Recycling Versus Waste Prevention: Should We Reduce Waste Or Seek To Recycle?

When you read the press recently – it is hard to avoid discussion or stories about plastic pollution and the argument re recycling versus waste prevention. With the current plastic pollution affecting our oceans – it is commonly argued that recycling is not enough.   I was thus very interested to read an article this week stating that The Green Alliance – a UK body argued that we should not…

Wollongong recycling: Reducing Your Costs Is The Only Show In Town

Wollongong recycling: we have written previous blog posts highlighting how expensive waste management and dumping at landfill can be in the wider Wollongong area – we think it is probably the most expensive area in Australia to arrange commercial waste services for your business.   You can see some of the other blogs we have published at waste services Wollongong – explaining how to reduce your costs and at skip…

Waste Reduction: Why Reducing Plastic Garbage May Save The Planet!

If you read the title to this blog – you may even think it is a bit over the top. You may be thinking – waste reduction – sure – you are self serving by trying to sell bins of course!   However – in today’s blog we want to take a slightly different approach.   Usually – I am super positive about how recycling and using smart bin processes…

Recycle Innovations: What Would You Change About Recycling?

If you are like us – you think about the future and how you can make changes for the better in our world. Of course, you need to see problems sometimes to make you think of a solution.  In today’s blog – we are focusing on recycle industry innovations and what changes people would like to see.   As it is good to ask people questions to see what is…

Restaurant Waste Management: What Can Be Learned From Cruise Ships

You may be interested to know – or quite possible not interested at all – that your writer was recently on holiday on a cruise ship from Sydney to the amazing South Pacific. Ok – probably not interested. This trip made me think of a couple of things – one; how amazing our oceans are, two; how is the waste treated and three; what could be learned for restaurant waste…

Business Recycling: How Small Changes Can Really Help The Environment!

When you are arranging waste management services for your small business – it can sometimes be tempting to think that the changes you make to your business recycling habits and processes do not have any real impact or benefit in the real world. This can be a logical thought process when you consider the negative publicity that the Australian waste and business recycling industry has received in recent months –…

Waste Management Recycling: How Much Rubbish Do You Produce?

It is a beautiful sunny day in Sydney – which I am sure is replicated in many state capitals throughout Australia today. I am feeling in a particularly good mood – as it is back to school day for kids (always nice) and also I am just back from a short holiday. Seeing the amazing coastlines and oceans of Australia always makes me think of how we can protect our…

Recycling Services: Some Great Resources To Help You Recycle or Freecycle!

Recycling Services: At waster.com.au – we are always seeking to help customers reduce their waste bill by recycling more. In Sydney – where the landfill levy is so expensive – recycling is nearly always a great way to save money for your business. Of course, this can also be appropriate for households also – who seek to get rid of some rubbish but do the right thing by the environment….

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…

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 –…