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STOP! Don’t Burn Green Waste!

From your everyday cooking waste to your backyard trimmings, green waste comprises a large part of your trash. Green waste is composed of organic matter which can be composted. It can be made use of as manufactured topsoil, as biofuel, or be blended with sewage to help deal with it safely, yet so many people still just throw it in the green waste bin! Green waste removal is an environmental friendly sustainable and also renewable choice.

However, not everybody realises these benefits. Did you know that Eco-friendly waste, along with paper, cardboard, some hazardous wastes, plastics, tires, rubber etc is one of the most combustable and flammable types of waste products, natural wastes are thought about to be the most combustible and flammable, types of waste as well as one of the most common, with a total of 7 million tonnes of organic waste accumulated every year.

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Despite being a hassle-free choice, simply setting your green waste on fire is a poor waste disposal idea, whether in your own backyard or in your neighbourhood garbage dump.

Listed below are the 3 main reasons why you should not burn your green waste.

Why Burning Is Not An Efficient Method of Green Waste Removal

  1. Hazardous To Your Health & Safety

Backyard and garbage dump fires is not the safest methods of green waste removal. Burning green waste releases toxic fumes and can pose a real threat to the health, especially amongst young kids, the elderly and family and neighbours with respiratory system conditions such as bronchial asthma and persistent respiratory disease.

  1. Damages To The Atmosphere.

Green waste removal through burning causes damage to the environment. It leaves a pile of ashes and charred/melted product in your yard or garbage dump which travels with the wind and infiltrates the soil.

As people underestimate the care you need to take in green waste removal, oftentimes several other items are mixed causing a poisonous issue. When a fire bursts out, it causes damaging air pollution, particularly greenhouse gases where methane as well as carbon dioxide are created causing even more damage to the atmosphere.

  1. Economic Issues

Burning is a non-economical type of rubbish disposal. The price of dealing with waste fires and various other ecological maintenance measures can injure the economic climate. During a fire, transportation as well as communications is substantially impacted. Additionally, the damages caused by any kind of fire results in the loss of local organisations and farming.

How to dispose green waste safely?

So if you cannot burn green waste, how do you dispose of it safely and responsibly? Here at Greedy Bins we recommend a green waste bin hire.  Our green waste bin comes in several sizes from our mini skip bins at 2.5 m3 bins for minor waste disposal needs to 4.5 m3 bins. We take garden waste and dispose and recycle waste responsibly and ethically. We will deliver your green waste bin when you need it and our green waste collection service is at a low price, fast and reliable. Servicing Perth and the surrounding suburbs we have the best prices, great service including same day delivery and outstanding customer service.

Best Price

Fast, friendly service and low prices Senior's Discounts* conditions apply

  • Household
  • Garden
  • Domestic Waste

7 Day Delivery

  • Open Monday To Sunday, 7.30am - 5pm
  • Including Public Holidays
  • We take garden prunings, white goods, metal, furniture, rubbish
  • One cubic metre = One level 6x4 trailer
  • Mattress disposal extra