Illegal Dumping and the Effects on the Environment

By |2019-08-29T09:55:56+11:00August 25th, 2019|Did You Know, Rubbish Removals|

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 devastating impact on our society. Illegal hazardous waste that is often dumped exhibits the [...]

How Much Waste Do Hospitals in Australia Produce?

By |2019-08-07T17:03:56+11:00August 7th, 2019|Did You Know|

During treatment, diagnosis, or immunisation of animals and human, clients and medics in Australia’s health sector produce a lot in the form of medical waste. This type of waste strictly refers to the resultant waste in clinics, human and vet hospitals, research, pathologists and dentist facilities. They can be in the form of soiled [...]

Facts about Australia’s Largest Rubbish Tip

By |2019-07-18T13:38:11+11:00May 25th, 2019|Did You Know, Rubbish Removals|

In January 2018, China banned the importation of 24 different types of recyclable materials. That sent the waste management industry in Australia, which has been employing around 50,000 people indirectly, into a tailspin. Initially, statistics showed that the ban would affect nearly 619,000 tonnes of the 67 million tonnes produced each year in the [...]

Sydney’s History of Waste Management

By |2019-07-18T13:38:28+11:00May 23rd, 2019|Did You Know|

From the time mankind began living in communities, the effective disposal of waste has been a major issue. As the population increased, the volume of waste also increased and its management became a problem. The narrative has been the same in Sydney for centuries. Prior to the arrival of the European in New South [...]

Current State Of Waste Recycling In New South Wales

By |2019-07-18T13:39:08+11:00May 17th, 2019|Did You Know, Recycling|

With last year's ban by China on recyclable waste products, it is very evident that states and councils across Australia are still struggling with waste management. Among these is New South Wales. However, the ban comes at an appropriate time when the state direly needed a wakeup call for the realisation of the pre-set [...]

10 Littering Facts That Will Surprise You

By |2019-07-18T13:40:14+11:00April 27th, 2019|Did You Know|

We all know littering is bad. We have learnt in school and there are many posters to remind us not to litter. However, most of us find it easier to throw away a water bottle, a can of beer or cigarette butts over our shoulder instead of holding onto it until we find a [...]

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

By |2019-07-18T13:41:26+11:00March 13th, 2019|Did You Know, Household Tips|

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 [...]

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

By |2019-07-18T13:43:21+11:00November 23rd, 2018|Did You Know|

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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-06T14:20:00+11:00September 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 [...]

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