Recycle Cardboard: How Does The Process Work?

Recycle Cardboard: at Waster we provide low cost industrial waste bins and recycling services to small and medium Australian businesses – one of the easiest and most effective methods to recycle and cut your costs is to organise a cardboard recycling service. It is a very common service and is generally the cheapest form of waste / recycling bin collections as the cardboard has a real value for recycling. In…

Garbage Removal Melbourne: Organising Services Can Be Easier Than Overseas!

Garbage Removal Melbourne: In Australia – we can often be overly critical of ourselves and sometimes look overseas for examples of best practise and how to do things better. However, there is lots to be proud of in waste management in Australia and our environmental commitments. After all – our major cities always rank highly in international indices and liveability rankings. Of course, we recognise that there is continually more…

Rubbish Tips Melbourne: How Recycling Heroes Can Help Us All!

Rubbish Tips Melbourne: If you are like me, you have been enjoying the recent ABC – War On Waste TV show and its expose of the Australian waste and recycling sector and how much waste we produce as a nation. One lesson we took from the show was that individuals can make a real difference by making a commitment to changing behaviours. We have covered what we term recycling heroes…

Rubbish bins: How Some Cities Are Moving To Increased Recycling

Rubbish bins: most residents and business in Australian cities have become accustomed to using a range of different recycling and rubbish bins – red for general waste, blue for cardboard and yellow for commingled recycling. However, some cities overseas are increasing their efforts to drive recycling – but in many cases this also involves a certain level of monitoring of what residents and businesses are putting in their bins. After…

Recycling Bin: How Smart Waste Services Can Help You & The Environment

Recycling Bin: when we are arranging waste and recycling services for our businesses – the advice is usually “recycle as much as you can” as this will help the environment and also safe you money (as in most states – recycling can be significantly cheaper than dumping waste at landfill). There is thankfully lots more focus on recycling and reducing waste – partly due to the new ABC tv show:…

Waste Bins: What Would You Teach Kids About Recycling?

Waste bins: Mr Waster was surprised to see that his daughter’s school is going on a excursion. That in itself is not very surprising – but the fact that 6 year olds were visiting a waste facility was! I was very pleased to see that they were going on an educational trip to the Kimbriki Resource Recovery centre and Eco House and Garden.   Waster offers a real alternative in…

Recycling Brisbane: Innovations In Recycling For Your Business

Recycling Brisbane: diverting waste and commodities from landfill is a very worthy aim for any business – generally recycling can save your business money (if done smartly) and also – it is great for the environment! At Waster – we encourage small and medium businesses to use their environmental credentials to promote their business. Just thing how much hotel chains promote being environmentally conscious (i.e. signs on washing towels etc)…

Secure Document Destruction: Is Your Information Really Secure

Secure document destruction: if you are like Mr Waster, you have a healthy suspicious mind and question things. One thing I wondered about was whether shredded documents from a home shredder – or commercially bought shredder for your office is really secure – or whether the shredded documents can be pieced back together again (I remember watching a documentary about how the Viet Cong pieced together US documents after the…

Recycling Centre: Can Aussie Business Do Better To Improve Recycling?

Recycling Centre: there is an old saying in management that “if you can not measure it, you can not improve on it” – apparently by the famous scientist Lord Kelvin (see an interesting article in Forbes magazine that disputes this claim).  As Waster talks to companies about improving their environmental and recycling performance and reducing their costs – we started thinking, how is Australia doing as a nation regarding recycling,…

Reduce waste: and other useful tips for new businesses

Reduce waste: Waster is always keen to help new businesses, start ups and small businesses to decrease costs increase flexibility and reduce waste and recycling costs through putting in place smart processes and services for bin days. We recently spoke to the Officeworks Workwise website about some of our learnings when starting a new business (after all, Waster is a pretty new business also!). We were pleased to be quoted…

Sydney waste management centre: have we failed a customer?

Sydney waste management centre: Waster is a business focused on small and medium customers and so we try to listen very carefully to our customers and potential customers. We especially try to learn from the occasions when services do not run as smoothly as we had planned. In this blog – we will cover an example where nearly everything went wrong on a job.   Before we get to the…

Skip bin Newcastle: take advantage of great prices and no lock in contracts

Skip bin Newcastle: First things first – happy new year to all our customers and potential customers out there and wishing you all a prosperous and successful 2017. Waster will be there to support your business growth and hopefully we will all have a strong year.   Mr Waster is just back from a family Christmas holiday and he stopped off in lovely Newcastle, NSW on the way back from…