Did You Know Mattresses are Recyclable?

July 29, 2018 Recycling

A typical mattress is usually a 23-cubic foot assembly of cotton, polyurethane foam, steel, and wood. They are made to last for a really long time. With these materials, it’s actually quite difficult to recycle mattresses. It may not be as obvious but this contributes to environmental waste. That is why some waste removal companies […]

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Top 10 Difficult to Recycle Household Items

April 11, 2018 Recycling

During these modern times, we are faced with the growing problem of waste and how to get rid of it or manage it. More and more items are being produced, adding to the rubbish which ends up cluttering our streets and filling our landfills. Ideally, we would like to recycle or reuse the things we […]

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10 Negative Effects of Improper Rubbish Removal

February 15, 2018 Cleaning up, Recycling

Every household in Newcastle deals with rubbish on a daily basis. Many families use skip bins, their local recycling centres, and waste removal services to dispose of their waste. From simple household rubbish to the commercial waste of businesses, proper removal of rubbish matters. However, there are still those who choose to dispose of their […]

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Australian Recycling Facts You Should Know

September 18, 2017 Recycling

Recycling is a method of resource recovery involving the collection and processing of waste for use as a raw material in the manufacture of the same or similar non-waste product. The process of recycling includes the following: – collection and transportation of recyclable materials; – sorting of collected materials; – consolidation and transfer of materials, […]

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Recycling at Work

February 24, 2017 Recycling

Recycling at work may not be something you have ever considered. Or if you have, maybe you brushed it off as too difficult and time-consuming. Here at Skip the Tip, we understand how difficult it is to keep your negative environmental impact at a minimum. But we have the tips on recycling at work that […]

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Why is it Best to Sort your Waste?

July 27, 2016 Hire Skip Bin, News, Recycling

We Australians are among some of the highest waste producers in the world. Whether the waste is from personal, commercial, or other large-scale use, tons of rubbish are processed each year. You’ve probably realised that your activities at home or in the community result in a lot of different types of waste. It can be […]

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Recycling? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong

June 30, 2016 News, Recycling

You’re done using a product, so you head to the bin to properly dispose of the packaging. Suddenly, a question popped into your mind, “where should I put this?” as you gaze at the different bins labelled with different kinds of waste materials. You’ve decided to put it into one of the bins and moved […]

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