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An Overview of Septic Tanks – What They Are and How They Work

The sewer infrastructure in the Adelaide metropolitan area is quite comprehensive. Given that it’s one of the biggest cities in the state of South Australia, this is expected. But as you move away from the metropolitan area into the adjoining districts, you’ll find that the sewer infrastructure in these districts is quite limited. Some townships have Community Wastewater Management Systems (CWMSs) in place. Similarly, other properties rely on on-site wastewater systems for dealing with liquid waste

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Why Every Business and Commercial Factory Needs a Waste Removal Service

Managing a business or running a factory is not easy. It requires undivided attention. From sourcing of raw materials to transporting the finished goods, business owners often need to look after every aspect of their businesses. Every business establishment will produce some general waste and rubbish. Clearly, leaving it (or letting it accumulate) on the property will be counterproductive. This is why businesses and factories of all kinds need a dependable waste removal service.

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The Best Waste Management Services for the Environment and for You

Any object that does not have any value or use constitutes waste. Many people throughout Australia use various disposable objects. From contact lenses to edible products, the ‘use and throw’ culture has become an intrinsic part of contemporary lifestyles. 

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Industrial Plastic Recycling in South Australia

Plastic is a versatile and durable substance which is widely taken for granted. There are several different kinds of plastics, all with various applications. Since they are light, durable, mouldable, hygienic and inexpensive to produce, plastics have become a common sight in our every day lives. What isn't so common is what they are made out of: fossil fuels. As non-renewable resources, we need to be very careful of how we use fossil fuels and not recycling plastics is a terrible waste of a limited resource.

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The Socioeconomic Impacts of SA's Waste Management Industry

With a waste and recycling sector contributing to over $500 million to Gross State Product and an annual turnover of $1 billion, waste management is big business in South Australia. The industry has been in state of metamorphosis for several decades but now it's reaching a critical point that only years of public education and initiatives such as clean up days and convenient, specialized waste depots can achieve: the waste industry is on the verge of becoming the recycling industry

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The Price to Pay for Littering and Illegal Dumping

When waste isn't properly disposed of, it ends up scattered across our communities and in the surrounding environment. Littering and the illegal dumping of waste always comes with a price tag. Polluters, if caught, can receive fines for irresponsible behaviour, however it is often the case that litter and illegally dumped waste aren't accounted for, thereby passing the bill over to the natural world

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Scum and Sludge: How, When and Why to Clean Your Septic System

Septic systems are typically found in regions that are relatively isolated. If you live in a South Australian Rural area it is likely that you have an independent waste water system.  Every homeowner with a septic system needs to be aware of the waste removal and disposal processes that come with owning such a system.

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Confidential Destruction and Shredding for Your South Australian Business

Keeping sensitive information confidential can be a tricky affair for many businesses, especially when it comes time to dispose of that information. Private documents, whether it be in paper,  x-ray, DVD or hard disk format, can all be destroyed and recycled with confidence when you choose the right waste management provider. 

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Cost-Effective Decisions and Environmentally-Responsible Decisions: One and the Same?

Around the world, land is becoming increasingly valuable, especially in light of our explosive population growth. One of the repercussions of this phenomenon is that landfill fees are increasing. As a result, the business dynamic is changing in dozens of industries, most notably the waste and recycling industry.

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The Business Benefits of Choosing the Right Waste and Recycling Service Provider

There are close to 150,000 businesses in SA, employing a total of nearly 800,000 people, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These businesses represent a significant amount of waste that is generated on a daily basis. Choosing the right waste management company is a key business decision that will not only impact your bottom line, but the local and global environment as well.

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Get on Board with Recycling Cardboard in Adelaide

Cardboard has become so ubiquitous in our lives that many of us don't appreciate it anymore. Cardboard is the stuff that keeps our coffee from burning our fingers in the morning, the material that keeps our afternoon deliveries safe, the substance that our evening meal may be packaged in. How much thought do we really give this versatile and seemingly inexhaustible material?

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There and Back Again: Grease's Tale from Table to Table

When you think about recycling in restaurants you probably think of composting kitchen scraps or recycling cardboard delivery boxes or maybe recovering bottles and cans after customers are finished their drink. What is less thought of as a material to be recycled is waste grease.

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Waste to Fuel: How to Create a Win-Win-Win Scenario

When rubbish is removed from your kerb or business, there are a variety of ways that recyclable material gets converted into other products.

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Eradicating E-Waste: Progressiveness in South Australia

Last year, South Australia became the first state to ban televisions and computers from landfills. With the metropolitan area of Adelaide first to join the ban against e-waste on September 1st, 2012, followed by the rest of SA a year later, SA demonstrates its leadership in responsible e-waste disposal.

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Recycling fluorescent lamps in Australia: Trends, Risks and Challenges

It is estimated that approximately 95% of fluorescent lamps in Australia wind up in a landfill every year. As the largest consumer product category which contains mercury, their proper waste disposal will enable Australia to reduce its net annual mercury emissions.

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Recycling Right in South Australia

Recycling in South Australia is serious business. In fact, of all the states and territories in Australia, South Australia is known to have the highest percentage, at 76.5%, of waste being recycled or composted.  That's the equivalent of 2,410 kg of recycled material per capita. With statistics like this, it isn't surprising that South Australia is actually recognized as one of the world's leaders when it comes to waste management.

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Welcome to recycling for a better future

Signal Waste & Recycling is a South Australian owned and operated waste disposal and recycling company. Signal Waste has serviced Adelaide with our rubbish removal and waste management services since 1989.

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