Archive for 2016

  • May152016

    Australian Food Expiry Dates: Should You Take Them Seriously?

    Here’s a quick test of your knowledge of Australian food expiry dates. It will show whether you’re one of those…

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  • May152016

    Composting Organic Office Waste in Australia: Why Do It And What Are The Options?

    Ten to fifteen years ago, most waste managers would have dismissed ideas like zero landfill, zero waste and the circular…

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  • Apr152016

    The Pick of Australian Recycling Apps

    Ever found yourself wondering if, or how, you can recycle stuff other than bottles and cans but had no one…

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  • Apr152016

    Bokashi Composting… Or How Towns And Cities Can Slash Landfill Waste by 30%

    If you own anything made by Samsung, LG or Hyundai there’s every chance it came to you via the South…

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  • Mar092016
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    Setting up a school composting program: Part 2 – Common types of composting

    In part 1 we looked at the urgent need to divert food waste away from landfill to composting. We also…

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  • Mar092016
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    Reducing Food Waste at Work and School – Part 2: Practical Steps

    In part 1 we looked at the shocking scale of food waste, the environmental problems it creates and some of…

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  • Feb182016
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    Reducing Food Waste at Work and School – Part 1: The New Frontier in Recycling?

    Moves to combat the world’s colossal food waste problem now appear to be gathering pace. Here at EcoBin, we believe…

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  • Feb182016
    School Composting Porgram

    Setting up a school composting program: Part 1 – why bother?

    As global concerns about climate change and soil degradation intensify, there’s a growing sense of urgency among environmental agencies around…

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  • Jan212016
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    How to Set up an Office Recycling Program – Part 1: Building Enthusiasm and Getting the Help you Need

    Any organisation that strives to reduce waste and improve recycling depends on the knowledge and cooperation of its people. It…

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  • Jan212016
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    How to Set up an Office Recycling Program – Part 3: Launching, Managing and Monitoring

    In this final piece in our 3 part series on setting up an office recycling program we look at optimising…

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