How to Recycle Rubbish at Home

By |2019-10-25T16:31:35+11:00November 14th, 2019|Recycling|

Households are among the most significant contributors of waste across the globe. What is more shocking is the fact that just a small chunk of this waste is recycled. There are many reasons why this happens, one of them is the fact that when people hear about recycling, they always think about recycling plants. [...]

The Truth About E-Waste Recycling in Australia

By |2019-10-25T16:12:02+11:00November 12th, 2019|E-waste, Recycling|

According to research, the number of e-waste produced every year is more than the number of aircrafts ever made. Therefore, there should have an amicable way of taking care of such waste or else the human race is in for a lot of trouble. One of the best options on the table is recycling. [...]

Which Countries are Aiming to be ‘Zero Waste’ in the Future

By |2019-10-23T12:00:07+11:00November 6th, 2019|Recycling|

According to recent studies, we as human beings are slowly causing our destruction by throwing away too much waste. We are polluting our rivers, seas, oceans, land, and everything that exists on earth. With garbage scattered all over, it is not long before we have people across the globe complaining of a shortage of [...]

4 Things You Can Do With an Old Trampoline

By |2019-10-18T09:17:54+11:00October 19th, 2019|Recycling, Rubbish Information, Rubbish Removals|

For families that have kids, trampolines are the most common items found in their backyards. Kids, all of all ages love playing with trampolines and joking around as they enjoy the day. Bouncing around on trampolines is also common in older people as it is not only enjoyable but also a form of exercise. [...]

Things You Can Do with Your Old TV

By |2019-10-15T10:42:44+11:00October 17th, 2019|Recycling, Rubbish Information|

Technology comes with updates and upgrades all the time. Over time, you may find yourself buying new items to replace the old stuff. One of these things you may have replaced is your old TV. So you are left with an old TV set that has probably been lying in your store or garage [...]

13 Amazing Ways to Recycle Timber Pallets

By |2019-09-13T09:10:05+11:00September 5th, 2019|Recycling|

As you go around doing your day to day activities, you may have come across wooden pallets deposited at a pit or garbage collection. You might even be the one who might have found the need to dispose of an old/damaged wooden pallet since you do not see its usefulness. In some cases, the [...]

Can Plastic Patio Furniture be Recycled?

By |2019-07-25T17:57:13+11:00July 28th, 2019|Household Tips, Recycling|

Don't bother dumping your old plastic chairs in the recycling container. Instead, donate them or give them a do it yourself improvement. Plastic patio furniture is not recyclable in the kerbside recycler container because the shape and size is a likely culprit of jamming the traditional MRF machinery.However, the local waste hauliers might accept it [...]

8 Reasons Why We Should Recycle

By |2019-07-16T16:05:31+11:00July 20th, 2019|Recycling|

Recycling is the process of turning used products into raw materials so that they can be used to create a different new product. There are three R’s of sustainability, reduce, reuse and recycle. Recycling is part of the process of sustainable living so as to save our environment and natural resources. This helps us [...]

7 Ways To Recycle Your Coffee Ground

By |2019-07-18T13:27:48+11:00July 16th, 2019|Household Tips, Recycling|

Coffee is a popular energy powerhouse in most homes across the globe. It comes with a wealth of nutrients and antioxidants that are ideal for human health. However, while using a French press or a coffee maker, there are resultant spent grounds that are always tossed in the garbage without considering their use. Here [...]

Our Role in Environmentally-Friendly Junk Disposal

By |2019-07-02T14:54:36+11:00July 6th, 2019|Recycling|

The process of cleaning a home, especially if it has accumulated items that you would want to dispose of is usually an overwhelming task. Moreover, most people do not know the right time to get rid of the items they do not need in their homes. But when it comes to the removal method, eco-friendly [...]

10 Brilliant DIY Ideas for Upcycling Old Tyres

By |2019-07-02T12:01:59+11:00July 4th, 2019|Recycling|

With increasing numbers of vehicles, old tyres disposal is becoming a contemporary global problem. Though a number of them are recycled, they still pose harmful effects to the environment. Moreover, not all people have the necessary resources for basic recycling of the tyres.However, you can turn the dusty tyre into an important element for your [...]

Why Organic Waste Collection is Important to the Environment

By |2019-07-18T13:30:37+11:00June 26th, 2019|Food Waste, Recycling|

According to NWSD, organic waste, also known as green waste, consume 14% of the global landfill space. These waste occur in the form of food waste, garden waste, degradable carbon, plant and animal-based waste. Many people carelessly dump these waste devoid of the fact that they are 100% recyclable and biodegradable. In fact, the worse [...]

11 Interesting Facts about Mattress Recycling

By |2019-07-18T13:36:24+11:00June 12th, 2019|Household Tips, Recycling|

Good space of the global landfills is old mattresses tossed by different persons due to proper lack of basic knowledge on mattresses end life. Unlike any other household materials, the removal of mattresses vary in size and are very tough to manage upon reaching their end life. However, before you toss your mattress into [...]

33 Simple Ways to Go Greener at Home

By |2019-06-03T15:48:42+11:00June 6th, 2019|Household Tips, Recycling|

Climate change has been in the news for some years now. Countries and corporations around the world have been looking at sustainable ways to go greener. As an individual, you’ve probably been wondering if there’s anything you can do towards this course. Well, everyone can play a crucial role in keeping the environment clean [...]

6 Easy Upcycling Projects You Can Try at Home

By |2019-05-30T13:28:03+11:00May 31st, 2019|Recycling|

Whether simple or advanced, doing some simple projects by your own is always a thrilling and rewarding experience. It is always a norm to find your best friends toss used cans, tins, bottles and even beds in the garbage or tuck some in the back of their drawers. Little do they know that such [...]

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 [...]

How to Make Recycling More Family-Friendly

By |2019-05-14T14:31:06+11:00May 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 [...]

NSW Waste Less, Recycle More Initiative and What This Means for You

By |2019-07-18T13:39:43+11:00May 1st, 2019|Household Tips, Recycling|

In Australia, one of the rapidly growing issues is waste management, particularly because people are now producing more waste than they did a few years ago. Between the year 2002 and 2006, the generation of waste in the country increased by around 31 percent to over 43.8 million metric tonnes. The result was the [...]

What is The Best Way to Manage Garbage in Cities

By |2019-04-12T15:27:35+11:00March 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 |2019-07-18T11:42:40+11:00March 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+11:00March 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+11:00March 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+11:00January 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+11:00December 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 [...]

Australia’s Current and Future Recycling Programs

By |2018-11-26T13:54:43+11:00November 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+11:00October 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+11:00October 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 [...]

13 Household Rubbish You Didn’t Know That Was Recyclable

By |2018-10-04T08:30:31+11:00October 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+11:00September 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+11:00August 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+11:00August 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+11:00August 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+11:00August 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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