Tag Archives: recycling rubbish in Melbourne

Most Things Can Be Recycled

   house made of bottles Most of us recycle newspapers, bottles, cans and cardboard packaging but some people go much further.  In the U.S. John Milkovisch, a retired upholsterer, built a house entirely out of beer cans and Édouard T. … Continue reading

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Kartaway Melbourne Supports Recycling Efforts And Environmental Gains

Vanio Calgaro, General Manager of Australian Packaging Covenant, commented recently that Australians are doing the right thing and that recycling has become a way of life.  The actual savings on environmental impact are highly motivating.  Recycled plastic when used to … Continue reading

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Recycling Plastics Was A Challenge, Now It’s Easy At Melbourne Recycling Depot

When it comes to recycling we have come a long way.  Back in the 1950s a wonderful material called plastic was invented and it was so useful that it became a major material used in household items, building, packaging and … Continue reading

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Melbourne Rubbish Disposal History 1900s onwards

Prior to 1901 street rubbish collection was undertaken by private contractors.  From that time on the council provided the service right up until the 1990s when it was returned in part to private contractors again. During the mid 20th century … Continue reading

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Rubbish Disposal History in Melbourne 1800s

The gold rush during the 1850s brought many more people to Melbourne.  And with the influx of people came an increase in rubbish.  Pretty soon the city couldn’t deal with it’s garbage.  It was an offence to dump glass, filth, … Continue reading

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Where Does Your Rubbish Go?

Do you ever check where you rubbish ends up? Did you know that each year in Melbourne thousands of tonnes of waste ends up being illegally dumped?  This waste is generated by rogue waste removal operators who, rather than sending … Continue reading

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Managing Your Rubbish in Metro Melbourne

If you are doing a garden clean up, renovating the house, doing a big spring clean or getting rid of clutter prior to a house move or sale you need a service that can accommodate the amount of waste and … Continue reading

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