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Gravel driveway in rural location surfaced with recycled concrete aggregate.
As we come into peak bushfire season here in Australia, it’s important to consider how we can be more proactive about protecting properties and businesses to reduce the risk and impact of future bushfires. The 2019/20 bushfires were devastating for many communities, burning over 180,000km2 and coating much of the east coast of Australia in...
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Woman standing on a pathway between rows of tulips.
The sun is shining (mostly), the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing… it’s officially spring! For many of our landscaping customers, spring and summer are the busiest part of the year. Homeowners have big plans for their yards, from building new garden beds and mulching to fixing the drainage and retaining walls… and they...
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Digger and front wheel loader shown working at night to move concrete waste, ready for recycling.
Here at Moreton Bay Recycling, we’re proud to make a positive impact on the environment by reusing and recycling concrete waste. All while providing our customers with affordable, sustainable concrete alternatives to quarry products. But there are also a number of other ways we ensure our business has a positive impact on the environment, particularly...
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Paul Page, a Moreton Bay Recycling client who owns a local landscaping business.
This month on the blog, we wanted to shine the light on one of our amazing customers. A huge thank you to Paul Page for sharing his story with us! Dusty Map Landscaping is a small landscaping company based in Strathpine (north of Brisbane) that helps local homeowners renovate and upgrade their outdoor areas. Owner,...
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Photo of the Moreton Bay Recycling team standing in front of a truck in the yard, while observing social distancing guidelines.
Over the last few months, our team and clients have been through a lot of change – both at work and in our personal lives. The concrete recycling yard has remained open, along with product orders and deliveries, but it hasn’t exactly been “business as usual”. We especially appreciate the patience of our incredible clients...
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Concrete pump truck getting a pump washout done at Moreton Bay Recycling.
You’ve probably heard enough about the importance of correct handwashing procedures this month, so we thought we’d focus on another cleaning procedure instead… Cleaning concrete pumps and trucks!  Let’s talk about why clean concrete equipment is so important, some best practices for washouts, and common concrete pump washout systems for onsite and offsite cleaning. The...
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Moreton Bay Recycling road truck dumps recycled concrete aggregates at worksite
Why buying recycled concrete product is just as important as recycling waste As a recycling company, we’re always really encouraged to see more businesses and individuals changing their waste habits and dropping off their unwanted concrete with us. But what we really like to see is when an organisation changes their purchasing habits. Instead of...
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Cement flowing out of a concrete truck at a construction site, showing the start of the concrete lifecycle.
Wondering how concrete recycling actually works? Or want to see all the moving parts behind our concrete recycling facility, from waste, drop off to processing and pick up?  Check out the infographic we’ve put together on the concrete recycling process, including key steps, products, and applications… What is clean concrete? Clean concrete waste includes any...
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Truck dumping concrete waste at Moreton Bay Recycling facility in north Brisbane
If you’ve got concrete waste sitting around your yard, construction site, or worksite, you might be wondering what you can do with it. Do you have to take it all to the local dump or can any of it be recycled? The answer depends on whether you’ve got clean concrete waste or not.  So, let’s...
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Truck dumping concrete waste at Moreton Bay Recycling facility in north Brisbane
If you’ve always dumped your concrete waste at the local tip, you might have wondered why some people would bother taking their waste somewhere else. Is it even worth going out of your way to visit a concrete recycling centre in Brisbane or Queensland? Spoiler alert: yes! We certainly think so. There are a number...
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