Packaging Alternatives To Plastic: Eco-friendly Substitutes For Plastic

Packaging Alternatives To Plastic: Durable, elastic, adaptable and a cheap to produce.   These are but some of the characteristics we automatically credit to plastic – and of course they are pretty much true.     Be that as it may, plastic has – since its inception – become a major scourge of the Earth.   Plastic is very easy and convenient to use, but in today’s day and age…

Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable?: And What You Knead To Know!

Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable?: We all want to do the right thing when it comes to recycling.   But unfortunately some items aren’t as easy to recycle – and pizza boxes are one of these.     You may be unaware that your favourite pizza and the box that it comes with are an unlikely pairing.   Here’s why – pizza boxes, for the most part, are made of corrugated cardboard….

Effects Of Microbeads On The Environment: Worldwide Impact And Damage!

Effects Of Microbeads On The Environment: Whoever says “what you do not know cannot hurt you” – is about to be blown off of their seat!   An increasing number of studies demonstrated evidences of harmful effects caused by everyday products such as toothpaste and facial wash – so read up to know more.     Plastic pollution is an issue many of us are now highly aware of.  …

Are Baby Wipes Recyclable?: And What Alternatives You Should Consider!

Are Baby Wipes Recyclable?: You may think that you’re too old to take “baby” steps – pun intended – but think again!   Today, we focus our attention on how the humble wet wipe adversely affects not just you, but your communities and wider environment as well.     Most importantly, we will dive into alternative solutions on how to combat increasing number of waste materials in general  – and…

Can You Recycle Tea Bags?: And What You Need To Know!

Can You Recycle Tea Bags?: We look at your favourite cuppa and why you should maybe think about not using plastic tea bags due to microplastics leaching in water.   Tea packaging comes in different variants: paper, silk and plastic. Most tea bags are made from paper, with a small amount of plastic used to seal them shut. It is this mixed material that causes real recycling issues.    …

Waste Collection Service: Four Corners Expose Of Aussie Waste Industry

Waste collection service: the waste industry is certainly paying attention to the hard hitting expose of the Australian waste collection and disposal industries (Trashed: The Dirty Truth About Your Rubbish). The tv show made for pretty interesting viewing for many reasons – you can see the show here on the ABC website.   In this blog post today – we do not intend to discuss any of the issues raised…

Waste Collection: It Is Not Always As Glamorous As It Seems!

Waste collection: Mr Waster was recently asked to contribute an article on entrepreneurship to a rugby magazine – it brought back memories of getting smashed on the school sports field!   I will be honest and say that I was not great at sports – and to be perfectly honest – I was not that good at academics either. However, we all get through life – and look at me…

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…

Recycle Coffee Grounds: A Smart Way For Cafes To Save Money!

If you are like me – you can not get through a day without one or more (make that eight!) coffees. You will of course ask yourself – is it possible to recycle coffee grounds and what options are available. In today’s blog – we will look at this from the perspective of a business – like a cafe or restaurant – but of course the same approach can work…

Waste Management Newcastle NSW: Cheap Bin Collection Service

Waste management Newcastle NSW: Newcastle is probably the most livable city in New South Wales and all of Australia (at least in my opinion). From Port Stephens to the Hunter Valley region, the entire region is packed with beautiful wildlife, beaches and forests.Not just a lovely place to live, as the second biggest city in New South Wales (check out our guide to Sydney waste management), Waster.com.au has a very…

Medical Waste Disposal: 3 Tips To Reduce Medical Waste Costs 2019!

Medical Waste Disposal containers: when it comes to reliable, high quality and trustworthy waste management services, there is no reason why the medical, veterinarian and pharmaceutical sectors should not benefit from the low costs and excellent customer services provided by Waster’s online model.     In this blog, we provide easy to follow and usable information detailing how your business can reduce their waste costs and improve business flexibility by…