Cigarette Butt Recycling 🚬

At Waster, we always encourage customers to start their waste management and recycling journey by doing the easy stuff first, such as cardboard and commingled recycling. However, many clients ask us about trickier niche recycling areas like cigarette butt recycling. Is it available in Australia? Or better yet, can you even recycle cigarette filters?   Whilst cigarette butt waste is very small by volume – it is something that many…

Wheelie Bin Sizes Australia 2021 🗑️: What Is The Right Size For Your Business?

Wheelie bin sizes Australia: We all know that we need to organise a bin service for our business or commercial needs. But often, we do not know what sort of bin or size we require to best match our needs. In this blog, we will cover what a wheelie bin is, what sizes are available, the difference between litres and cubic metres and the pricing methodology behind it from a…

Can You Recycle Bleach Bottles? ♻️

Can You Recycle Bleach Bottles? ♻️ There are always common misconceptions in recycling. One such famous misconception is the recyclability of bleach bottles – a plastic bottle that contains bleach used for cleaning. Can you go out of your way to recycle bleach bottles? Waster will discuss everything in this blog.   Recycling remains as one of the best helpers of the environment. Every one of us concerned for the…

Can You Recycle Board Games? ♟️

Can You Recycle Board Games? ♟️: It’s getting quite cluttered at your basement. Your board games, especially, are taking up so much of the room. What you’ve decided to do is to recycle them. The question is: can you really recycle your old, unused board games? If not, what should you do with it? Find out more by continuing reading below.    Ah, board games – one of the fondest…

What Is Upcycling? 💭 – And Other Things You Should Know!

What Is Upcycling? 💭: We always hear about the importance of recycling. Sure enough, it is something we always should strive to do. However, recycling is not the only environment-protecting activity we have right now. Upcycling is becoming quite a trend nowadays. Do you know what it is?    Isn’t it the same with recycling? Apparently not; they may appear the same, but the difference is undoubtedly distinguishable. Recycling, on…

Circular Economy ♻️

Circular Economy ♻️: In this day and age, it is very important to keep items away from going into a landfill. As time goes by, more waste find their way into landfills and space becomes more scarce. Pretty soon, we would not be able to sustain it. That is where the circular economy comes into play.    Using something just once and throwing it afterwards is just a waste. Reading…

Christmas Recycling Facts 🎅 – Recycle Christmas Items In Australia!

Christmas Recycling Facts: It’s the most wonderful time of the year again!       A time full of gifts, food and drinks; Australians don’t shy away in lavishly spending come Christmastime. I’ve been there, gaining a few pounds after the holidays. Please don’t judge me; I just love eating and drinking!   Additionally, Australians don’t shy away from giving and receiving gifts, sometimes even unwanted ones. To emphasise, an…

Economy Waste Services 🏦

Economy Waste Services 🏦: If you have found this blog, you are certainly looking for ways to save money with economy waste services for your business. We can certainly help you with that. Moreover, we will describe how our business model lets us make profits whilst helping you cut costs and boosting profit.   We covered in a previous blog post (budget waste management) why a low-cost waste service does…

Washing Containers Before Recycling 💧

Washing Containers Before Recycling 💧: Is rinsing recyclables always needed? We take a look in this blog.   Day by day, the Christmas holiday fastly approaches. Food and drinks bought will be consumed by the merry family and friends. Christmas, after all, is about giving, receiving, and most importantly, spending time with your loved ones.   But after all of that comes the most gruesome part: the cleaning up period….

Recycling Centres in Australia ♻️

Recycling Centre Australia ♻️: there is an old saying in management that “if you can not measure it, you can not improve on it”. Apparently, the famous scientist Lord Kelvin stated this. For more useful information, 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…

Waste Incineration 🏭 – Is Burning Good For Australia?

Waste Incineration 🏭: It is widely understood that the Australian waste management sector is in turmoil due to new restrictions in exporting recycling commodities, due to the introduction of China’s waste ban back in 2018.   In today’s blog, we take a new look at whether waste incineration, basically burning trash, would play any part in the future of waste collection in this country.   In the world of reducing…