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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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