Christmas Appeal – A Gift from the Heart

A Gift from the Heart Christmas Appeal

The Gift from the Heart appeal is a joint initiative by Grasshopper Environmental and Bungarribee Connection that aims to bring joy to local Aboriginal Children who may otherwise miss out on opening a gift this Christmas, simply because their families are not able to afford it. Will you give the gift of joy this Christmas?

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National Recycling Week 2021

National Recycling Week 2021

This National Recycling Week, 8th to 14th November 2021 Grasshopper Environmental is encouraging key industries associated with the largest production of waste to take the time to assess current waste habits and to implement strategies to recycle right.

 

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National Safe Work Month

National Safe Work Month in October is an important event each year for Grasshopper Environmental. It is a great mechanism for raising awareness about important work health and safety issues and helps us highlight, understand and investigate potential WHS issues in our own workplace.

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100%. Our Drivers are Vaccinated against COVID-19

100% of Grasshopper Environmental drivers and our Operations team have received their first dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine.

With the most recent restrictions placed on customers in construction, Grasshopper Environmental had accelerated its COVID-19 vaccination program to ensure the safety of its employees and to minimise any disruptions to customers, services and jobs.

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COVID-19 Update

In light of the uncertainty we all face with the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Grasshopper Environmental is taking steps to ensure we are prepared and to reassure customers of our commitment to providing our customers with uninterrupted waste management services.

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Sydney Zoo

The new Sydney Zoo in Bungaribee is Australia’s most advanced zoo situated in the heart of Western Sydney. Utilizing the latest in waste management technology and innovation and best practice in environmentally friendly waste solutions, Grasshopper Environmental has developed an end-to-end sustainable waste solution that is our most advanced yet.

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Sydney Airport Visitor Centre

The Western Sydney Airport Visitor centre project at Sydney’s west Badgerys Creek is designed and built to keep the public informed on the up and coming Western Sydney Airport. The new visitor centre features interactive displays and an augmented reality experience of the Western Sydney Airport and airport control room. Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population Alan Tudge described the new visitor centre as “cutting edge design” that will “give the community and visitors a real insight as the airport takes shape.” The waste management plan for this project utilized the latest in waste management innovation achieving some of the highest rates in recycling and landfill diversion.

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What is Resource Recovery?

Resource recovery is the activity of separating materials from waste that can be recycled into new products or used as an energy alternative to fossil fuels and is actioned with the goal of diverting as much waste from landfill as possible. It’s a part of an important goal being adopted worldwide which is to secure a waste-free and more sustainable future.

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Waste to Energy: A Triple Benefit to the Environment

Since the industrial revolution, fossil fuels have been the greatest provider of energy in the developed world. Fossil fuels are hydrocarbon-containing materials that when burned produce energy used for electricity, heating and powering vehicles. Fossil Fuels, however, are a non-renewable resource and a major contributor to greenhouse gases. Major strides are being made in the area of renewable sources of energy and this includes alternatives to fossil fuel, one of which that is increasing in favor is Process Engineered Fuels (PEF) created in the Waste to Energy Process.

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Infrastructure Sustainability and Waste Management

Infrastructure includes everything from the roads we drive on, the buildings and communities we live in, to the management of waste. Infrastructure sustainability considers the overall design, construction, and operation that is optimized to meet the environmental, social and economic outcomes. One of the key areas crucial to infrastructure sustainability is Waste Management and there are 3 important markers of quality you need to look out for when selecting a waste management provider that can help you achieve your sustainability goals.

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