7 Ways To Recycle Your Coffee Ground

By |2019-07-10T17:24:03+10:00July 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 are [...]

What are Some Easy Ways to Remove TV in Sydney?

By |2019-07-10T16:45:50+10:00July 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Television sets are categorised as electronic waste. Electronic waste results from every kind of material that is plugged to a power supply or uses a battery. Procedures for correct disposal of electronic waste such as TV, mobile phones, DVD and CD players, kitchen appliances such as fridge and microwave, computers and associated parts, mouse, [...]

Garden Waste Disposal and Pollution

By |2019-07-02T14:34:00+10:00July 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A good proportion of waste generated in various homes is vegetative or organic waste materials in the form of tree branches, plants, and grass clippings. They result from various gardening activities such as pruning, weed removal, hedge trimming, and lawn cutting. You will realise that the composition and volume of these waste vary depending [...]

What is the Difference Between Clutter and Hoarding?

By |2019-07-02T14:06:59+10:00July 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Some of the words people use to describe those who have an excess of material things, seriously or jokingly, are clutter, hoarder, collector and pack rat. Most of us have relatives, friends, neighbours or acquaintances that have difficulty maintaining clear and clean living spaces. But is it hoarding or clutter? What is the main [...]

Why Paul’s Rubbish Removal Same-Day Service is Important?

By |2019-07-02T13:43:08+10:00July 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Junk removal and hauling can be either a daunting or easy task depending on the amount and the type of junk to be dealt with. That is why most people usually postpone making appointments until they are struck with emergencies such as untimely arrival of guests or boss. However, unlike regular cleanups, same day [...]

Why Organic Waste Collection is Important to the Environment

By |2019-07-01T17:02:09+10:00June 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Could Space Dumps be the Future?

By |2019-06-18T10:08:01+10:00June 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Landfills have adversely affected the environment. But does that mean that we should start sending the waste from homes, commercial and industrial properties to space in the future? After all, any trash sent towards the sun would burn up easily and within a short time. Sure, the process of sending the trash to space [...]

Biggest Waste Myths and Misconceptions about Local Council Pick-ups in NSW

By |2019-06-17T10:04:14+10:00June 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

You’re probably worried about whether or not a particular waste is hazardous, recyclable or non-hazardous. To compound the problem, it’s almost impossible to differentiate between what’s fact and fiction. Waste management is an area where we all shouldn’t go wrong. For this reason, we want to set the record straight by addressing the biggest [...]

Why Straws are Bad for the Environment

By |2019-06-13T16:10:17+10:00June 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We are living in a generation that prefers easy and fast services and products. For this reason, we have made it our lifestyle to opt for single use products because they are cheap to acquire and easy to dispose. Most of these single use products, for instance, straws, plastic cutlery, water bottles and plastic [...]

11 Interesting Facts about Mattress Recycling

By |2019-06-13T14:32:13+10:00June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

5 Major Obstacles to Proper Rubbish Disposal

By |2019-06-12T17:26:04+10:00June 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

With increased population in our society today, one of the major challenges we are facing proper rubbish disposal. The amount of waste generated in households, offices and industries is a lot. Yet, most people do not know how to dispose these waste properly. Whether it is plastic bag, broken glass, absolute electronic gadgets, food waste [...]

How to Help a Hoarder – The Do’s and Don’ts

By |2019-05-31T16:46:11+10:00June 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Hoarding disorder and the behaviours associated with it are often widely dismissed or misunderstood. According to recent estimates, between 2% and 5% of Australians have hoarding disorder and problematic clutter. Unfortunately, people often treat it tactlessly and thoughtlessly. Living with a loved one who has a hoarding disorder can be extremely frustrating. Not only [...]

The Psychology Behind Hoarding

By |2019-05-30T09:18:10+10:00May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Taking a keen look around your compound, home, room or apartment, you will realise that there are a number of items that you do not need anymore. They can be in the form of previously used files, clothes, shoes, children toys, cars, furniture, cutlery, bedding, and even email messages. You may wonder if it [...]

Facts about Australia’s Largest Rubbish Tip

By |2019-05-28T11:13:46+10:00May 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 |2019-05-27T16:04:47+10:00May 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

The Future of Rubbish

By |2019-05-27T15:36:35+10:00May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Both the local communities and the global leaders have been calling for the best solution for the rubbish throwaway culture. Beyond the households and individuals, waste has been representing a broad challenge that affects livelihoods and human health, prosperity and environment. Poorly managed waste has been contaminating the oceans, clogging drainage systems and causing [...]

Current State Of Waste Recycling In New South Wales

By |2019-05-27T11:01:29+10:00May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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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