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This site lists recycling options for around 90 different materials. Use the 'Search for service' function to the left of this page to find recyclers near you. If you're a recycler you can list your services by filling out the online registration form

Reimagining Rubbish as a Resource

Date: 27-Apr-16
Author: Ryan Collins
As awareness grows that our current rates of consumption and waste are unsustainable, necessity will drive the move towards a zero waste approach. To make the shift we need to innovate and think of waste materials as a resource. So how do we do that? What role do extended producer responsibility programs have? And are we ready?

Working Together To Reduce Food Waste

Date: 20-Apr-16
Author: Ryan Collins
A waste assessment by the NSW EPA's Bin Trim program gave the Rhodes Waterside Shopping Centre a picture of what waste the tenants were generating and what opportunities there were to reduce waste. With centre management, retailers, the council and NSW EPA working together, a massive 25 tonnes of food waste per month is being diverted from landfill.

Reducing Waste and Costs for Business Happiness

Date: 18-Apr-16
Author: Ryan Collins
The NSW EPA's free Bin Trim program helped The Friendly Grocery in Waitara to reduce its waste costs by one-third, saving the business over $2,000 a year. Check out how it became a greener grocer.

Compacting Waste Costs By 50%

Date: 15-Apr-16
Author: Ryan Collins
Modern Tiles Erina struggled to get all of their waste into a skip bin each week. But a free visit from a NSW EPA Bin Trim Assessor helped them introduce an onsite compactor that has reduced their overall waste costs by 50%. Check out why it's the "modern" thing to do.

What's the Deal With Business Waste?

Date: 30-Mar-16
Author: Ryan Collins
What motivates businesses to increase their recycling? What are the barriers to better management? What do they see are the benefits? Our new report, titled 'What's The Deal With Business Waste?' answers these questions and examines the attitudes and beliefs of small to medium businesses and the actions they can take.

Training for NSW Facility Workers
Date: 07-Sep-15
Author: Claire Grant
With support from the NSW EPA the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver an Advanced Waste & Resource Recovery Facilities Training Workshop to benefit waste management facility workers, waste and resource recovery educators and supervisors from across NSW.

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