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…

Bins For Recycling: Would You Wear Clothes Made From Trash?

Bins for recycling: if you are a fashionable person who cares for the environment – would you combine both your interests and actually wear clothes made from rubbish. If you have ever seen the Will Farrell comedy character Jacobim Mugatu describe his Derelict fashion collection in the movie Zoolander – you may be having nightmares! However, scientists are launching a new project whereby they can make amazing clothes out of…

Small Business Waste Management: ACCC Rules On Waste Services

Small Business Waste Management: the waste and recycling industry has had a lot of bad press in recent months such as the Four Corners expose (see our blog on waste collection service) of practises in the New South Wales disposal industry. Recently – major small business waste management provider JJ Richards has seen its contracts investigated by the ACCC and a ruling has been made in the last few weeks….

Australia Recycling: Can You Actually Make Money From Recycling?

Australia Recycling: did you ever watch that TV show – Antiques Roadshow – where people bring on wondrous works of art and family heirlooms – but only really want to know how much it is worth? Money talks they say after all. In today’s blog – we will ask the interesting question as to whether it is possible to make enough money from simply recycling to actually make a viable…

Garbage Bin Companies: Boost Recycling And Get People Engaged!

Garbage Bin Companies: At waster – we are always promoting new ideas and best practise to help businesses achieve the dual objectives of boosting recycling and reducing their costs. The good news is that the two objectives generally go hand in hand. From our experience – one of the biggest obstacles to boosting recycling is not the availability of services but resistance by people – i.e. they are not interested…

Smart Waste Collection: Helping The Environment & Reducing Waste

Smart waste collection: at Waster we pride ourselves on offering smart waste collection (smarter than other garbage bin companies) – in fact our tag line is “waste services for smart businesses”. We like to promote recycling and environmental performance in our customers as this is the best way to reduce costs and of course also help the environment. As any good doctor will tell you – prevention is better than…

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 –…

Office Recycling: 9 Tips To Boost Recycling & Save Money!

Office recycling: offices can be nice to work in – but they can also be sort of dull at the same time. Waster finds that when you are trying to really boost your recycling rates for offices – adding some aspect of fun or friendly competition can really help you achieve your objectives. If you do it right – you can also ensure your staff are more engaged also in…

Business Recycling Bins: How Recycling Can Boost Your Profits!

Business Recycling Bins: Be honest – do you see recycling and environmental awareness as an expense for your business (small business waste management) – and a necessary evil? It’s ok – you can tell us the truth. The good news is that maybe you do not have to think that way as we will explain below.   We were pleasantly surprised to see that companies that focus on environmental performance…

Co-mingled Waste Recycling – How Does It Work For Businesses?

Co-mingled Waste Recycling: At Waster – we love to promote reycling in all it’s forms – and co-mingled waste recycling is one of the easiest, most common and best value recycling systems available for small and medium Aussie businesses. Co-mingled waste recycling (yellow bin service) is a versatile mixed recycling for containers, bottles, cans, plastic drink bottles – making it ideal for offices, cafes and restaurants.   As co-mingled waste…

Medical Waste Disposal Sydney: Medical Waste Services In Australia

Medical waste disposal Sydney: In our previous blogs on the topic of clinical waste disposal in Sydney – we have explained how easy it is to arrange low cost and reliable medical waste disposal Sydney services for your dental or medical practise. In today’s blog we intend to cover how medical waste is treated to ensure it meets all legislation and best practise.   Waster offers a real alternative to…

General Rubbish Bin Collection Service: How To Avoid Overweight Fees

General rubbish bin collection service: Have you had the unpleasant experience of being billed overweight charges for your commercial bin service. This can be a common occurrence for many commercial customers when they arrange a general rubbish bin collection service (i.e. the red bins). The terms and conditions of waste management contracts is very much in focus at the moment due to ACCC processes.   In today’s blog we will…