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20 Facts About Waste in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

By |2019-03-20T12:01:55+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Gold Coast, Rubbish Removals|

The Great Barrier Reef - the world largest coral ecosystem and unmatched biodiversity haven - is an ideal destination if you want an ultimate snorkelling and diving experience. During your visit, you will sample a variety of vibrant coral species. That aside, research tells us the Great Barrier Reef is in big trouble. Scientists [...]

How Much Does it Cost to Demolish a House in Sydney

By |2019-03-19T14:32:13+00:00March 21st, 2019|Strip Out & Small Demolition|

If your current home can no longer accommodate all your family, or perhaps you are living in an ideal location with a not-so-good house, then demolishing it may be a better option. Regardless of the reason, there are several advantages of starting something brand new, especially if it will come the way you want [...]

10 Types of Hazardous Building Waste That Requires Professional Removal

By |2019-03-19T14:12:56+00:00March 19th, 2019|Construction Rubbish Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Proper management of construction or demolition waste is not a job for everyone. It involves a number of procedures that require professional expertise, and the use of advanced machinery & equipment. Moreover, some of the waste may contain hazardous materials, which may cause grievous harm if not handled properly. To avoid causing damage to [...]

10 Surprising Building Materials Made Entirely Out of Waste Products

By |2019-03-19T13:52:07+00:00March 17th, 2019|Construction Rubbish Tips, Recycling|

Recycling of waste products into building materials has lately become the norm in the construction industry. The essence of this practise is to put waste into good use and reduce the amount of trash that goes to landfills. Interestingly, contractors are increasingly joining the green building bandwagon by advocating for the use of recycled [...]

7 Junk Items That Are Not Recyclable

By |2019-03-14T15:05:47+00:00March 15th, 2019|Recycling|

Recycling is amazing. It creates a healthier environment, prevents unnecessary waste, and saves a lot of energy. Out of all the waste produced by humans, 75% is recyclable. Therefore, there are many types of waste that shouldn’t get into your recycling bin. Some items can easily damage recycling equipment, and it’s important to know [...]

Is it Illegal to Throw Junk into Someone Else’s Skip Bin

By |2019-03-14T14:34:25+00:00March 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It is already late in the night, and you realise you’ve got a ton of waste rolling around after a renovation or from hoarding rubbish but you have already filled up your bin. So, do you keep the extra trash until the time comes? Or, do you pry around to check if a neighbour’s [...]

How Supermarkets Deal with Food Waste

By |2019-03-14T13:55:03+00:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

One of the major challenges in the world today is how to manage waste and conserve our environment. There are many types of waste that are hazardous to our environment, one of them is food waste. Food waste is the food that gets discarded before being consumed. Over a third of the food that is [...]

Scavenging Rubbish: is it illegal or not?

By |2019-03-14T13:37:28+00:00March 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Imaging this scenario. Your next-door neighbour has just thrown a piece of old furniture for council collection. According to your assessment, the set perfectly fit your living room and probably you have seen someone before picking such stuff before. And in any case, the owner has shown clear intentions of giving up ownership of [...]

What is Interior Demolition?

By |2019-03-14T13:14:24+00:00March 7th, 2019|Strip Out & Small Demolition|

Demolition is a process of dismantling a structure or a site. A structure or site can be demolished for many reasons, such as environmental conservation, old structures and renovation purposes. Demolition is not a small task but a sophisticated process that involves the use of strong machineries such as cranes, explosive devices, hydraulic machines, [...]

Impacts of Plastic Bottle Dumping to Australian Beaches

By |2019-03-12T09:30:32+00:00March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Illegal plastic dumping is a major source of rubbish on most Australian beaches. A study that Earthwatch Australia, CSIRO, Shell and TeachWild conducted showed that the huge amounts of plastic bottles come with ocean currents. Moreover, the study showed that a larger percentage of the coastal debris comes from Australia and not from the [...]

What is a Hard Demolition?

By |2019-03-11T17:19:38+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Construction Rubbish Tips, Strip Out & Small Demolition|

What is a hard demolition? It is not rare to find a building being reduced to rubble due to safety concerns or old age. Just as the name suggests, a hard demolition is the process of safely tearing down the structural elements of a building using heavy equipment and machinery such as bulldozers and [...]

What is a Soft Demolition?

By |2019-03-11T17:09:26+00:00March 1st, 2019|Construction Rubbish Tips, Strip Out & Small Demolition|

What is a soft demolition? Soft demolition is simply the process of taking a building or a structure apart, piece by piece. The process involves the safe removal of material inside and outside the building, including floor coverings, ceiling tiles, drywall, bathroom fixtures, fittings, lights, cable trays and glass panels. Essentially, it focuses on [...]

10 Creative Useful Things You Can Make From Junk

By |2019-02-28T13:37:12+00:00February 27th, 2019|Household Tips|

You might not know this, but that piece of junk that finds its way into your trash bin everyday may just turn out to be the hidden treasure you’ve been looking for. In essence, the things people deem as garbage, such as glass bottles, plastic pots and paper rolls are actually recyclable. You can [...]

5 Types of Waste Disposal Methods

By |2019-02-25T17:08:50+00:00February 25th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Many families around the world produce a large amount of waste every single day. Litter, rubbish, garbage, trash, or anything else you would like to call it has become firmly part of daily life. In Australia, the government estimates that food waste alone is costing the economy over $20 billion per year. It, therefore, [...]

Our Rubbish Removal Truck can Handle Both Small and Large Jobs

By |2019-02-25T16:54:12+00:00February 23rd, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

If you have been stressing about your large amount of waste, it’s time to relax! Paul’s Rubbish Removal has got your back. We are experts in all types of waste removal services. To know how experienced a waste management company is, just look at its truck. Most reliable companies invest in a worthwhile truck [...]

Top 5 Waste Management Tips to Save Your Business Money

By |2019-02-22T15:51:25+00:00February 21st, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

If you have realised that your business is producing more waste than it did some years ago, it is the time to start reducing the amount of waste. By reducing the waste, you will save money on the expensive waste hauling in addition to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and health issues that arise due [...]

