Commercial Waste Trends: 2017 and Beyond

Commercial Waste Trends: 2017 and Beyond

Most small to medium enterprises take waste removal and recycling very seriously. They consider this to be a key component of being an ethical and sustainable business. In fact, this also improves the company’s perception in the eyes of clients and the public.

If your business isn’t paying attention to its waste removal and recycling responsibilities, you need to start doing so immediately. Not only will this improve your business image, but it will also increase your ability to recruit and retain employees.

So, how do you go about recycling and waste removal? The answer is with the help of a skip bin hire, of course.

As the owner of Walk-In Skip Bins, I thought of letting you know more about commercial waste and current trends in Australia. After reading through, you’ll hopefully realise the importance of waste reduction and recycling and adopt measures immediately.

The current state of commercial waste in Australia

Currently, small to medium-sized businesses in Australia generate more than 17 million tonnes of waste every year. Of this waste, more than 7 million tonnes get dumped into landfills.

It is estimated that by 2020, businesses will be generating 29 million tonnes of waste annually.

An alarming 60% of all commercial waste consists of organic waste, which can be recycled. However, most businesses are trying to reduce the amount of recyclable waste they produce. And thanks to improvements in service offerings and technology, the rate of recycling of commercial waste is increasing.

Organic waste and food waste can be collected at the source only with grants and levies being imposed. It is only when business owners realise the increased opportunity cost of landfills will they take improved measures.

Producers and importers can be held liable for improperly disposing of problem waste under the Product Stewardship scheme. Currently, tyres, oil and electronics fall under problem waste, while gas bottles, batteries, paint and smoke alarms are under review.

Thanks to government infrastructure grants and increased landfill levies, material recovery facilities will soon be commercially viable.

Commercial waste disposal through skip bin hire

Now that you realise the importance of commercial waste disposal, you should immediately adopt measures for proper disposal. The easiest way to do so is through a skip bin hire.

Typically, you can arrange for a 7-day or longer skip bin hire. During this period, you’ll need to collect your waste and place it in the skip bin. Waste removal professionals will collect the skip bin and dispose of the waste for you properly.

The price of hiring a skip bin varies from one company to another. If you’re looking for affordable and reliable skip bins in Brisbane, then 4 Waste Walk-In Skip Bins is your best bet.

With us, you can hire a skip bin for 7 days for as low as $140. This is much cheaper than others, including the council bins.

We also have a great team of waste removal experts who always ensure that waste is disposed of properly. We dispose of all types of commercial waste in our skip bins, except for heavy waste such as bricks, tiles, timber, concrete or soil.

Hire our skip bins to make your commercial waste removal a hassle-free and affordable process.

Conclusion:

Small and medium-sized Australian businesses produce more than 17 million tonnes of waste each year. Of this, 7 million tonnes reach landfills. 60% of all commercial waste is recyclable organic waste. The government has issued many landfill levies and grants, thanks to improving commercial waste treatment.

If you are looking for a new commercial waste management solution, consider 4 Waste Walk-In Skip Bins’ skip bin hire service.



*Please Note: Prices mentioned in this article may not be accurite at the time of publishing or viewing and will not be honoured. For current pricing, always refer to the prices quoted when ordering.

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