Waste Management

What Is Waste Management?: We Ask Where Real Solutions Begin

What Is Waste Management?: there is an old saying in medicine that prevention is better than cure. Of course this saying makes sense intuitively and we can extrapolate it to many varying fields. Whereas in medicine, prevention may cover topics such as eating a healthy diet, taking exercise etc – in waste management, the very name of the industry raises questions. Waste management generally assumes the waste has already been…

Teaching Recycling To Students: Resources For School And Students

Teaching Recycling To Students: at Waster.com.au, we often receive requests from school groups asking for information about teaching recycling to students in Australia for usage in school projects etc. As Waster is committed to educating customers, as well as the wider community on waste and recycling matters, we are always keen to help in this regard. You will find below some of the links we suggest to people to get…

Australia’s Best Bins: 5 Signs You Should Think About Moving Supplier

Australia’s best bins: many people stick with the same supplier for their waste management and recycling services for many years – or even the life of the business. This is of course understandable – you have a business to run – and why change services if you do not gave to?   One of the issues with waste management services in general  – is that the first few weeks of…

Rubbish In The Ocean – Can A Fleet Of Rubbish Cleaning Drones Rescue Our Seas?

Thankfully – in 2019, the major issue of huge amounts of rubbish in the ocean appears to be getting through to people. Whereas the old saying, out of sight, out of mind applies to many things waste and recycling related; this issue seems to be finally getting through to people.   At Waster – we have a real focus on reducing plastic waste and illegal dumping (see our blog on alternatives…

Can Plastic Be Composted In Australia: We Look At Bottles, Coffee Cups, Plastic Bags?

In many recent blogs – we have covered the ongoing and worsening plastic waste crisis that is affecting Australia and pretty much the entire world. We have come round to the opinion – that plastic usage has to be hugely reduced – if not stopped altogether (for example – it has been pointed out that some people require plastic drinking straws for medical needs etc). In today’s blog – we…

Plastic Roads Australia: Is The Use Of Plastic In Road Construction Smart?

We have covered in previous blogs how countries overseas such as the first plastic road in India have been pioneers in roads made from plastic waste. This trend is now in Australia – with the first plastic roads Australia being trialled in Tasmania.     In today’s blog – we will ask whether plastic road construction is actually a good idea – or is it just delaying a problem for…

Skip Bin Hire Melbourne: Why Large Dumpsters Can Be More Cost Effective

Skip bin hire Melbourne: when arranging waste management and recycling services (such as Melbourne rubbish removal) for your business, a general rule of thumb is that regular, scheduled collections of industrial rubbish bins are significantly cheaper than one off skip bin services.   When we speak to customers – who may be new in business or are seeking to expand their operations – there is often confusion over what kind…