Tips for Hiring Rubbish Removal Services for Your Home

14 August 2023
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

One way to eliminate a mountain of junk accumulated on your property is to hire a rubbish removal company to clean it up. The advantage of leaving it up to them is that they do everything—collect, carry, load and take it away—without you having to lift a finger. However, trash is a complicated business, and it can be helpful to know some of the basics, which are explained below. Rubbish Categories Read More 

Avoid a Flaming Christmas: Fire Safety and Your Christmas Tree

24 January 2017
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Christmas comes but once a year. Do you insist on having a real tree for the occasion? This is a matter of personal preference, and yet for some people, a plastic tree simply doesn't cut it. If you have a real tree each Christmas, or even if you're prone to putting fairy lights on any trees or plants in your home (regardless of the time of year), there are a few things you need to know to avoid fires. Read More 

What’s So Great about Palmetto Grass?

18 April 2016
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

When you're thinking about having a new lawn put down, there are many different species of grass to consider. Palmetto grass in particular is a really good, family-friendly option. Read on to find out what's so great about Palmetto grass. Child-friendly Palmetto is a variety of Buffalo grass. However, unlike common Buffalo grass, Palmetto does not have barbed leaves that can irritate bare skin. This makes it soft to the touch and perfect for young kids to play on during the summer months. Read More 

3 Amazing Things Made from Scrap Metal

21 January 2015
 Categories: , Blog

Do you think Australia does enough to encourage metal recycling? Currently, you only receive a cash incentive to recycle in South Australia and the Northern Territory, and that's only for aluminium drink cans. Having said that, the environmental benefits should be incentive enough, since for every can you recycle, you save enough electricity to power a TV for three hours - electricity that would have otherwise been used to make new aluminium. Read More 

3 Steps For Keeping Your Grease Traps Properly Maintained

7 January 2015
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

A restaurant, school or other establishment that prepares food will typically be required to have a grease trap installed. This is a type of apparatus that fits between the kitchen's drains and the sewer lines and which keeps fats, oil, and grease (FOG) from getting into the sewers and causing clogs. It's important that these establishments keep their grease traps properly cleaned and maintained so they don't back up and cause an overflow, as this is very messy and difficult to clean. Read More