50 Surprising Facts about Rubbish and Waste

By |2019-02-22T11:08:49+00:00February 19th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Waste and rubbish have slowly but surely become part of everyday life. Years back, humans used to recycle and reuse almost everything, simply because things were scarce. There were no industries that produce thousands of products every single day. At the same time, many societies didn’t have the infrastructure to transport millions of goods [...]

How Paul’s Rubbish Removal Can Help Remove Your Treadmill

By |2019-02-22T10:34:26+00:00February 17th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

If you have an old or unwanted treadmill at home, you probably have scratched your head wondering how to dispose of such bulky equipment. The truth is that getting rid of any exercising equipment can be really challenging. Not only is it large, but it is also heavy and bulky to remove by yourself. Luckily, [...]

Why Paul’s Rubbish Removal is The Best Junk Company

By |2019-02-22T10:45:55+00:00February 15th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

For all your rubbish removal and other related services, you can always turn to Paul’s Rubbish Removal. We are a well-established company providing both residential and commercial rubbish removal services. We understand junk removal is one of the tasks that you are likely not to face so often but turn out to be a real [...]

10 Interesting Facts about Waste in Gold Coast

By |2019-03-20T11:41:04+00:00February 13th, 2019|Gold Coast, Rubbish Removals|

Gold Coast is one of Australia’s most spectacular cities, thanks to its hinterland ranges, waterways, forest, and breathtaking beaches. This city is the sixth largest in Australia and is home to a large population of people, plus many industries and companies. Also, there are so many tourists who flock the Gold Coast each year [...]

Importance of Keeping Your Childcare Centre Waste-free

By |2019-02-22T09:33:23+00:00February 11th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Any licensed child care centre is generally considered to be a safe haven for children given that they are under the obligation to meet all necessary licensing regulations. These are places where infants and toddlers are brought to be looked after hence the need to keep them waste-free. If such centres are neglected, it [...]

10 Tips to Reduce Waste at School

By |2019-02-22T09:16:41+00:00February 9th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Waste reduction has become the ultimate goal for many societies as humans work to save themselves and their environment from the adverse effects of litter contamination. There has been a lot of talk on ways to reduce waste at home, with many families incorporating better waste management systems fairly well. Now, the new frontier [...]

Top 15 Surprising Ocean Waste Facts You Need to Know

By |2019-02-20T16:32:31+00:00February 7th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

As much as the ocean is one of the most expansive, mysterious, unexplored and diverse places on earth, human activities on land are threatening the whole oceanic ecosystem. There are various sources of ocean pollution that include chemicals, residential, agricultural and industrial waste, noise, invasive organisms, etc. When such pollutants enter the sea, they [...]

10 Actionable Tips You Can Do to Reduce Ocean Waste

By |2019-02-20T16:17:03+00:00February 5th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Studies show that the oceans have about 26,000 tons of plastic and other wastes like cigarettes and beverage cans causing a lot more havoc than you can imagine. To begin with, plastic is deadly for wildlife such as seabirds, dolphins, seals, and fish. Hundreds of these animals are dying every year from ingesting or [...]

How to Best Clean Your Household Carpet

By |2019-02-15T16:53:25+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

A clean carpet is an essential part of your home when it comes to enhancing its appearance. At the same time, a clean carpet plays a crucial role in the health of your family members who live within your home. However, the sight of a stained and dingy carpet can create an unpleasant atmosphere [...]

How to Remove an Old Household Carpet

By |2019-02-15T16:37:40+00:00February 1st, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Getting rid of an old or worn out carpet should not be a problem anymore. This means that you can do it on your own or contract a professional to accomplish the task for you. However, what is important in this regard is to do the job right and professionally. Taking this task on [...]

Clean Up Australia Day

By |2019-01-24T15:03:40+00:00January 28th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Waste disposal is becoming a major problem in Australia. As the population continues to increase, the rate of wastage increases alongside. Statistically, Australia generates approximately 48 million tons of rubbish annually. According to the data from the Department of Environment and Heritage, the waste generated by Australians comes from three main sources. These include municipal [...]

How Has Waste Management Changed in Australia?

By |2019-01-29T11:48:26+00:00January 26th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

The capital cities in Australia expanded rapidly in the late 1980s and early 1990s and it became clear that the waste management plans were not effective. The tips were not regulated and private operators run them inefficiently leading to the call for central management and government control. People also believed that the tip space [...]

4 Effective Tips to Stop Rubbish Bin Smell

By |2019-01-24T14:29:36+00:00January 24th, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Summer is here and every Australian is wary of their rubbish bin odour. No one likes the stench that comes from the bin especially during summer when temperatures are high. The warm weather helps bacteria multiply at a faster rate and hence responsible for the odour. Bins that occasionally took weeks to get stinky [...]

Why Hoarding is Bad for Your Health

By |2019-01-23T17:17:01+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Quite frankly, every home has clutter in some place. It can be a messy closet, a junk drawer or even an attic full of things you don’t even remember. Hoarding affects everyone and if you don’t pay attention to it, you can find yourself, home and life at risk. You could be a hoarder [...]

5 Simple Tips on Sorting Rubbish for Recycling

By |2019-01-23T16:11:08+00:00January 20th, 2019|Recycling, Rubbish Removals|

Sorting rubbish for recycling is an easy process that neither requires special resources nor a lot of time. When you sort out waste, the important thing is to separate any biodegradable item from household waste. The concept here is very simple: not every item that you don’t need is garbage. This means that there [...]

Tips to Minimise Rubbish on Australia Day

By |2019-01-22T15:44:47+00:00January 18th, 2019|Food Waste, Rubbish Removals|

Australia Day is about acknowledging and celebrating any significant contribution which every single Australian makes to the contemporary, diverse and dynamic nation. The marking of January the 26th is an important day in the history of Australia. It is a day that is seen as an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the nation's diverse [...]

