How to Make Recycling More Family-Friendly

By |2019-05-14T14:31:06+10:00May 3rd, 2019|Recycling|

Recycling does not have to be a hard task. Actually, it can be a fun activity for your whole family. By turning the normal boring recycling activities into games, you will never allow any other recycling opportunity to get to waste. Each day, people produce over 265 million metric tonnes of waste. Of the [...]

10 Brilliant DIY Ideas to Recycle Wooden Pallets

By |2019-04-24T09:08:33+10:00April 15th, 2019|Recycling, Rubbish Removals|

Wooden pallets are arguably one of the leading causes of landfill problems in the world. The number of pallets currently in circulation is estimated to be in billions, with hundreds of millions of pallets being manufactured to replace the ones that are worn out or unusable. The pallets are mainly used by the retail [...]

What is The Best Way to Manage Garbage in Cities

By |2019-04-12T15:27:35+10:00March 29th, 2019|Recycling, Rubbish Removals|

Garbage management is one of the major problems facing our society today. There is so much garbage from households and industries that is released into the environment. Most cities do not have proper garbage management and most of the garbage is disposed of openly, buried or burned. This has major negative environmental influence such [...]

Do Labels Have to Be Removed When Recycling?

By |2019-04-10T13:46:02+10:00March 27th, 2019|Recycling|

Some years ago, recycling came with many restrictions and rules that made it appear somehow inconvenient but worthwhile. In addition to the other mandated recycling do’s and don’ts, people had to remove labels from jars, bottles and cans. But today, the more sophisticated recycling processes for metal, plastic and aluminium are more effective with [...]

10 Surprising Building Materials Made Entirely Out of Waste Products

By |2019-03-19T13:52:07+10:00March 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+10:00March 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 [...]

5 Simple Tips on Sorting Rubbish for Recycling

By |2019-01-23T16:11:08+10:00January 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 [...]

How is Waste Managed Around the World?

By |2018-12-04T11:37:17+10:00December 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+10:00November 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+10:00November 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 [...]

How to Sort and Recycle Household Waste More Efficiently

By |2018-10-30T09:32:37+10:00October 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 [...]

Impact of Plastic Pollution on Marine Life

By |2018-10-09T17:07:06+10:00October 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 [...]

Are Coffee Cups Recyclable in Australia?

By |2018-10-03T12:12:20+10:00October 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+10:00October 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 [...]

Can You Recycle Concrete?

By |2018-09-14T09:05:57+10:00September 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 [...]

5 Clear Signs You Should Remove Your Existing Mattress

By |2019-01-23T16:32:58+10:00August 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+10:00August 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 [...]

Most Common Items Illegally Dumped in Sydney

By |2018-08-23T14:18:00+10:00August 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 [...]

Glass Recycling Process in Australia and the Benefits

By |2018-09-24T11:57:29+10:00August 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. [...]

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