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The Dos and Don`ts of Waste Disposal in Adelaide

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19/08/2021

Waste disposal in Adelaide has a lot of guidelines you need to abide by. In addition, there are specific ways and places you need to dispose of your waste, or you'd risk getting fined or harming the environment.

 

 

Waste disposal is a very touchy act in Adelaide because of the numerous problems when done wrong. However, before going for your waste disposal, there are certain things you need to know so your waste disposal goes as smoothly as possible.

 

 

Here are the dos and don'ts of waste disposal in Adelaide :

 

 

Know the Law  

 

Some various rules and regulations guide the disposal of multiple types of waste. When you're handling most forms of waste, you have to make sure you're disposing of them properly or else you'll incur fines. Knowing the laws surrounding different types of garbage in Adelaide will guide you in their proper disposal.

 

 

For example, asbestos waste is one type of waste with sensitive disposal requirements. Asbestos is a highly hazardous material, so stringent laws are surrounding its disposal. So when you're handling the waste disposal of any type of toxic waste, know that rules are surrounding them- laws you should know.

 

 

Get Skilled Help Involved  

 

The average person isn't qualified to handle waste; that's why there are professionals. For most waste disposal in Adelaide, you should have a skilled and experienced waste company involved in its removal.

 

 

Professional help will make the waste disposal process faster and are licensed to deal with every type of waste that needs handling.

 

 

Environmentally Friendly  

 

Most things that make up waste in most households are recyclable items that shouldn't be taken to the rubbish dump. Before you get to the rubbish dump, ensure that you go through your waste and recycle all the plastics, metals etc., that are in your trash. Failure to recycle the plastics in your garbage can harm the environment. 

 

 

As you know, plastics are not degradable and cause water and land pollution when they're not properly handled. You should also look at the times that can be reused and donate them. 

Since we've covered the things you should do with waste disposal in Adelaide, here are some of the don'ts

 

 

Don't Handle Hazardous Waste  

 

Don't attempt to dispose of any form of hazardous waste yourself. Hazardous waste such as asbestos-containing materials, gasoline, chemicals etc., are some of the things you should avoid. 

Unlawful disposal can lead to significant contamination and pollution of the environment, making sure you always have a professional present upon disposal.

 

 

Don't Dispose of Your Waste Anywhere  

 

Adelaide rubbish dumps exist for a reason, and that's to accept all your waste. You should never dispose of your trash at a place that isn't a rubbish dump; it's detrimental to the environment’s health and illegal.

 

 

All your waste disposal issues can be solved by having the right waste company handle them for you. Contact Metro waste for quick and efficient waste disposal services. We offer to skip bin hire services, drop off and pick up services, and other services that will benefit you.

 

 

Need to get rid of some waste? Contact us now!