Cleanaway showcases capabilities at annual Capricorn Expo

Cleanaway recently attended the annual Capricorn Trade Expo held at the Crown Towers, Perth. Ken Luong, Simon Stevenson and Anthony Muir from the WA Liquids and Solids Waste Services teams were on hand to showcase Cleanaway’s total waste management solutions.     The night was a great success with over 1,200 Capricorn members attending and […]

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Education Sustainability

Top 10 items contaminating your recycling

Contamination can cause all your recycling efforts go to waste so learn about the top 10 items that do not belong in your recycling bin.   1. Greasy pizza boxes That brown, oily McDonald’s takeaway bag and cheese-crusted pizza boxes may seem like great additions to your recycling bins, but not if they are contaminated […]

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Education Sustainability

Your commingled recycling questions, answered

Recycling isn’t as complicated as it seems. While some councils and businesses may have slightly different inclusions, the basics are always the same. If in doubt, throw it in general waste. For the most specific information about what’s allowed in your commingled recycling bin, check with your local council or your Cleanaway account manager.   […]

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Education Sustainability

What is recycling contamination?

Commingled recycling makes it easy for households and businesses to recycle. However, putting the wrong things in the wrong bin is considered contamination and may risk ruining your quality recycling.   What is contamination?   Simply put, recycling is contaminated when the wrong items are placed in the recycling bin. This includes items that belong […]

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