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Leaders in Sustainable Council Waste Management, Providing Solutions that Benefit Communities

Council Waste Management Australia
Published: February 15, 2022
Sustainable Council Waste Management

With urbanisation and population growth comes an ever-increasing variety of waste streams, as well as the challenges associated with their treatment and disposal. Despite the fact that each community is unique, councils and local government authorities face some unique challenges when it comes to the optimal management of hard rubbish and waste. It is complex and difficult to manage waste in ways that best suit the social, economic, and environmental interests of communities and areas. To fulfil these evolving requirements, building unique solutions that speak to these requirements is necessary.

Solo Resource Recovery provides innovative council waste disposal, council hard rubbish removal, and council waste services that encourage recycling, decrease reliance on landfills, and protect the local environment.

From construction & demolition (C&D) waste, household, commercial, garden, or electronic waste, or any hard rubbish removal that is required for our communities, Solo can help with all challenges that Councils face with regards to council hard rubbish removal services.

Items accepted for council hard rubbish removal by Solo include but are not limited to the following:

  • Household furniture
  • Whitegoods
  • Scrap metals
  • Household appliances
  • Tools
  • Mattresses and bed frames
  • Electronics
  • Floor coverings
  • Lawn mowers

What happens to the hard rubbish?

Reusable items in good condition, like furniture and children’s bicycles, are taken to the refuse shop for resale. Electronic goods are collected and taken to e-waste recyclers, who extract and reuse the internal components. Excavators are used to sort heavy metal objects, cardboard, and nonferrous metals for recycling. The residual waste is shredded and magnetised to extract the ferrous metal. Because everything else is recycled and reused, just a small amount of residual hard waste ends up in a landfill with this recycling procedure.

Council bin services

Solo Resource Recovery is one of the easiest and most efficient bin hire and collection company in Australia. We also help councils improve bin services and community education with our data-driven customer insights, and bin alert capture system.

Solo’s council waste services are available for, but not limited to:

  • Sewer and drain cleaning
  • Pipe and tube cleaning
  • Jetting of tanks and culverts
  • Kerbside collected waste
  • Regional, and local construction & demolition (C&D) waste
  • Council street sweeping
  • Tank and vessel surveying

Some examples of our waste recovery solutions

  • Separating out fertilising materials such as nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium from sewage
  • Recovering heat from wastewater
  • Converting organic waste into compost for use in municipal projects and agricultural fields

Implementing a full waste management and recycling program

Solo specialises in implementing a full waste management and recycling program to meet the specific needs of a community. We identify the most efficient service levels and pricing within a council’s area for the overall and ongoing success of the program. Our recycling practices ensure that only non-reusable garbage is transferred into landfill. Our transfer stations, material recovery facilities, and composting facilities are run adhering to local regulations. Solo will run a full-service program specific to your community’s needs. With our recycling program, we are able to maintain recycling areas with strict compliance to environmental regulations and on-site personal care.

We work together with councils as owners or contract principals to ensure that the goals of each council waste service is achieved. We operate all council waste disposal contracts under our accredited Quality, Safety and Environment Management System which is certified to the Quality Standard AS/NZS ISO 90001:2015, Environmental Management System Standard ISO 14001:2015, and Safety Standard ISO 45001:2018. All council hard rubbish and council waste services data is collected, validated, and managed to the council’s requirements by our strict internal processes.

Delivering integrated and innovative council waste management solutions

Councils throughout Australia rely on Solo’s council waste disposal, council hard rubbish, and council waste services, to deliver integrated and innovative waste management solutions in their communities. Solo’s council waste disposal solutions take into account the future growth predictions for the councils, disposal habits and public waste education. We provide councils greater control over municipal waste services by operating in real-time through GPS tracking, contaminated waste tracking, and images of compliance.

Solo has been providing an extensive range of municipal waste services and recycling solutions to local councils across Australia. We have a substantial network of state-of-the-art facilities, transfer stations, engineered landfills, and recycling facilities to provide comprehensive solutions for council hard rubbish removal, council waste disposal, and all other council waste services. If you require a waste management solution or would like more information about our Council Waste Services, please contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you.

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