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Welcome! My name is Peter and I have one very important question for you. Do you care about the future of this planet and the fact that environmental harm could make the Earth uninhabitable? If the answer is yes, you will no doubt want to do everything you can to go green and protect the environment. But where do you start? I didn't know anything about this subject but I knew I needed to do something so I got in touch with a local environmental solutions company and asked for advice, they were really great and they gave me some top tips.

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Why You Should Always Specify What Items You Are Getting Removed When Hiring A Rubbish Removal Service

14 August 2020
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Australians are constantly moving and changing around their homes and offices, which leads to quite an excess of items that no longer have a real purpose. If you have accumulated enough waste items that you need to start making some room, then a rubbish removal service could be the only way to handle it logistically. However, when booking a rubbish removal service, it is important that you check what their capabilities are. Read More …

Understanding Asbestos in Bulk Building Materials Before Disposal

3 June 2020
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Before 1980, asbestos was a common building material and though rare, it is still present in a few buildings post-1980. Asbestos is a hazardous fibrous material that can lead to respiratory problems and other chronic diseases years after exposure. For this reason, homeowners or any persons removing asbestos or demolishing a home that potentially contains asbestos should adhere to specific safety procedures and state regulations. Before any removal commences, however, testing has to be done to ascertain the presence of asbestos. Read More …

Are You Concerned About the Quality of the Air You Are Breathing?

20 January 2020
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

How safe is your home or office? You have no doubt ensured that you have working locks on all of your doors and windows. You have probably had the building checked for electrical safety and made certain that the property is in a good state of repair, but could there still be a hidden danger in the building to which your family or work colleagues are being exposed every day? Read More …

Four Indispensable Precautions for Testing Your Home for Asbestos

10 January 2020
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Asbestos testing is an essential process if you are concerned about the presence of this dangerous material in your home. This is the only method for confirming or dispelling your fears. In general, this process involves collecting a sample of building material from your building and sending it to a lab for analysis. Under ideal circumstances, you should hire a licenced asbestos specialist to identify high-risk materials and take samples for testing. Read More …

Cleaning the Mess Left By Chemicals From Fire Extinguishers

29 November 2019
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Your job as a fire warden is to aid in the management and oversight of fire safety regardless of your designation. You could be the tasked with responding to emergency calls on a resident warden in a densely populated commercial building. Certainly, part of your work also includes following up on the safety of the occupants after a fire emergency. That involves cleaning up the mess left by fire extinguisher chemicals to make the place habitable again. Read More …