Green Company: Would You Pay A Bit More For An Environmentally Responsible Provider?

Green company: Many of Waster’s customers have a real focus on waste and recycling and a desire to be a really green company.   This is an excellent mindset for any business – but sometimes we wonder do competitors cut corners regarding the environment and hence boost profits. It is sometimes our suspicion that less scrupulous companies make more money that the green company down the road.   In today’s…

Blacktown Waste Services: A Better Alternative For Waste & Recycling

Blacktown Waste Services: if you are a Blacktown or western Sydney based business, you are likely thinking of looking around for more flexible (i.e. no lock in contracts or dreaded rollover clauses) waste and recycling services for your business – and also hopefully of getting lower prices.   Waster is a revolution in the Australian waste and recycling sector as we offer all waste and recycling services on flexible 30…

Business Waste Disposal: Could Bacteria Eat Away Our Plastic Waste?

Business waste disposal is becoming more and more expensive in Australia due to the combined impacts of a landfill levy (in most states) that is designed to drive recycling.   On the other hand – recycling has become more expensive also – as China has recently closed the door on low quality recycling imports. Up to this year – Australia exported the vast majority of recycling collected through business waste…

Garbage Cans: Would See Through Rubbish Bins Help Drive Recycling?

When we put stuff in the garbage cans – it is almost as if it is forgotten. No one is going to look in your bin  – a. because it is smelly and b. because it is very difficult.   Some businesses – as well as councils are trialing see through plastic bins – as a way to check that people are not contaminating their recycling bins.   This is…

Collect Rubbish: – Can You Say No To Single Use Plastics?

Have you ever come home from the shops after buying your groceries and ask did you just collect rubbish that needs to be disposed of or recycled.   When you buy a week’s food in a normal supermarket – the amount of plastic packaging, plastic bags etc that you take home can be huge.   Plastic bags are designed for single use – so you could easily build up a…

Grease Trap Brisbane: Smart, Low-Cost & Reliable Grease Trap Servicing

Grease trap Brisbane: If you run one of the following business types in the Brisbane metro region, you will likely require trade waste approval prior to discharging waste water to the sewerage system: – Commercial kitchen – Restaurant/hotel/motel/bar/nightclub – Fast food outlet/ takeaway food shop – Fish and chip shop/pizza shop – Cafe/canteen/cafeteria – Coffee shop/sandwich shop – Bakery/butcher/delicatessen – Ice cream shop/doughnut shop – School or tertiary institution kitchen/canteen/cafeteria –…

Adelaide Rubbish Dump: Recycling Takes A Hit From Energy Prices

Adelaide Rubbish Dump: in our blogs we like to promote the good news relating to waste management and recycling – and make our customers and readers aware of new projects and initiatives that can help them reduce costs and boost recycling.   However, of course – sometimes there can be negative developments – and today we will cover how electrical and power bills are making recycling harder for recycling facilities….

Skip Bin Hire: Collection Options For Safe Asbestos Disposal

Skip Bin Hire: if there is one thing for certain about Australia – it is that we are a property mad nation.   With property prices never off the TV for discussion and renovation shows among the most popular on the schedule – it is almost hard to get away from real estate and property.   One aspect of renovation that can be quite scary however is the presence of…

Grease Trap Canberra: ACT Trade Waste Services For Your Business

Grease trap Canberra: Canberra based businesses can organise cost effective, reliable and legislation compliant grease trap servicing through Waster.   We run through in this article the legislation you need to be aware of, the services we can provide and also provide information on prices and how you can book your service.   Whether you refer to it as a grease trap, a grease interceptor, a grease arrestor or even…

Australia Recycle: Is Recycling Getting Harder Due To Trade Disputes?

You may or may not be a fan of watching the evening news – and it’s obsession with Donald Trump every day. However, the ongoing trade dispute between the US and China may be having serious long term impacts on Australia recycle options and services.   The US Government has recently introduced a series of levies and tariffs on the importation of goods from overseas – including China. In the…

Uber Of Waste: SMH And The Age Articles On Disrupters In Waste Industry

Uber of waste: Waster is dedicated to delivering low cost and accessible waste management and recycling services to small and medium Australian businesses.   Through our online model, flat pricing proposition and commitment to flexible 30 day agreements and keeping waste management costs low – we believe we offer a really valuable alternative to businesses in Australia.   As the environment is becoming a bigger and bigger issue in Australia…

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…