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December 4, 2023

Wastech S4000 Compactor | Australia’s Game-Changing Waste Compression Solution

The old adage of ‘having the right tool for the right job’ could not be more appropriate when it comes to the Australian waste management sector. Nationally, we’re generating more waste than ever before, with the 2022 National Waste Report revealing that the average Australian is responsible for almost three-million[...]

Benefits of Recycling for Australian Businesses

November 20, 2023

Does Recycling Equipment Use Much Energy?

When pursuing goals related to sustainability, recycling tends to be at the forefront. It is often the first aspect of eco-friendliness that businesses and individuals consider. However, many find themselves concerned about how much energy recycling equipment uses. If the machinery required to recycle uses a lot of energy to[...]

Reducing Carbon Footprint in Australia

November 10, 2023

Best Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

In the face of growing concern over climate change comes the need for businesses to scrutinise their carbon footprints more than ever. Among the many reasons to do so include slowing the diminishment of resources, saving on the increasing costs of using finite resources and pressure from governments to adhere[...]

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November 6, 2023

Waste managers must enhance fire solutions as demand for electronic goods heats up

Waste treatment and disposal in Australia is big business – it is a market valued at over $4 billion that has grown steadily by 2.9 percent year-on-year since 2017. Like any industry, Australian-based waste managers and their international contemporaries face several challenges as part of their day-to-day operations, with one[...]

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October 23, 2023

How Wastech Is Helping Crush Surging Waste Volumes

Australians create a lot of waste. In fact, according to the 2022 National Waste Report by the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW), we generated 75.8 million tonnes of waste in Financial Year 2020/21 – that’s roughly 2.95 tonnes per person. 1 More broadly, over the[...]

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October 9, 2023

Crushing Australia’s Construction & Demolition Waste Issues with Mobile Shredders

Annual waste volumes in Australia could increase by roughly 10 per cent every two-years, if the latest data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics remains consistent. There are over 25 million people that call Australia home, and amongst us we generate nearly 76 million tonnes (Mt) of waste per annum[...]