Bin Trim business stories

Join the 22,000 businesses in NSW already cutting costs and reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill through the EPA’s Bin Trim. Through this program, the EPA works in partnership with businesses to increase recycling and save money and resources.

Ways businesses have already saved money and protected the environment

Escarpment Group

Three Escarpment Group hotels in the Blue Mountains – Echoes Hotel, Hydro Majestic and Lilianfels – collectively diverted over 1,600 wheelie bins full of food waste from landfill each year.
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Uprising Bakery

Since purchasing the composter, Uprising bakery in Newcastle has halved its general waste bill, saving $100 each week.
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Horgans Furniture

With the purchase of a cardboard shredder, this furniture and homeware wholesaler is now enjoying great return on investment.
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Paramount House

The Paramount Hotel located in the heart of Surry Hills has become Sydney’s first zero-waste hotel.
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Furnware Group

With the purchase of a new baler, this hardware supplier company now saves at least $1,000 per month in waste collection services costs.
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Vicinity Centres

Bin Trim helped Bankstown Central operations manager, Asaad Ibrraheem, show retailers where they can make a difference with what they recycle.
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Bi-Rite Electrical Goulburn

By working recycling into its daily routine, Bi-Rite Electrical Goulburn has increased its waste diversion from 0% to 80% - and saved $5,366 a year on waste.
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Globe Home Timber & Hardware

With help from the NSW EPA Bin Trim program, Globe Home Timber & Hardware is diverting large amounts of waste from local landfill – a meaningful achievement for this community-conscious business.
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