Interesting facts about rubbish and the effect on the Altona environment.

The term “recycling” is something that we frequently hear. We are always reminded to know the environment, but do you really know what recycling is? In other words, recycling involves processing rubbish and changing it into something brand new. The waste either becomes a raw material that may be used for producing a new product or it can be transformed into something else.You will be surprised to discover items often produced from recycling include dishwasher grips, winter jackets and coffins! There are companies across the world that specialise in recycling and here in Australia, Melbourne recycling is currently encouraging every person to do their role. 

Therefore, we have prepared some fascinating facts you need to know concerning recycling in Australia. An Australian produces more waste than any person from other countries in the world. On average, a family in the nation produces around 400 kilograms of waste materials yearly. With or without the existence of oxygen, waste substances degrade.

All these waste-generated substances significantly contribute to global warming–25% over carbon dioxide. If you ditch a glass jar in a landfill, it would take approximately 4,000 to some thousand years before it disintegrates. The good news is glass stuff could be recycled over and over again. You’ll be surprised to discover that when you recycle aluminium merchandise, you can conserve a fantastic quantity of energy as well.

On the other hand, the responsibility of recycling does not need to completely lie on the shoulders of big companies. Just by taking a look at the facts we recorded above, you can understand that as Australians we could make a bigger difference when every one of us does our role in recycling. You might have hired a skip before and wondered where your rubbish ends up?

Utilising less plastic has a large impact on Earth.

Did you know that the oil used to manufacture nine plastic bags is enough to power a vehicle to get a kilometre? This also means the yearly amount of plastics used by Australians can power an automobile for 450 million kilometres and It takes approximately 500 years for plastic packaging to start disintegrating.

The way you can do your bit to make sure Australia stays clean or at least within your Hobsons Bay.

‘Reduce. Reuse. Recycle’. This devotion to creating sustainable waste disposal decisions is a common war cry. Together with our world relying upon us to nurture and care for this, and also to guarantee the upcoming generations have access to the resources we do, recycling should be a priority for all Australians.

On the other hand, the items in the bins that cannot be recycled will be considered as landfill materials. Of course, we do not expect you to sort the rubbish you put within our skip bins. But you’re free to play a part in contributing to green recycling.

Therefore it would be easy to think there’s nothing new to find out about recycling, right? Wrong! Using less of the things we really don’t need and making sure if we need to throw stuff out we use a dependable and accountable rubbish removal team.

How to make sure your rubbish is recycled in Hobsons Bay.

It’s correct that you can save some money using your trailer or ute to eliminate your waste.  However, the more environmentally-friendly rubbish removal option is to hire a Mobile Skip®. Recyclable materials will be transformed into new materials and green waste will end up on earth’s food. You may save yourself from the hassle of earning trips to the landfill when ensuring that your rubbish will be disposed of appropriately and carefully.

We make sure we execute environmentally responsible waste management. Play your role in caring for the environment! Book a bin using Mobile Skips®  today and ensure that your waste will be disposed of in an eco-friendly way, recycling in Australia.

What rubbish can (and can’t) be recycled in Altona.

The normal materials which can be recycled include paper, plastic, metal and glass. Once the waste has been sorted, the materials will be sent to a centre where they will be processed into new recyclable materials. These substances comprise glassware, plastics and cardboard boxes. You would be surprised to discover how much waste materials could be recycled.

One of the most common waste materials dumped into landfills are batteries. Every year, Australians buy 350 million units and roughly 67% of them are dumped into the landfills. Nickel from waste batteries can nevertheless be recycled and used for producing stainless steel. However, not all the rubbish removed from homes and businesses necessarily have to end up in the landfill.

It would be easier to dump all of your rubbish into the bin. However, you can significantly contribute to environment-friendly waste elimination when you take some time to take into account the substances or things you are disposing of. If you aren’t sure how to sort the items in your bin, have a look at our manual here about which you can and can not install our mobile skips.

When you’re ready to recycle, we will be there for you all over Altona.

Mobile Skips® will deliver fast to all suburbs in Hobsons Bay.

Book Online today and we’ll be there over 3 hours to pick up all your unwanted household rubbish.

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