In Australia

Christmas Recycling Facts: It’s the most wonderful time of the year again!   A time full of gifts, food and drinks; Australians don’t shy away in lavishly spending come Christmastime. I’ve been there, gaining a few pounds after the holidays. Please don’t judge me; I just love eating and drinking!   Additionally, Australians don’t shy away from giving and receiving gifts, sometimes even unwanted ones. To emphasise, an estimated 400…

Is 3D Printing Material Recyclable? – Recycling 3D Printing Plastic

Is 3D Printing Material Recyclable: Contrary to popular belief, 3D printing has been around for a while now.   Invented in the 1980s, people coined the term 3D printing as a substitute for Stereolithography.   Fast forward to today (2019), and we already improved it to the point where it proves to be an innovation of some sorts. This includes prostheses devices, implants, medicine, and more advanced materials!   But…

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…

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.  …