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Why are we still addicted to burning waste?

Published on August 12, 2015 By administrator

A major barrier to reducing the wasteful mindset of business and society is overcapacity and stranded investments in waste-to-energy incineration MEPs are calling on the European commission to ban the incineration of recyclable and biodegradable waste by 2020 as part of the latest plan for the EU circular economy package. But as landfill is phased out [...]

Why You Can’t Recycle Polystyrene

Published on May 28, 2015 By administrator

Q: Can polystyrene/foam be recycled in my yellow lidded recycling bin? A: No, Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) cannot be collected through your yellow lidded recycling bin and needs to be placed in your blue waste bin. Only large industrial quantities, collected from businesses through a collection service provider are recycled in Australia. Q: Doesn’t the triangle [...]

Why Can’t You Recycle Food Waste

Published on May 21, 2015 By administrator

Overview The best thing that can happen to food is that it makes it to our plates and is enjoyed. Avoiding throwing out food that could have been eaten will save you money and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However some food waste is inevitable. Egg shells, banana skins and tea bags are never going [...]