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You never know when a fun fact may come in handy, whether it’s trivia night, impressing your in-laws, or even saving some money on your next plumbing, demolition, or landscaping job. So, we’ve put together some fun facts to help you expand your knowledge of concrete. Let’s hope this blog doesn’t soothe you off to...
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Moreton Bay Recycling’s yard showing a large pile of mixed concrete waste, ready for disposal and recycling.
Most people know that recycling is important. We’ve had “reduce, reuse, recycle” drilled into us since about the 70s! But a lot of people simply don’t know what they can recycle and where. As a result, a large portion of waste that’s recyclable ends up in landfill – and that has a negative effect on...
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South-East Queensland is growing rapidly, with much of that growth focused in the Moreton Bay Region. We shared in our previous blog on concrete recycling facts and statistics that the region is predicted to grow by 40% over a 20-year period. This adds up to 622,131 people by 2036, a substantial increase from 425,500 in...
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Whether you regularly dispose of concrete waste, or you work with aggregates in your construction or landscaping projects, you might be interested in exploring concrete recycling, and how it can support your business. Maybe you have questions, like: Is concrete recycling on the rise? What makes it better for the environment? Are recycled concrete products...
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Not all businesses are equal when it comes to recycling practices. Recycling waste products can often save money, but it does take more time and effort. It means adjusting business processes to separate out different types of waste – and finding suitable facilities to recycle it (like ours) or buyers who can repurpose the products....
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A dark green skip bin overflowing with waste, sitting against a light grey concrete wall.
How should you dispose of your unwanted concrete? Should you throw it in the bin with everything else, or recycle it? As a concrete recycling facility, we’re always thrilled when we can help another business improve their waste management practices. But we understand that it can be a bit of a leap to go from...
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With Good Deeds Day (April 11) just around the corner, we wanted to talk about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and how we’ve been putting this into practice at Moreton Bay Recycling. This blog isn’t to toot our own horn, although it is nice to draw attention to the good stuff we do sometimes! Instead, we...
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Here at Moreton Bay Recycling, we’re BIG fans of our local Moreton Bay tradies. Not just because many of them are our customers (and we’re their customers!) but because we have some of the nicest, most skilled tradespeople in the country. And that’s a fact! When it comes to finding a local tradie to quote...
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Moreton Bay Recycling site office in Narangba.
Planning to visit us in 2021? We’ve put together this quick reference guide for our customers so you can feel confident about our products, services, pricing, and processes. Bookmark this page, print it off, display it on your office wall, or leave a copy in your truck/diary. Save time with all the info you need...
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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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