When Do We Need to Replace Our Kitchen Appliances?

By |2019-01-21T09:59:15+00:00January 16th, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Kitchen appliances are essential devices in any household where most of us can’t imagine a world without them. They make our work relatively easier and help us achieve our cooking objectives with minimal effort. However, as a result of regular use, kitchen appliances will experience wear and tear over time, and this will, on [...]

What Happens When Our Landfills Are Full?

By |2019-01-21T09:04:07+00:00January 14th, 2019|Rubbish Removals|

Landfills are extremely useful sites. They hold unwanted potentially dangerous waste, everything that isn’t recyclable and other types of rubbish, all in one spot. Landfills ensure that the excess fluid, as well as highly dangerous methane gas that comes from it, is safely disposed of. From handling gas emissions to monitoring groundwater, modern landfill [...]

Items To Collect Before a Deceased Estate Clearance

By |2019-01-17T10:25:41+00:00January 12th, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

The loss of someone close to you is always a redefining moment in life. The death of a family member starts a process which, though painful, is normal and expected. It is a period in which you gradually come to terms with that loss and start to regroup and view yourself in a new [...]

How To Prepare for a Deceased Estate Clearance

By |2019-01-15T15:03:36+00:00January 10th, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

There are no words to describe how losing your loved one feels like. Even while you are grieving, you’ll need to stay strong, console some of your family members and participate in the funeral arrangements as well. What’s more, you’ll have to deal with other technical and potentially daunting tasks such as a deceased [...]

Benefits of Using a Deceased Estate Clearance Service

By |2019-01-10T11:02:36+00:00January 8th, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

The death of a loved one can be a life-changing moment filled with full of emotions. In the context of this burning issue, we put into account both the practical and emotional challenges that come about when someone has passed away. As such, the responsibility that faces family members in this regard is of [...]

5 Benefits of Clearing Deceased Estates Early

By |2019-01-17T17:14:02+00:00January 6th, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Clearing or cleaning up a deceased estate is not an easy task for those affected. In reality, this is the time of distress and all events preceding the demise of your loved one can be overwhelming for you and your family members. Since time is of the essence regarding this matter, it is important [...]

8 Mistakes When Handling Deceased Estate Possessions

By |2019-01-10T10:05:12+00:00January 4th, 2019|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

It is never easy to deal with a family member's demise. There is an aspect of emotional loss which is often followed closely by a monumental task of handling the deceased's estate or any possessions left behind. It is generally a good idea to sort through as soon as possible as there are many benefits [...]

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Office Furniture

By |2018-12-21T16:48:54+00:00December 31st, 2018|Office Junk Tips|

Generally, everyday employees spend around 8 hours each day seated at their desk. Therefore, the selection of office furniture is important. Bad choice of furnishes might result in work injury-related complaints. In addition, it might lead to a sharp decrease in workplace happiness and employee wellness, leading to a higher staff turnover rate. To [...]

Why Having Modern Office Furniture is Important

By |2018-12-21T16:26:57+00:00December 29th, 2018|Office Junk Tips|

Generally, everyday employees spend around 8 hours each day seated at their desk. Therefore, the selection of office furniture is important. Bad choice of furnishes might result in work injury-related complaints. In addition, it might lead to a sharp decrease in workplace happiness and employee wellness, leading to a higher staff turnover rate. To [...]

How to Effectively Identify Useless Office Junk

By |2018-12-21T15:46:29+00:00December 27th, 2018|Office Junk Tips|

An organised workspace and one that is free of clutter will supercharge your day. Such a workspace will provide you with more room to finish your daily tasks in addition to freeing you from the visual distractions that cause stress. However, some people fail to de-clutter their office mainly because they feel personally attached [...]

Should you Consider a Sit-to-Stand Desk?

By |2018-12-21T15:35:34+00:00December 25th, 2018|Office Junk Tips|

At first, it might be hard to decide on whether sit-to-stand desks are worth consideration in your office. The negative effects that sitting has on our health have made it develop a bad name in most offices. In fact, its effects are comparable to smoking. Sitting for over eight hours at a computer desk [...]

6 Benefits of an Open Space Office

By |2018-12-19T17:24:35+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Cheap Rubbish Removal|

Having a well-designed workspace is of the utmost importance to most companies. Regardless of the type of business, you always want to have a decent office that supports both the mission and vision of your firm. Simply put, an office is a central hub for your company and its design and the overall appearance [...]

Traditional Filing Cabinet vs Digital Storage

By |2018-12-19T17:02:13+00:00December 21st, 2018|Cheap Rubbish Removal|

Do you really need the conventional filing systems in the current digital world? Most companies have modernised the way they store their data and this has left many wondering whether we still need traditional filing cabinets or not. With technology rapidly increasing and following Moore’s Law, digital storage systems have become a cheap and [...]

Simple Ways to Reduce Waste in the Office

By |2018-12-21T11:47:06+00:00December 20th, 2018|Office Junk Tips|

Your business’s bottom line takes a negative hit when there is a lot of waste involved in running it. You will not realise any profits and may end up losing it. Below are simple ways to reduce office waste to help you decrease operating cost for higher profits. Use both sides of the paperEvery office [...]

Innovative Ideas to Recycle Strip Out Waste

By |2018-12-14T16:24:20+00:00December 19th, 2018|Strip Out & Small Demolition|

Though there are a lot of benefits associated with a strip out demolition project, it can equally come with its fair share of problems. Just like any other type of construction work, strip out demolitions always result in the creation of waste. If not properly handled, this waste poses as a significant danger to [...]

Common Tools Used in a Small Demolition

By |2018-12-14T15:18:04+00:00December 17th, 2018|Strip Out & Small Demolition|

No job can be done right without the right tools. Demolition is the same, it can be a demanding job. It’s more than just ordinary carpentry. It always involves tampering with the structural components of your building. Before you begin any demolition project, be sure you are stocked up on the relevant tools and [...]

