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Instant Waste Management gets involved in the media, government and Industry association workshops. We are developing & communicating the positive messages needed today, helping create behaviour change, promoting and acknowledging the success of recycling initiatives, like our “Waste Sustainability in Action” educational film. Click here to watch the Go-Pro Camera footage of our process. Once you’ve had a look at our news articles, please download our retail discount voucher.

Viewing entries released in 2018

Christmas Tree

Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is usually a flurry of wrapping paper, cards, plastic packaging and consumerism. And traipsing around countless shops, jostling with the throngs of over- zealous shoppers in panic mode can be exhausting – leaving you frazzled, fed up and anything but festive! We typically spend 60% more of our...

IWM Ocean Plastic Pollution

Why Wind-Blown Waste Really IS a Problem – And What We Can Do About It

The average Australian produces 1.5 tonnes of waste per year and with Australia’s population expected to reach 37.6 million by 2050, waste generation is inevitably on the rise. This increase in waste inevitably drives pollution – and, in turn, global warming – and the devastating impact this has on...

Oct 2018 Spring Cleaning

Spring Has Sprung – Put a Spring in Your Step this October!

It seems that Spring has finally sprung in Perth. The Winter months are at last retreating, as the warmth of Spring graces our shores and we awaken to a new-found surge of energy. October brings a wealth of activity to Australian communities – which are bound to put a...

Sept 2018 Eco Friendly House

How to Build an Eco-Friendly House – Key Things to Consider

Did you know that buildings – including the homes we live in – account for about 40% of global energy consumption? That’s over a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. This week is World Green Building Week – an annual event which empowers people across the world to...

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IWM Wins 2018 HIA GreenSmart Award

Instant Waste Management have been awarded the 2018 HIA GreenSmart Award for Resource Efficiency. We are delighted to have been acknowledged by the HIA (Housing Industry Association) for our 96% recycling rate achievement for the Catalina estate project. The initiative saw over 3,800 tonnes of construction waste being recycled into...

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Plastic-Free July – How to Get On Board

With Australia’s waste volumes increasing at double the rate of our population and the implementation of China’s National Sword Policy in January this year, it is more crucial than ever that we take considerable measures to reduce landfill and cut global warming emissions. From rising sea levels and increased...

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Waste Management – What the Future Holds

With the world’s population expected to reach 8.6 billion by 2030, waste generation is inevitably on the rise. The volume of waste sent to landfill and the devastating impact this has on the environment – and our health – is alarming to say the least. While a surge in...

Waste Paper Recycling May 2018

What is Your Waste Recycled Into?

The average person in Western Australia produces a whopping 2.4 tonnes of waste each year. On a per capita basis, this makes WA the highest waste-producing state in Australia. With Australia’s waste growing at double the rate of our population, awareness about waste management and recycling has never been...

Restaurant Grease Trap

Why Restaurants Need to Regularly Clean Their Grease Traps

Grease traps are an important part of any commercial kitchen, as they prevent grease that is washed down the drains from entering the sewers. But without regular cleaning, grease traps can fill up and cause all kinds of problems. Dirty grease traps will start to give off horrible smells,...

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IWM Supports KAB – Keeping Australia Beautiful!

As big advocates for the protection of our environment, IWM were delighted to support a recent Keep Australia Beautiful initiative in the Shire of Murray. We spent the morning helping fellow volunteers to collect drink cans, bottles and bags – not to mention bag-loads of rubbish! – from Cantwell...