The Psychology Behind Littering

By |2019-05-14T14:50:18+10:00May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A large percentage of litter is household toxic substances and trash that people dispose of in water or on the land. The litter might be unintentional or intentional, small or large, but its effects on the environment can last for many years and affect our lives. Therefore, before you toss anything else out through [...]

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

By |2019-05-14T13:45:36+10:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Litter and the Effects on the Environment

By |2019-05-02T18:01:50+10:00April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Litter is anything that’s deliberately thrown or left by accident in the wrong place, while littering implies improper and careless disposal of trash. Trash can be any one thing from wrappings to cigarette butts, chewing gum, plastic bottles, etc. Research shows that the act of littering is thoughtless, and performed by self-centred individuals - [...]

10 Littering Facts That Will Surprise You

By |2019-05-02T18:02:28+10:00April 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

8 Ways to Stop Littering

By |2019-05-02T18:02:20+10:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

World environmental day should be observed every day to encourage people to get involved and support a clean environment and a healthy society. Each day, tonnes of rubbish, plastic, metal, rubber, textile, e-waste and all other kinds of waste end up in our water bodies or landfills. Waste that ends up in the ocean [...]

How to Remove Waste and Water From a Food Truck

By |2019-04-08T13:33:02+10:00March 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Operating a food truck business seems to be a new trend in this century. However, whether you own a trailer or food truck, you must have a strategy on how to dispose of waste and water from your truck. While waste and wastewater may not be the most appealing part of running a food [...]

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

By |2019-03-14T14:34:25+10:00March 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+10:00March 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+10:00March 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+10:00March 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+10:00November 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+10:00November 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+10:00August 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+10:00July 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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