Why You Need a Professional Bathroom Strip Out Service

By |2018-12-14T13:04:31+00:00December 15th, 2018|Strip Out & Small Demolition|

Is your bathroom looking old, unsightly and weathered? If yes, then the chances are high that you are currently contemplating a bathroom strip out and renovation to bring it back to life. Before you make the move, you need to contact a highly qualified professional to complete your bathroom strip out and project. Stripping [...]

Advantages of a Strip Out Before Renovation

By |2018-12-13T11:56:39+00:00December 13th, 2018|Strip Out & Small Demolition|

Demolition processes will always encompass many areas, one of them being strip outs. A strip out usually involves the removal of all the internal components of a building. It means removing all the non-essential or less important elements of a building so they can be redesigned and remodelled. It can be an essential requirement [...]

NSW Building Demolition Safety Rules and Regulations

By |2019-02-20T11:37:32+00:00December 11th, 2018|Strip Out & Small Demolition|

Demolition work involves knocking down and dismantling a part or whole of a structure. Regardless of the structure you want to demolish, whether it is a shed, tower, building, chimney stack, storage tank or silo, demolition is one of the highest risk activities around. Some of the risks associated with structural demolition include falling [...]

6 Benefits of a Professional Strip Out Service

By |2018-12-11T17:15:48+00:00December 9th, 2018|Rubbish Removals, Strip Out & Small Demolition|

When it comes to commercial strip out in Australia, Paul’s Rubbish Removal services are professionals in the field. Regardless of how huge or small your industrial and home space requires to be stripped out, we can handle the task. So, if your plan this year is to refurbish, renovate or strip your entire bathroom, [...]

5 Things to Consider Before a Home Strip Out

By |2018-12-14T10:22:51+00:00December 7th, 2018|Rubbish Removals, Strip Out & Small Demolition|

Over the past few decades, the housing sector has evolved dramatically in Australia. New designs are constantly hitting the market to target residential properties. Homeowners are catching on to the trends and are always remodelling their old homes to keep up.First and foremost, strip outs are the first steps towards achieving a dream home. It [...]

5 Dangers During Small Demolitions

By |2018-12-11T17:11:31+00:00December 5th, 2018|Rubbish Removals, Strip Out & Small Demolition|

Demolition refers to physical destruction and tearing down of a building or any other human-made structure. Unlike deconstruction that involves carefully taking a structure apart and preserving valuable elements for reuse, demolition often involves completely tearing apart of structural components. It could be a fence, a wall, or shed or any other. Small demolitions [...]

4 Tips to Avoid a Building Demolition Failure

By |2018-12-11T17:09:30+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Rubbish Removals, Strip Out & Small Demolition|

There are times when a building needs to be demolished and removed. Some of the reasons include weak foundation, old worn-out buildings, dangerous materials like asbestos, building expansion, change in governmental zoning laws and others. Demolition companies usually use different tactics to demolish a building. Common demolition tactics include implosion, wrecking ball and high [...]

How is Waste Managed Around the World?

By |2018-12-04T11:37:17+00:00December 1st, 2018|Recycling|

It is apparent that the world, at large, is experiencing a lot of problems when it comes to proper waste management. According to data from the World Bank, the rate of waste generated is only expected to increase. In 2016, the world’s cities generated approximately two billion tonnes of solid waste. This amounts to [...]

What is Global Recycling Day?

By |2018-11-26T12:32:01+00:00November 29th, 2018|Recycling|

The number of rubbish humans throws away is on the rise and sadly, this trend is only projected to increase. The current global waste generation levels stand approximately at 1.3 billion tonnes per year. This figure is widely expected to rise to approximately 2.2 billion tonnes per year in the next six years. This [...]

Australia’s Current and Future Recycling Programs

By |2018-11-26T13:54:43+00:00November 27th, 2018|Recycling|

It is true that Australia competes against the rest of the world in a number of ways and recycling is no exception. In certain aspects such as newspaper recycling, Australia has been the leader for many years. However, there are other areas where it has to pull up its socks. According to the recent [...]

Biodegradable and Non-biodegradable Waste

By |2018-11-26T10:36:16+00:00November 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

As the human population continues to grow, a corresponding growth in rubbish also occurs. With the number of human beings only projected to dramatically increase, the above correlation implies that the amount of waste will only increase with time. Therefore, we must employ the best strategies when it comes to proper waste management. Generally, [...]

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

By |2018-11-26T09:56:20+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

The garbage patch typically refers to the name given to the massive concentrations of rubbish in the northern parts of the Pacific Ocean. It should be noted that a significant amount of this garbage is plastic. To be more precise, this is an area in the Pacific Ocean with a very high concentration of [...]

How to Declutter Your Home for the New Year

By |2018-11-22T13:07:28+00:00November 21st, 2018|Household Tips|

There are many reasons why you would want to make decluttering one of your most important end-year resolutions. Decluttering not only results in a sense of self-efficacy but confidence as well. When you decide to take your time to organise your house appropriately, you’ll always feel energised after the work. What’s more, you’ll see [...]

How to Encourage Employees to Recycle at Work

By |2018-11-16T16:25:32+00:00November 19th, 2018|Household Tips|

According to a particular report, Australian workplaces generate at least 12.5 million tons of waste annually. Out of this, forty-four per cent is being sent to the landfill. Another way to look at this is that every year, the average Australian worker generates nearly 1.7 tonnes of rubbish. Clearly, if we are to save [...]

Everything About Organic and Inorganic Waste

By |2018-11-12T15:12:07+00:00November 17th, 2018|Household Tips|

With the increase in human activities on the planet, there’s bound to be excessive amount of waste produced. Most of it is either organic or inorganic. Let’s take a look at some questions revolving organic and inorganic waste. What are some of the differences between organic and inorganic waste? If you weren’t aware, a [...]

How IoT Can Help With Waste Management

By |2018-11-12T14:59:44+00:00November 15th, 2018|Household Tips|

Having developed a stable industrial base and achieved commendable economic growth for the last few decades, today, Australia is highly industrialised and urbanised. Even though this kind of improvement is literally good for everyone, it has come with its fair share of problems. To be more precise, it has had a huge negative impact [...]

