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:…

Recycling Centre: Can Aussie Business Do Better To Improve Recycling?

Recycling Centre: there is an old saying in management that “if you can not measure it, you can not improve on it” – apparently by the famous scientist Lord Kelvin (see an interesting article in Forbes magazine that disputes this claim).  As Waster talks to companies about improving their environmental and recycling performance and reducing their costs – we started thinking, how is Australia doing as a nation regarding recycling,…

Environmental services: technological progress benefits small business

Environmental services: sometimes when we read the media – it can feel as if the global and Australian environment is being permanently impacted by pollution, unregulated waste disposal and the like. However, there is much excellent work being done such as in plastic recycling etc and in many other high tech areas with research from universities and private businesses.   Waster is a specialist in waste management, environmental services and…

Recycling Sydney: reduce your waste costs by boosting recycling

Recycling Sydney: we have covered in numerous blogs why boosting recycling is the best, and most sustainable way for a small or medium business (or any business for that manner) to reduce their waste management costs whilst helping the environment (and improving their public image at the same time). We cover in this short blog, how you can arrange all your required recycling services through Waster and also a look…

Australian environmental services: arrange business recycling

Australian environmental services: Mr Waster was on holidays in Queensland’s beautiful Great Barrier Reef last week and read and heard quite a bit about pollution of our ocean resources and also very interesting new approaches to try and remedy them.   From the website www.plasticoceans.org we quote the following stats:   “We use over 300 million tonnes of new plastic every year.  Half of this we use just once and…

Recycling Cardboard: How To Get Low Cost, Convenient Collections in 2018!

Recycling Cardboard: Mr Waster has been moving house this weekend (or at least started the packing) and he realises more than ever the value of good quality cardboard boxes. After a rummage in his garage he found the ones we used more than 5 years ago- and they still as good as new. They actually retail for $5 for a large one (or $4 for a second hand one) from…