Waste Management Compost: Should We Use Our Trash As Fertiliser?

In light of the ongoing recycling crisis in Australia – some councils and State Governments are again talking about using waste management compost – i.e. basically using treated general waste from commercial and council red bins as compost – for many purposes.   In today’s blog – we will cover that issue – and ask is it a good idea – and is it something we actually want to be…

Garbage Removal Services Prices: Are All Waste Companies The Same?

Garbage removal services prices: if you are business owner, or the person responsible in your organisation for organising bin collections and recycling (whether an office manager or warehouse manager etc), you are probably asking yourself whether it is worthwhile moving suppliers for garbage removal services or is it a question of the grass is greener far away.   You may have been with your current waste company for many years…

Teaching Recycling To Students: Resources For School And Students

Teaching Recycling To Students: at Waster.com.au, we often receive requests from school groups asking for information about teaching recycling to students in Australia for usage in school projects etc. As Waster is committed to educating customers, as well as the wider community on waste and recycling matters, we are always keen to help in this regard. You will find below some of the links we suggest to people to get…

Rubbish Bins Melbourne: How Long Does It Take To Deliver Bins?

Rubbish bins Melbourne: how long does it take to deliver bins once they have been booked? When a new customer calls us to make a new booking for waste or recycling services – such as rubbish bin collection Melbourne, one of the most common questions they ask is “when can you deliver the bins?”   It is the nature of the world that people think hard about the service they want…

Australia’s Best Bins: 5 Signs You Should Think About Moving Supplier

Australia’s best bins: many people stick with the same supplier for their waste management and recycling services for many years – or even the life of the business. This is of course understandable – you have a business to run – and why change services if you do not gave to?   One of the issues with waste management services in general  – is that the first few weeks of…

How Much Recyclable Material Ends Up In Landfills – And Is It Getting Worse?

At Waster – we often meet with potential customers who are very suspicious about recycling and how much recyclable material ends up in landfill. To be honest, some people really believe the whole recycling industry is a con job – and we are often asked does recycling go to landfill?     Surveys of the general population even reflect this lack of confidence. The Guardian newspaper reports:   “Two-thirds of…

Rubbish In The Ocean – Can A Fleet Of Rubbish Cleaning Drones Rescue Our Seas?

Thankfully – in 2019, the major issue of huge amounts of rubbish in the ocean appears to be getting through to people. Whereas the old saying, out of sight, out of mind applies to many things waste and recycling related; this issue seems to be finally getting through to people.   At Waster – we have a real focus on reducing plastic waste and illegal dumping – by making all recycling…

Waste Removal Melbourne: Do Waste Companies Ever Reduce Prices?

Waste removal Melbourne: as anyone who reads our blogs on even a semi-regular basis (or who has ever dealt with an Australian waste company or rubbish collectors will know) regular rate increases have been a standard event twice or more times per year. It has become standard business practise for numerous providers to increase their prices for small customers two to three times a year, as the ability to increase…

Business Waste Collection: Is It Difficult To Arrange Business Services?

Business waste collection: Waster has a keen understanding of how difficult it can be to start a new business – it involves countless hours and investment of your savings and potentially borrowings to get it up and running Ensuring your utilities such as electricity and business waste collection is performed reliably and at a good price is one of those things you do not want to spend too much time…

Grease Trap Cleaning Melbourne: Answers To Your Common Questions

Grease trap cleaning Melbourne: when you operate a food services or food productionbusiness such as a bakery, restaurant, cafe etc you will likely be required by legislation to have a grease trap installed and serviced regularly on your premises – this is designed to prevent the waste pipe system becoming clogged up with oils, grease, fats and food scraps which would go down your sink. Just think about how much…

Solid Waste Management Treatment: New Facilities To Transform Aussie Waste Services

In lots of recent blogs – we have seen two trends: we have looked at the issues affecting the Australian and global recycling and solid waste management treatment sector – and argued for new facilities, increased investment and alternatives to plastic.     In some ways – it can seem a bit depressing – when you consider the scale of the problem – i.e. with plastic pollution.   Due to…