Minimising Waste in Christmas 2018

By |2018-11-12T14:35:29+00:00November 13th, 2018|Household Tips|

Did you know that Australia produces an average of 647 kg of municipal waste annually? According to a recent report published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, (OECD), Australia is the fourth biggest producer of municipal waste globally, only lagging behind, the US, Denmark and Switzerland. Even though not all this rubbish [...]

How to Reduce Waste at Schools

By |2018-11-12T14:22:21+00:00November 11th, 2018|Rubbish Removals|

Are you aware that Australia is listed among the countries in the world with one of the highest waste productions? A huge amount of its waste come from industrial premises, households, and schools. Most Australian schools have been noted as the main culprits in generating waste. Sources and types of waste in schools Schools [...]

Which Country Recycles The Most Rubbish?

By |2018-11-09T14:25:51+00:00November 9th, 2018|Household Tips|

Nearly everyone across the globe knows what waste recycling is. Equally, all of us are aware of the potential benefits of recycling. The world's population is increasing at an alarming rate and this means we should have better ways of handling rubbish because each human being accumulates significant waste over their lifetime. Waste not [...]

Fibreglass – What It Is and How to Dispose Of It

By |2018-11-09T13:37:06+00:00November 7th, 2018|Household Tips|

Fibreglass is widely regarded as a material which boasts major industrial advantages over some of its conventional rivals such as aluminium, steel and wood. It is not only relatively more durable, but it is also less energy-intensive in development and has a number of applications. However, the question is, how can we dispose of [...]

Post Renovation or Strip Out Clean Up Tips

By |2018-11-05T16:02:18+00:00November 5th, 2018|Household Tips|

As a homeowner, a home renovation is something you probably think about every time and again. If done right, a complete house renovation can have a great positive impact on your structure. A home renovation usually gives you an opportunity to make your structure something unique, one which reflects your tastes and preferences. In [...]

What You Need to Know About Asbestos

By |2018-11-05T16:03:06+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Household Tips|

Several years back, asbestos was a vital component of the building industry. It boasts of a number of appealing properties including the ability to withstand extreme heat, decomposition and erosion. What’s more, it has water and fire-resistant properties and it’s quite easy to see why this versatile material had more than 3,000 industrial applications [...]

Household Items You Don’t Need for 2019

By |2018-10-29T15:07:18+00:00November 1st, 2018|Household Tips|

It has been proven that cluttered spaces will cause you stress. With the extra stimuli created by a disorderly environment, your cognitive function becomes easily overwhelmed and this can make you increasingly irritable. What’s more, clutter makes you more ashamed of your house and this, in turn, can create even more stress. Stress, on [...]

Importance of a Clean and Rubbish-free Building Site

By |2018-10-25T13:55:21+00:00October 30th, 2018|Construction Rubbish Tips|

Building sites are a dangerous place. The work involved is usually very physical and the workers are often required to use and operate powerful machinery. They are also required to climb to great heights and interact with a whole host of construction waste. As we all know, all these factors contribute to a high [...]

How to Sort and Recycle Household Waste More Efficiently

By |2018-10-30T09:32:37+00:00October 28th, 2018|Household Tips, Recycling|

It is common knowledge that our planet has limited resources. This implies that we should use these limited resources available as sparingly as possible. The best way to utilise the natural resources more sensibly is to limit the number of things that we use in our daily lives. It would also be a good [...]

What To Consider When Purchasing a New Fridge

By |2018-10-25T13:05:12+00:00October 26th, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Refrigerators have become essential in every household and it’s hard to imagine a world without them. In fact, nearly every Australian household owns a refrigerator. There are potentially endless benefits that a fridge offers. It functions at low temperatures and provides an efficient cooling environment which helps to keep your food items cool and [...]

Will Television Become Obsolete?

By |2018-10-15T15:15:34+00:00October 24th, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

There is no doubt that television is a huge source of entertainment. One of the greatest advantages of having a TV is that it keeps you up to date with what is happening around the world. You can watch your favourite sports, current news, movies as well as a host of educational and parenting [...]

How to Live a Rubbish-Free, Minimalist Lifestyle

By |2018-10-24T09:06:35+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Over the last few years, the minimalist lifestyle has gained massive popularity, thanks to the potential benefits. However, very few people have a clear idea of how to adopt a minimalist lifestyle.Being minimalist is not about depriving yourself of all the important things you crave for. Again, it does not mean that you have to [...]

4 Useful Tips to Effectively Maintain Rubbish in Your Basement

By |2018-10-10T11:04:41+00:00October 20th, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Homeowners are finding it extremely hard to clean and maintain their basements. In fact, junk accumulation has become a chronic problem for many Australians. One of the realities of things is that human beings tend to accumulate things. The truth is that nearly everyone finds themselves having to deal with excess rubbish at home [...]

Impact of Plastic Pollution on Marine Life

By |2018-10-09T17:07:06+00:00October 18th, 2018|Recycling|

There is no doubt that plastic is useful. Plastic is not only affordable but equally versatile as well. These factors make it ideal for a broad range of applications and it is widely believed that its use will only increase. The world’s population is expected to increase, which implies that the consumption, use and [...]

7 Tips to Cleaning Rubbish in Your Garden Or Yard

By |2018-10-08T09:19:41+00:00October 16th, 2018|Rubbish Removals|

Got some rubbish in your yard or garden that you want to clean up? Yard maintenance is one way of keeping a house neat and looking its best. Here are our 7 amazing tips for clearing the rubbish in your garden or yard. 1) Wear Protective Clothing Protect yourself from sharp objects, bacteria, insects [...]

