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Why Do We Recycle? The Importance Of Recycling And Reasons To Recycle

Why Do We Recycle? The pressing need for recycling and the reasons to recycle. Many people wonder if recycling truly makes a difference. It’s essential to know that recycling protects our planet and conserves crucial natural resources. This article will guide you through the benefits of recycling and how it impacts both our planet and daily lives. Keep reading to uncover […]


Five Ways To Mitigate Climate Change

Climate change is a pressing issue facing our world today. Every day, we see the effects of rising global temperatures – from extreme weather events to diminishing ice caps. In 2013, for a stark example, the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere went over 400 parts per million for the first time in human […]


Where Does Waste Go When You Flush The Toilet: A Journey Through The Sewage System

Have you ever wondered where everything goes once you flush the toilet? It’s a question that piques the curiosity of many, yet remains shrouded in mystery for most. Every day, countless litres of waste and water swirl away from our sight, embarking on an unseen journey. Interestingly, when we press that flush button, the waste […]

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Turning Landfill Gas to Energy – Energy From Waste – A More Sustainable Solution

Converting landfill gas to energy is an urgent global prerogative right now in the mid-2020s, as the rate of climate change seems to be accelerating, as the IPCC and recent COP meetings have stressed. All waste now being landfilled really badly needs to be completed in discrete phases of filling with each annual completion covered as […]

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Turning Garbage Into Energy – Energy From Waste – A More Sustainable Solution

Turning garbage into energy is also a way of recycling waste into usable energy. It is called “energy extraction” in the waste management industry, and it’s a greener alternative to landfilling. In the battle to reduce global warming, it is a useful transition technology. Addressing the colossal challenge of waste management, many find themselves at […]

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Where Does Human Waste Go After a Sewage Treatment Plant?

 Have you ever wondered what happens to the water and waste after you flush the toilet? And, also, what happens to human waste after a sewage treatment plant? These are things we rarely think about, but it plays a crucial role in keeping our environment clean and safe. Every day, millions of litres of wastewater […]

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How To Protect Yourself From Compost Bin Allergies

If you love composting but find yourself sneezing every time you do it, you’re not alone. Many people experience so-called compost bin allergies from the mould and pollen in compost bins. This article will guide you through simple steps to enjoy composting without a runny nose or watery eyes. Read on for a breath of fresh air! Understanding Composting Allergies   […]

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Using The 3 R’s To Help The Environment – The Wasters Blog

We all know the feeling of looking at a brimming rubbish bin and wondering, where will it all go? Surprisingly, an average person generates nearly 2 kilograms of waste daily—that’s a lot of trash! This article is your guide to taking on the challenge with three simple actions: reduce, reuse and recycle. Dive in – […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Skip?

How much does it cost to rent a skip? is exactly the right question to ask when undertaking a home renovation, garden clear-out, or construction project. One of the first questions to pop up is where to dispose of all the waste. Forgetting to order a skip can be a very bad mistake. Debris piles […]

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The Characteristics and Features of a Good Depackaging Machine in 2024

In this article, we describe what we believe makes a good depackaging machine right now. Machines of this type have been in use for about 40 years, but most are first-generation machines that produce an unacceptable microplastic burden. We discuss why this needs to stop while also taking a general view of the design of […]

The Importance of "Recycle and Reuse"

The Importance Of Recycle And Reuse In Waste Management: A Complete Guide

Every day, our planet is swamped with rubbish that could otherwise be reused or recycled. Did you know that by simply reusing an item, we can save energy and reduce the strain on our natural resources? This guide will show you practical ways to make a big difference in waste management through recycling and reusing. […]


4 Best Matchbox Trash Trucks 2024

Welcome to the world of Matchbox trash trucks, where tiny waste collection vehicles not much bigger than a matchbox can spark wonderful adventures in young minds. Finding the perfect toy garbage vehicle (refuse collection vehicle or RCV to the waste trade) isn’t always straightforward – many parents and collectors know that feeling all too well. […]