What does being sustainable really mean?
According to the Australian Department of the Environment and Energy, Australians produce 64 million tonnes of waste annually, recycling only 60% of it. The waste being produced is equivalent to the amount of 500 Sydney Harbour Bridges ending up in our landfills annually. Reducing the amount of waste has proven to be difficult, as our
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How do we tackle rising waste?
Does Australia have a recycling crisis? Figures show that from 2014 to 2015, Australians only recycled 60 per cent of total collected waste. It is commonly believed that recycling means sorting your rubbish in to the right bin. However, that is only the first stage of the waste recycle management process.   At the beginning
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President’s Award proudly Sponsored by Arthur J Gallagher
Doyle Bros – awarded for the production of Processed Engineered Fuel (PEF) at their Fairfield Materials Recovery Facility. Doyle Bros received $1.05 million in funding under the Waste Less Recycle More initiative to process up to 29,000 t of commercial & industrial waste per annum into Processed Engineered Fuel. This project has resulted in a diversion
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4 Most Common Commercial Recycling Mistakes in Australia
Many of us were educated on the importance of recycling from a young age, and there are endless reasons as to why it’s important from financial savings to protecting the environment. However, despite the best of intentions, many Sydney businesses still make many mistakes in their recycling efforts. The good news is that these mistakes
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8 Recycling Tips for your Sydney office in 2018
For most Sydney businesses, when they think of going green, their attention usually turns to recycling first, and for good reason. Even in 2018 in a city as advanced as Sydney, there are still many commercial entities not stepping up to the mark when it comes to taking care of our environment as best we
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What is Commercial Dry Waste and Wet Waste?
Naturally, it’s inevitable that your business will produce waste. However, not all waste is created equal and the two most common ways to segregate your commercial waste are dry waste and wet waste. It’s very important from an environmental standpoint that everyone segregates their waste correctly. Below, we’ll discuss the differences between dry waste and
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Turning Commercial Waste Into Fuel
Here in Sydney and right across Australia, despite the best efforts to raise awareness of issues such as climate change, we are becoming more wasteful. Businesses and individuals are producing more waste than ever before and our rate of rubbish production is growing faster than our population. Today, Australians produce over 50 million tonnes of
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5 Tips for Recycling Commercial Paper & Cardboard
Do you know how much waste your workplace produces each week? Studies have shown that the average office of just 100 people produces about 20 bin bags full of waste every single week, which adds up to around 1,000 sacks full of waste every year! The obvious way to reduce this astronomical amount of waste
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