5 Tips To Effectively Maintain Rubbish In Your Attic

By |2018-10-08T09:20:11+00:00October 14th, 2018|Household Tips|

Thinking of doing some attic cleaning along with your yearly spring ritual? Best practices go a long way towards a more effortless cleaning. Here are our 5 tips to help you effectively maintain your attic to keep it in tip-top condition all year long. 1) Wear Protective Clothing Attics can be rife with various [...]

Why Incinerating Waste is a Problem

By |2018-10-11T11:22:18+00:00October 12th, 2018|Construction Rubbish Tips|

Building a waste incineration facility to generate energy may seem like a great idea. It will not only help you get rid of garbage but will also help you acquire new energy source at a low cost. However, incinerating waste is a big problem. Even those pundits who promote the use of technology when [...]

6 Things You Need To Know Before Starting Demolition Work in Sydney

By |2018-10-08T09:20:22+00:00October 10th, 2018|Construction Rubbish Tips|

For many homeowners, the term “demolition” often conjures up an image of large buildings that fall to the ground and create clouds of dust. In fact, this only makes up a fraction of all the demolition work implemented. In general, a demolition project typically involves destroying parts of an exterior or interior to prepare [...]

Rubbish Causes You Stress: Here’s How It Does It

By |2018-10-08T09:20:57+00:00October 8th, 2018|Household Tips|

Stress is one of our biggest enemies and also a common trigger for a variety of health conditions. We usually relate stress with pressure from work, relationships or a lack of sleep. But did you know that rubbish lying around the house may be equally responsible for building up stress. By rubbish, we don’t [...]

Are Coffee Cups Recyclable in Australia?

By |2018-10-03T12:12:20+00:00October 6th, 2018|Recycling|

Australia is undoubtedly the nation of coffee lovers, with a cup of coffee never far away for us to take in the caffeine. While it might be great to sit down and sip on our favourite at a local cafe, most of us often grab a takeaway for convenience. This leads to a huge [...]

13 Household Rubbish You Didn’t Know That Was Recyclable

By |2018-10-04T08:30:31+00:00October 4th, 2018|Household Tips, Recycling|

If you wish to save the environment and stay green, recycling is the name of the game. You have probably already heard of several things that can be recycled to reuse natural resources. Let’s explore 13 surprisingly recyclable items that you can find around your house. 1) Wine corks Your local recycling centre may [...]

4 Common Types of Hoarding

By |2018-10-08T09:20:36+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Household Tips|

Hoarding is a serious disorder that can manifest itself in diverse ways. It can make you look messy and disorganised. There are several reasons that can make you a hoarder. However, it is vital to understand the dangers that come along with this obsessive behaviour. You can hoard different types of items and in [...]

8 Tips To Effectively Manage Warehouse Rubbish

By |2018-10-08T09:20:50+00:00September 30th, 2018|Office Junk Tips|

We know warehouses are the place where most of the backend activities of a business take place. From maintaining inventory and training staff to packaging materials for delivery and removing warehouse rubbish, a lot goes into managing a warehouse. By cutting down the waste and keeping your warehouse clean, you can make your business [...]

6 Advantages of Professional Piano Removal and Disposal

By |2018-09-20T10:42:00+00:00September 28th, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

There are a few old pianos out there which are antiques, but the majority of them are junk. After many decades of use, it might cost you thousands of dollars to repair or restore. More importantly, it can take up valuable space in your small apartment. But the problem is how you can safely [...]

7 Common Deceased Estate Cleanup Items

By |2018-09-20T09:40:36+00:00September 26th, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

Cleaning up a deceased estate can be a daunting task. It is a tough position to be in and the sight of your deceased belongings can be painful. Not only that but you also cannot decide which things you need to clean up. When that time comes, what type of cleaning is required? Proper [...]

4 Tips for Easy Spa Removal

By |2018-09-14T18:39:11+00:00September 24th, 2018|Rubbish Removals|

More often than not, removing a spa or a hot tub from your backyard may seem a little daunting and overwhelming. That’s because it’s filled with a few hundred litres of water, has numerous electrical hookups and is probably rooted in the deck itself. With that in mind, there’s no doubt that various circumstances [...]

Tyre Recycling & Disposal in Australia

By |2018-09-14T09:21:30+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Rubbish Removals|

Do you have old or worn out tyres on your property that you’d like to get rid of? If so, you need to use the correct disposal methods abided by the Australian laws. Illegal dumping is a serious crime in Australia with heavy penalties associated with it. This article will help you avoid the [...]

10 Signs That You Need a New Refrigerator/Fridge

By |2018-09-20T10:04:28+00:00September 20th, 2018|Household Tips|

Refrigerators are an essential appliance in almost every home. The amazing thing is that they experience little trouble. The lifespan of a refrigerator depends on the rate of use, as well as, its manufacturer. Many individuals find it difficult to figure out when it’s the right time to get a new fridge. Therefore, without [...]

7 Things You Need To Know About Lead Paint Removal And Disposal

By |2018-10-08T09:21:08+00:00September 18th, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

If you recently bought or rented a vintage house that was built before 1978, chances are there will be lead paint somewhere around the house. The beautifully trimmed window that looks like a masterpiece may actually contain lead paint, which is hazardous for your family’s health. The problem starts when the paint begins to deteriorate, [...]

6 Benefits Of Construction Waste Removal

By |2018-09-14T09:15:25+00:00September 16th, 2018|Construction Rubbish Tips, Household Tips|

Research has proven that the construction industry is arguably Australia’s largest user of resources, and equally produces a huge amount of waste. Everyone in Australia’s construction industry can contribute to tackling this menace by reducing waste, utilising building materials in a better way and possibly, recycling some of these wastes. Construction wastes mainly include [...]

5 Signs You Need To Remove And Replace Your Carpet

By |2018-09-14T09:22:08+00:00September 14th, 2018|Household Tips|

The flooring of your home speaks a lot about you. It is one of the first things that guests or potential buyers see when they visit your home. A carpet not only enhances the interior but also protects the hardwood floor from damage. However, every carpet comes with a lifespan, which may be anything [...]

