Economic Value Of Waste: How To Maximize The Value Of Waste!

Economic Value Of Waste: Whereas the average Swede sends 3 kg of waste to landfills each year, the average Australian sends 1 tonne!   Since the industrial revolution, waste has been a major environmental issue worldwide.   At the same time, humankind has been following a linear model of production and consumption.   A model which not only limits sustainability, but also limits environment-friendly waste products.   These waste products are…

Waste Bins Adelaide: Minimise Costs For Adelaide Bin Collections

Waste bins Adelaide: Waster is committed to reducing waste management costs for small and medium businesses and organisations that require rubbish collection Adelaide services – as well as other metro regions throughout the rest of Australia.     Of course – pretty much any business – whether small or large will likely require SA waste Adelaide bins – at some point. At Waster – we focus on small businesses – just…

Recycling boxes: How To Boost Work Place Recycling Performance

Recycling boxes: we speak to many customers who are very focused on benefiting the environment and increasing their work place recycling performance. The tougher things to recycling to date have been things like Nespresso pods, plastic gloves etc.     Basically the things that you would like to recycle but have been putting in general waste due to the lack of an alternative solution.   In today’s blog – we…

Waste Management And Technology: Automated Waste Collection Systems

Waste Management And Technology: The dawn of automation is upon us begging the question – how smart are your smart bins?   Revolutionizing ways we monitor, manage and collect waste materials and recyclables are technological enhancements to waste bins – or “smart bins”.     Gradually paving the way to more efficient, cost-wise and stress-free waste removal systems.   The assumption can be made that organic waste is not harmful,…

Packaging Alternatives To Plastic: Eco-friendly Substitutes For Plastic

Packaging Alternatives To Plastic: Durable, elastic, adaptable and a cheap to produce.   These are but some of the characteristics we automatically credit to plastic – and of course they are pretty much true.     Be that as it may, plastic has – since its inception – become a major scourge of the Earth.   Plastic is very easy and convenient to use, but in today’s day and age…

Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable?: And What You Knead To Know!

Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable?: We all want to do the right thing when it comes to recycling.   But unfortunately some items aren’t as easy to recycle – and pizza boxes are one of these.     You may be unaware that your favourite pizza and the box that it comes with are an unlikely pairing.   Here’s why – pizza boxes, for the most part, are made of corrugated cardboard….

Effects Of Microbeads On The Environment: Worldwide Impact And Damage!

Effects Of Microbeads On The Environment: Whoever says “what you do not know cannot hurt you” – is about to be blown off of their seat!   An increasing number of studies demonstrated evidences of harmful effects caused by everyday products such as toothpaste and facial wash – so read up to know more.     Plastic pollution is an issue many of us are now highly aware of.  …

Are Baby Wipes Recyclable?: And What Alternatives You Should Consider!

Are Baby Wipes Recyclable?: You may think that you’re too old to take “baby” steps – pun intended – but think again!   Today, we focus our attention on how the humble wet wipe adversely affects not just you, but your communities and wider environment as well.     Most importantly, we will dive into alternative solutions on how to combat increasing number of waste materials in general  – and…

Can You Recycle Tea Bags?: And What You Need To Know!

Can You Recycle Tea Bags?: We look at your favourite cuppa and why you should maybe think about not using plastic tea bags due to microplastics leaching in water.   Tea packaging comes in different variants: paper, silk and plastic. Most tea bags are made from paper, with a small amount of plastic used to seal them shut. It is this mixed material that causes real recycling issues.    …

What Is Ewaste? – And What Your Business Should Know!

As a normal business – or any household – you will find you are buying more and more electronic items. What once was paper based – is now almost inevitably becoming electronic and digital. We have even asked in previous blogs – if anyone will need confidential paper bins – if everything is digital. Inevitably – as technology develops ever quicker – much of your old electronics will become obsolete…

Recycle Coffee Grounds: A Smart Way For Cafes To Save Money!

If you are like me – you can not get through a day without one or more (make that eight!) coffees. You will of course ask yourself – is it possible to recycle coffee grounds and what options are available. In today’s blog – we will look at this from the perspective of a business – like a cafe or restaurant – but of course the same approach can work…