Research proved that the Australian public spend as much as $158 billion on food annually and 20% of that food becomes waste. An effective strategy is required to minimize this huge loss of $$ resources and products. The figures quoted in the research covers both food products consumed at home and in restaurants. With a total population in the country… Continue reading The Need for an Effective Food Waste Strategy Plan for Australia
Want to donate excess Food to charity or the needy? Here?s how it works! Australia recognised during 2001 that a need exist to offer donors protection against possible legal action when they donate food and other products to needy people in the community. During 2002 this became known as the Good Samaritan Law. The Good Samaritan… Continue reading The Good Samaritan
As of March 1, 2015, the general public in NSW is allowed to report littering from vehicles that will result in the litter bug receiving a fine for the offence. To assist in curbing the amount of littering the public can report the offender directly through an online reporting portal of the EPA. There is… Continue reading Public is getting involved in cracking down on litter bugs.
Households and businesses throughout Australia are stacked with outdated electronic devices due to the fact that Australia is one of the world?s leading users of electronic devices. The turnover ratio of these devices causes most people to have a heap of them gathering dust in some corner not thinking to sell them on the market for… Continue reading Make Money from your Waste: Convert your Old Devices into Cash
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Environment Minister Rob Stokes have announced that if re-elected in March, NSW will have a container deposit scheme (CDS) by 2017. The introduction of a policy to introduce reverse vending machines across the state. This action is part of a cost-effective container deposit scheme to reduce the problem of drink containers to be recycled. “Our… Continue reading Effective Recycling of Bottles and Cans in Public Areas
Today, the world is facing a widespread problem with the disposal of hazardous chemical waste. As our society progresses, there is also a larger quantity of chemical wastes being produced. Everyday people are becoming more and more concerned with this problem and the effects that incorrect disposal of these waste types has, not only on the environment, but also to us humans.… Continue reading Disposing of your Garbage correctly – Does it really make a difference?
Most of us are already confused when it comes to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and now we?re being thrown more environmental jargon! Upcycling is actually pretty Cool really, and you or your business are probably already doing it without realising! We aren't the only living things on the planet that create waste! But, some of the wastes that we… Continue reading Upcycling, WTF? (What’s That For)