15 Astounding E-Waste Recycling Tips

By |2018-09-14T09:08:23+00:00September 12th, 2018|Household Tips, Rubbish Removals|

We are quick to irresponsibly ditch our used and obsolete electronics such as our old bulky TVs and computers once we get a replacement for them. There is an exponential rise in e˗waste that is developing alongside the rapid growth of new innovative technology products. When irresponsibly disposed of, they have social, economic and [...]

Can You Recycle Concrete?

By |2018-09-14T09:05:57+00:00September 10th, 2018|Construction Rubbish Tips, Recycling|

If you are looking for an old-style wall or footpath to be put into your building project, then you would be wise to hire concrete contractors who work with recycled material. This product is a great option. It comes from all of the old chunks that used to be in footpaths or walls that [...]

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Green Waste

By |2018-09-14T08:57:25+00:00September 8th, 2018|Household Tips|

Green waste makes up a large portion of Australia’s total waste. The government is now encouraging the idea of recycling and reusing green waste in an approach to a clean environment. Although green waste is biodegradable, keeping them under control is crucial. Below are 6 surprising green waste facts you didn't know in Australia. [...]

5 Difficult Furniture to Remove at Home

By |2018-09-14T08:55:21+00:00September 6th, 2018|Household Tips|

Are you planning to renovate your house and replace old furniture with new ones that are modern or are you planning to downsize your furniture? If yes then you need to know how to dispose old furniture efficiently. Getting rid of old furniture can be tricky, especially if you don’t have access to the [...]

[Stat] Australian Households Produce An Average of 2.5kg Waste Per day

By |2018-09-06T14:20:00+00:00September 5th, 2018|Did You Know|

Paul's Rubbish Removal is always looking to educate and inform our readers on the importance of rubbish and recycling. To further help drive aware in this space, we're proud to launch our 'DID YOU KNOW' web series. In this series, we'll be consistently posting and sharing important statistics and facts on rubbish removal and [...]

The Truth About Food Waste in Australia

By |2018-09-06T15:03:31+00:00September 4th, 2018|Food Waste|

There is enough evidence pointing out the truth about food waste in Australia. Almost each state Government has carried out studies with the same conclusion: we waste lots of food. As a result, we throw not only food but also money.When it comes to the topic of food wastage in Australia and all over the [...]

Recycling, Upcycling, Repurposing, What’s the Difference?

By |2018-10-10T12:42:09+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Household Tips|

Recycling, upcycling, repurposing. These words are used interchangeably and thrown around all the time when it comes to environmental sustainability. They are all known for turning old, broken or futile products into fresh new products that have a new life. If they all mean the same thing then why do they have different names? [...]

5 Ways To Get Rid Of An Old Mattress

By |2018-09-14T08:41:11+00:00August 31st, 2018|Household Tips|

Mattresses are certainly among the most awkward consumer items to dispose of responsibly. This is the reason why they habitually end up being illegally left on curbsides or dumped in alleyways. Perhaps you are planning to replace your old mattress but not sure if it is the right time to do so. Check out [...]

5 Clear Signs You Should Remove Your Existing Mattress

By |2019-01-23T16:32:58+00:00August 29th, 2018|Household Tips, Recycling|

Sleep deprivation is something that is often overlooked but is extremely important to your well-being. If your mattress is surpassing 10 years, this could be one of the main reasons why your sleeping experience is being affected. Sometimes you wake up every morning feeling stiff, tired or sore while other times painful red bite [...]

Old Carpet Removal & Repurposing Ideas

By |2018-09-14T08:43:12+00:00August 27th, 2018|Household Tips, Recycling|

If you know about deep cleaning, you can keep your carpets in shape for years. Stains and grime can be removed and in many cases, the carpet will end up looking new. However, carpets do get old, worn out and out of fashion with old designs that looks dated. In that case, replacing it [...]

Illegal Dumping and the Effects on the Environment

By |2018-08-23T14:38:30+00:00August 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Illegal dumping of waste materials poses substantial or potential threats to the public health and the environment. It does not necessarily mean that there is an immediate risk to our human health, although sooner or later, it will have a devasting impact on our society. Illegal hazardous waste that is often dumped exhibits the [...]

Most Common Items Illegally Dumped in Sydney

By |2018-08-23T14:18:00+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Recycling, Rubbish Removals|

Illegal dumping refers to disposing of large items and rubbish quantities in areas you are not supposed to. These are areas such as illegal landfills, roadsides, car parks, roadsides and even in private lands that are not approved by the EPA (Environment Protection Authority). There are various reasons as to why we see many [...]

7 Tips For Cleaning Out Storage Unit

By |2019-01-08T14:16:38+00:00August 21st, 2018|Cheap Rubbish Removal|

Storage units are a great way to store your important items when you are limited in space at home. It is a low-cost and secure way to store goods. If you've ever rented a storage space unit, you may be acquainted with the chaos associated with cleaning out a storage unit. Truth be told, [...]

The Mattress Recycling Process

By |2018-08-28T09:28:19+00:00August 19th, 2018|Household Tips|

Our mattresses contain various chemicals and materials that are not at all environmentally friendly such as polyurethane, formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds and petroleum-based materials along with others. So if you want to be eco-friendly, the best thing to do is to recycle your old mattress at a recycling centre. The Process of Mattress Recycling Australia [...]

6 Useful Tips on How to Recycle Construction Waste

By |2018-08-21T16:54:29+00:00August 17th, 2018|Construction Rubbish Tips|

Construction waste is generated from demolition, deconstruction activities and the leftover parts of construction buildings. Examples of these waste include plastics, drywall, tiles, bricks, asphalt, rocks, concrete and timber. Most construction waste materials are non-biodegradable, bulky and heavy.As result, they need to be handled with care. Construction waste recycling is the process of recovering useful [...]

5 Impacts of Bed Bugs from Your Existing Mattress

By |2018-08-17T11:31:36+00:00August 15th, 2018|Household Tips|

Bed bugs are small insects that have wings but cannot fly. Adults can grow to be as big as 7mm long, while babies are less than 2mm long. Their flat bodies allow them to crawl into very small spaces as you can imagine. Sometimes these are confused with cockroaches because of their similar appearance. [...]

