What Is Ewaste? – And What Your Business Should Know!

As a normal business – or any household – you will find you are buying more and more electronic items. What once was paper based – is now almost inevitably becoming electronic and digital. We have even asked in previous blogs – if anyone will need confidential paper bins – if everything is digital. Inevitably – as technology develops ever quicker – much of your old electronics will become obsolete…

Soft Plastic Recycling: Can You Recycle Plastic Wrap In Australia?

At Waster – one of the most common types of questions we get both potential and existing customers is relating to soft plastic recycling – and whether you can recycle plastic wrap commercially in Australia in 2019. This soft plastic recycling can cover everything from plastic bags in small quantities – to huge amounts of used plastic wrap at say a shipping or distribution business.     Soft plastic wrap…

Recycle Beauty Product Containers – Easier Than Ever In 2019!

Recycle beauty product containers: One of the largest growth industries in Australia and internationally is personal well-being – and services such as health and beauty. Many people nowadays accept that living a healthy lifestyle can let you look better but also avoid some trips to the doctor also – by staying in better shape. In today’s blog we will cover how you can recycle beauty product containers much more easily…

Should Single Use Plastic Be Banned – Yes Says One Country!

When you think about the small Pacific Ocean island nation of Vanuatu – you may think of amazing golden beaches, crystal seas and natural wonder. All those things would be correct – but the island nation is also at the forefront of the global debate on should single use plastic be banned or not.     In our regular blogs we have covered the dangers of plastic and the terrible…

Why Is Recycling Good For The Economy? – And Is It Always?

At Waster – we are always explaining to customers and potential customers that recycling can be very good for their business. In Australia – due to ever increasing landfill levies on dumping in general waste – and the relatively cheaper cost of recycling (such as commingled or cardboard) – you can generally save money by recycling. Why is recycling good for the economy is a much wider question however. This…

How Long Does It Take For Plastic To Decompose?

Unless you have been hiding away and not reading any newspapers or websites in recent years – you will know that waste and recycling is becoming ever more important as national questions. How Long Does It Take For Plastic To Decompose – may sound like a simple question – but it has huge impacts on government policy – regarding the best way to deal with plastic waste – and how…

Increase Recycling Rates: 5 Easy Ways To Increase Recycling Awareness

Many individuals are unaware that humans produce 3000 million tonnes of plastics per year, approximately 5 million tonnes will end up in our oceans. The importance of increasing recycling rates is essential as this ongoing issue impacts our environment and well-being.     There are many ways to increase recycling awareness, even the smallest changes have a massive impact on the environment. I will start by listing 5 simple changes…

Rubbish Collection Perth: How Is Our Service Different To Competitors?

Rubbish Collection Perth: As you will know if you regularly read our blogs – Waster is a reasonably new entrant to the $10bn per annum Australian waste and recycling sector – launching in 2016 and growing rapidly throughout Perth and nationwide – with our aim of focusing on the previously ignored small and medium businesses.   We really focus on how can we bring better services, bin hire prices and…