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E-Waste Recycling In Australia – The Reality, the Need

E-Waste Recycling In Australia – The Reality, the Need

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Australia being one of the highest users of technology, e-waste, unsurprisingly, is one of the fastest growing types of waste here. And this has made e-waste recycling an essential part in our quest for better and greener tomorrow.

Sadly, according to a report commissioned by the Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP), Australia’s e-waste disposal system is about 10 years behind that of Europe, Asia and USA.

Don’t throw away your old electronic items… recycle them instead

There are a host of reasons why you should recycle your old electronics instead of throwing. Here are 3 important reasons why-

  1. E-waste sometimes includes toxic chemicals like lead and mercury that must be treated efficiently to restrict their harmful effects on our health and ecosystem.
  2. Natural resources are used in making/manufacturing the electronic, which is conserved when the old items are recycled and reused.
  3. Recycling electronics—or anything for that matter—instead of throwing them away saves landfill space.

Aside the mentioned ones, E-waste recycling has become a big industry that job millions across the world. It is estimated, by 2020, its market size will reach to USD 5.04 Billion. So when you’re e-waste recycling, not only are you contributing for a greener tomorrow but also indirectly helping so many people employed.

So do have loose switchboards, metals, glass, fiberglass and more lying around in your house? Don’t throw them away. Recycle instead.

You can easily find good recycling companies in Adelaide, South Australia who offer quick, efficient and very affordable services. Plastic or fluorescent light recycling; they cater to all your needs.

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Dealing with Construction Waste

Dealing with Construction Waste

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In developing countries, the problems arising from construction waste isn’t something new. New is though, in recent times, many people have lodged their concerns (finally) about its adverse effect on environment and health with much more vigour. And as a result many new steps and measures have been taken by groups of people to counter this major problem and create more awareness and encourage people join this movement.

The whole goal of this movement is to fully eliminate the waste generated from the construction site or at least minimise it as much as possible. Reusing and recycling are pushed for too.

Even many governments— including that of Australia’s— have implemented many laws and regulations to constrict the harm of construction waste.

Necessary to adapt to efficient waste management techniques

In past few years, top construction waste removal Adelaide based companies have made a significant mark with their efficient techniques. Techniques that majority of builders and responsible citizen must take up. From disposing the debris efficiently to segmenting materials that can be recycled, they ensure the impact on environment and people’s health is kept as low.

So for builders and construction workers, it is essential to make good use of widely available cheap skip bins Adelaide and have the professional waste management companies by their side all the time.

And as a common citizen, it is your responsibility to look after the well-being of the environment and see if at construction sites they are sticking to the regulations and implementing efficient waste management practices. Because, if not, at the end of the day, it’s only going to affect your health.

 
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Posted by on October 8, 2016 in Commercial Recycling

 

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