8 Crucial Reasons Why You Should Spring Clean

By |2018-08-16T11:13:49+00:00August 13th, 2018|Household Tips|

Spring season is a time of rejuvenation after a chilling winter. It is a time when everything seems to be coming back to life after a dormant period and that is when you need to do some spring cleaning. The following eight reasons will help you understand why spring cleaning is necessary at this time [...]

5 Essential Rubbish Removal Tips When Moving Houses

By |2018-08-14T15:46:03+00:00August 11th, 2018|Household Tips|

If you’re planning to move houses, you can make your relocation process easier by contacting a rubbish removal company for advice. We have identified and outlined the 5 ESSENTIAL rubbish removal tips that you must know when moving houses. 1. Prepare your Stuff Start by creating a list of items in your house that [...]

7 Must-Know Rubbish Removal Tips When Moving Business

By |2018-08-16T13:47:44+00:00August 9th, 2018|Office Junk Tips|

Moving can be very stressful and tiresome. Relocating to a new business premise usually results with a pile of junk that needs to be thrown away either because you no longer have use of it or it doesn’t fit in the new premises. When you are moving your business, you'll also find that you [...]

Glass Recycling Process in Australia and the Benefits

By |2018-09-24T11:57:29+00:00August 7th, 2018|Recycling|

The environment is the sum of external conditions that affect the existence of living organisms such as animals, plants, and human beings. Any changes in the environment can affect the survival and behaviour of all organisms that exist in the environment.The environment equilibrium undergoes adverse changes caused by pollution, population explosion and natural resource degradation. [...]

How to Work Safely In the Summer Heat

By |2018-08-07T15:12:19+00:00August 5th, 2018|Rubbish Removals|

As the summer season approaches, so does the risk of working in an outdoor environment. Learning how to work safely in the summer heat can help keep heat stroke, dehydration, and other heat-related illnesses at bay. When heat stroke occurs, the victim finds it challenging to control body temperature. In fact, body temperature can rise, [...]

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[Infographic] Rubbish Removal Statistics in Sydney & Australia 2018

By |2018-08-08T20:35:27+00:00July 31st, 2018|Household Tips|

Rubbish, and what we do with it has never been more in the spotlight than NOW! Unless you've been living under a rock for the past month, recycling has become the massive trending topic as supermarket giants such as Woolworths and Coles have stopped supplying plastic bags and moved to greener alternatives. This has [...]

5 Ways To Host A Cleanup in Your Local Community

By |2018-08-14T11:57:43+00:00July 29th, 2018|Household Tips|

Organising and hosting a cleanup in your local community is a great way to get people involved in your community in cleaning up the environment around them. It is for a good cause and encourages better relationships within the community. In this article, we’ll look through 5 ways that you could do to host [...]

12 Tips for Downsizing to a Smaller Home

By |2018-08-01T21:55:53+00:00July 27th, 2018|Household Tips|

Downsizing to a smaller home can be an emotionally draining process. You have to set aside cherished things that sometimes hold sentimental value in favour of space maximisation. However, it doesn’t have to be a rough ride. Here are our 12 tips will significantly help you make the right choices when downsizing to a smaller [...]

5 Top Benefits of Going Zero Waste

By |2018-07-31T14:35:03+00:00July 25th, 2018|Household Tips|

No matter how you look at it, garbage seems to be an inevitable consequence of our lives. However, it is very much possible to live a zero waste life. Zero waste benefits you as an individual and the community. On top of that, it strengthens the local economy.  You see, zero waste is great for [...]

5 Ways To Safely Dispose of Trash If You’ve Missed Bin Day

By |2018-07-26T16:00:24+00:00July 21st, 2018|Household Tips|

Waste disposal is a task which requires time and effort to removing. There will be times when you may have had a long and tiring day at work or simply been extremely busy with a large project that you forget to take the bin out. Getting rid of rubbish at home can become a [...]

5 Different Ways Companies Recycle Waste

By |2018-07-26T16:10:13+00:00July 19th, 2018|Construction Rubbish Tips, Office Junk Tips|

Even if we re-use and reduce as much as possible, it's inevitable that we will generate some form of waste. We can reduce the impact of waste on the environment by recycling our waste. In this post, we shall look at 5 ways in which companies can recycle their waste. Anaerobic Digestion This is [...]

Is It Illegal To Throw Your Trash In Someone Else’s Trash Can

By |2018-08-28T17:54:06+00:00July 17th, 2018|Household Tips|

The Bin Stuffing Menace There is probably nothing as annoying as having your bin stuffed. Imagine going to take out the trash only to find it full of some stranger’s garbage. It could be anything from dog walkers leaving their stinky poop to neighbours who aren’t interested in getting their rubbish collected. It is [...]

5 Ways on How to Safely Dispose of Dog Poop & Cat Litter

By |2018-07-26T15:46:14+00:00July 15th, 2018|Household Tips|

There are several ways you can safely get rid of your dog and cat litter. Sometimes dog poop and cat litter will develop a bad smell if it is left in your backyard or in your house. For this reason, you will need to locate the best ways to remove these types of waste. [...]

5 Types of Industrial Rubbish

By |2018-08-21T17:02:51+00:00July 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Most products that you use at home or in the office have been manufactured by a certain industry. These industries usually produce a lot of waste during the process. In this article, we are going to discuss and outline 5 types of industrial rubbish. Chemical waste Chemical waste is typically produced by factories, power [...]

3 Waste Management Trends to Keep an Eye On

By |2018-07-20T11:38:59+00:00July 7th, 2018|Household Tips|

Today, the world is grappling with numerous problems. One of the biggest is the increasing waste production and improper methods of disposal. With increasing populations and spikes in waste, countries all over the world are coming up with strategies to minimise and manage their disposal of waste. This has given birth to new and [...]

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