Australia’s recycling industry in trouble as rubbish grows

May 15, 2018

You’d think that once you place your recycling in the bin that your job is done, that the correct kind of waste will end up at the recycling plant for processing and reuse. You’d.

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The Strangest Things Ever Found in Skip Bins

October 13, 2017

In the lead up to Halloween, we thought we’d take a slightly different approach to our normal blogs on waste management, and take a dumpster dive into the stranger side of rubbish collection.  .

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What You Should and Shouldn’t Put Into Your Hired Skip Bin

August 18, 2017

Have you ever wondered what you can and can’t put into a skip bin? The last thing anyone wants to worry about when hiring a skip bin is being left with a nasty bill.

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Do You Know Just How Much Food is Actually Wasted in Australia?

July 14, 2017

The figures are astronomical. Don’t believe us? See for yourself!  *Information for this infographics was sourced from Foodwise and data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. And that’s just household food. If you add.

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Australia’s War on Waste

May 30, 2017

Have you been tuning into ABC’s War on Waste? This three-part series, hosted by Craig Reucassel, explores Australia’s need to reduce waste consumption. On average, how much waste do you throw out? In Australia,.

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Has Hoarding Become a ‘National Disorder’?

May 01, 2017

Do you suffer from ‘hoarding disorder’, or do you know someone who does? An estimated 1-3% of Australians suffer from this disorder, which equates to as many as 400,000 people. As the scope of.

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Toxic Pollutants Found in Dead Swan River Dolphins

April 06, 2017

Controversy sparked after the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) discovered 40 dead bottlenose dolphins were riddled with toxic pollutants. The pollutants in question, perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), have been linked to cancer and are restricted in.

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The Harmful Impact Waste Has on the Environment

March 23, 2017

For many of us, once we throw our trash out it becomes a classic case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’. This is why most of us never really put much thought into.

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The Negative Effects of Marine Waste

February 27, 2017

Despite Australian and International waste regulations that prohibit both individuals and businesses dumping rubbish in our oceans, approximately eight million metric tonnes of plastic enters the ocean from land each year. That’s the equivalent.

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A Decade Working in the Waste Industry…

October 28, 2016

I’m a mature woman (it’s not necessary to tell you how mature ?), who has been working in the waste industry for the past 10 years. My earlier careers were in secondary school teaching.

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