With China’s recent ban on recycling waste importation, Australia’s kerbside recycling systems could potentially collapse. Victoria and New South Wales’s masses of waste are quickly piling up.
We’ve all seen it. Close of shift at the back door: rubbish bags piled high, boxes everywhere. It sits, it waits, it blocks.
After analysing the current cost of waste and cleaning, and calculating the savings based on 50 percent reduction of bin removal and cleaning, it was clear that the balers would be paid for in less than 18 months.