Waste Bins Articles

  • Dropping Beats With Recycled Treats

    If you looked inside your household recycling bin, junk drawer, kitchen cabinets, or storage areas, what recyclable and reusable treats might you find?  If you are like most people, you will find odd and ends of items that unfortunately also usually end up in the waste stream.  We DID look, and we found many of the same items just waiting to be ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Vicinity centres, First in Australia to install TOM - Case study

    Congratulations Vicinity Centres! First in Australia to install TOM - the smart compacting bin. CHADSTONE SHOPPING CENTRE, A PART OF VICINITY CENTRES (VIC), locally known in Melbourne as ‘The Fashion Capital’ has always led the field in design and innovation, so it was the ideal site for the introduction of TOM. This one of a kind smart compacting bin for public spaces is new to ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Cycle South Africa: Not long now!

    I will soon be cycling 450km across South Africa! In March I will be one of a team of four from Microlise who are taking part in the Cycle South Africa event, organised by international development charity Transaid. ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • Cycle South Africa: Two Months to Departure

    I am part of a team of four from Microlise taking part in the upcoming Cycle South Africa organised by international development charity Transaid. The fundraising event will see forty riders from across the industry come together in March 2017 to complete a 450km route over just five ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • Help wanted: good recyclers!

    Your help is wanted (and needed)! Recycling creates new businesses that haul, process, and broker recovered materials, as well as companies that manufacture and distribute products made with these recycled materials. You can help create these jobs by making sure you’re recycling consistently and correctly. Here are some best recycling practices to be a good recycler: 1. Capture all ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • To bin or not to bin?

    Around 30% of us are still confused about what can be recycled, according to recycling campaign, Recycle Now. The national campaign is running a targeted week of activities from 22nd-28th June, to help clear up confusion and get stuff out of the rubbish bin and into the recycling bin! Marcus Gover, Director at WRAP, the charity that manages Recycle Now said: ...

  • Case Study - Christ Church College, Oxford ,UK.

    Christ Church College, Oxford ,UK. – Christ Church College Oxford implemented a PEL Bin Compactor earlier this year and have seen massive savings in their waste costs. Philip Tuitehill, Accommodation Manager from the college said “We use the PEL Bin Compactor on our general waste bins. Not only have we greatly reduced our waste costs but we have also reduced the number of bins in the ...

  • Top 15 things you didn’t know you could recycle

    Figuring out what to recycle and what not to recycle is tough! So we’ve compiled a list of some items and materials that the average character may not have known that they could toss in the recycling bin. We’d be very surprised if you knew that all of these items were recyclable! 1. Pet Fur Believe it or not, all of those mounds of cat and dog hair you’ve ...

  • How small green team can transform large corporation

    Small green teams tasked with transforming large corporations, governments, cities, and neighborhoods face some tough challenges. TD Bank’s three-person green team employed a range of strategies to inject sustainability thinking into 27,000 employees dispersed in 1,300 locations. I find four of their tactics very smart and can be readily adapted by green teams everywhere. Green teams are ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Placing recycle bins in public places to be noticed

    It is often the case that even though a large commercial space has taken green initiatives by placing appropriate containers for recyclable and non-recyclable waste, people tend to overlook those and just throw the rubbish in the handiest bin. This is a persistent problem in hotels, shopping malls, restaurants, offices, and even on the streets and parks. The reasons for this are that the majority ...


    By Compactor Management Company

  • Biological Odour Control for wheelie bins

    One of the problems with large wheelie bins used for waste storage is that organic deposits build up and these give rise to bad odours. From time to time the bins are washed to remove the organic deposits. However in many cases the odours are not removed so the bin may look clean but not smell clean. There are a number of different types of systems used to wash the bins and BioFuture have worked ...


    By Biofuture Ltd

  • Application of household compost bin for diversion of organic wastes in small communities of Thailand

    Natural ventilated and aerated composting units were developed for household, fresh market and restaurant wastes. Household wastes required 8-10 weeks of composting period. The final compost product contained N : P : K content higher than organic compost standard. In aerated unit, the composting period was 30-40 days. Economical analysis suggested Benefit-Cost (B/C) ratio and Economical Internal ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Building an education campaign

    Hillsborough County is one of the largest communities in Florida. The County has more than one million residents, 240,000 households and covers more than 1,000 square miles of land. Yet, participation in curbside recycling was relatively low and tonnages had remained flat over the last four years. In the summer of 2009, the County Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) partnered with the ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Domestic collections complaints management

    This paper will review the way multiple bin-size resident-choice service options per elecoral division are managed by software at Gold Coast City Council. The GCCC model has seen a turn around in the way residential collections are monitored and managed. In this beachside region with a population of some half a million residents, this popular tourist area also supports around 10 million visitors ...


    By Wastedge.com

  • EEA environmental statement 2005

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  • Satisfying Demand for Backyard Compost Bins

    THE REGIONAL Solid Waste Management Plan (RSWMP) for the Portland, Oregon Metro region encompasses the more than 1.3 million residents in three counties and 24 cities who are served by Metro, the only directly elected regional government in the United States. Metro provides transportation and land-use planning services, and oversees regional disposal and recycling and waste reduction programs. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

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