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What Happens To Recycled Building Materials in Melbourne

Builders or Renovators this is what happens to your building materials when you send them off in a bin or skip.  Kartaway Melbourne provide a large range of skips and bins and most materials can be recycled.  Kartaway will also … 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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When Recycling Pays Off In More Ways Than One

Colourful Chinese millionaire Chen Guangbiao built his fortune through his recycling company, Huangpu Renewable Resources Utilization Group. Boosting his reputation in China with publicity stunts based on philanthropic acts or environmental messages he sold “canned air” in Beijing to raise … Continue reading

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Helping Schools Recycle in Melbourne

Schools have been teaching students about recycling, worm farms, composting and environmental awareness for some years now so school children are very savvy when it comes to recycling.  They know what can be recycled and expect to pop materials like … Continue reading

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