Five waste reduction rules to abide by

There is an unspoken stigma implying that green initiatives are a money pit. Corporations who try to help to create sustainable initiatives are seen to be doing a community service, rather than fulfilling their basic obligations. Much of that stigma is dated and the...

What to know when hiring a rubbish removal company

If your office needs a clean-up, or you?re moving to a new location, you might need to have a good think about what rubbish?removal company to hire. There are many to choose from and sometimes the task can be overwhelming enough to give you a headache. We?ve put...

Top tips for starting a recycling programme in your office

We often think about recycling at home, but what about in the office??Many products, including paper and cardboard are thrown away without much thought in the workplace, when in fact studies have proven that about 80% of everything we put in the bin could be recycled....

Waste reduction tips for your business

The average person throws out nearly 2 kilograms of waste each day.?This adds up, and over the space of a year can amount to a significant pile of rubbish. If we want to care for our environment, we should take extra care of the waste we produce, and try to reduce it....

Five ways your business can cut costs on printing

Last week, this blog looked at ways in which businesses could create a paperless workplace. While this might be an achievable ambition for companies who primarily operate over the internet, for some workplaces, such as schools, courts and clinics, paper and ink are...

How to Create a Paperless Office

Despite the digitisation of so many aspects of business, paper still seems to be everywhere. Cutting back on it is one of the most effective techniques for waste management and waste reduction. So what can you do to reduce – or even eliminate – your...

3 steps for recycling plastics in the workplace

According to Clean Up Australia?s 2014 Rubbish Report [http://www.cleanup.org.au/au/RubbishReport2/rubbish-report2010.html], plastic represents 30% of all rubbish collected. Even if your business is transitioning to eco-friendly practices, it can be hard to avoid...

What to look for from your waste management service

It’s tempting to think that most recycling services offer much the same level of provision, but in reality this is frequently just not the case. Some providers deliver far more for the price you pay than others, so why not take a look at some of the additional...

How to encourage employees to recycle at work

Benefits for your business Implementing an efficient, environmentally-friendly waste management system on your business premises has multiple benefits. Dumping waste into landfill is very expensive, especially in those states with a landfill levy and recycling will...