How Adelaide is leading Australia in Recycling glass?

Here in South Australia, we like to make strides toward positive changes that will set Australia apart from the rest of the world. One of the greatest additions we have made regarding these positive environmental changes is the state’s Container Deposit Scheme. This addition has lead South Australia to be the nation’s leader in the….

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What happens to recycled cardboard?

It can be difficult to comprehend that your old food packaging or TV boxes can actually be reused somehow, but cardboard goes a long way into creating new materials and therefore decreasing carbon emissions. If you are wondering what journey cardboard goes through to become new materials, we’ve got you covered from start to finish…..

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3 very easy ways to recycle more in Adelaide.

We all know the vast environmental benefits of recycling, and it is one thing to acknowledge it, but to actually implement a recycling system for your Adelaide home or business can be difficult. However, there are a few very easy things you can consider that will make a new recycling system easy and efficient. The….

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4 benefits of spring cleaning and recycling

As we near the end of Spring, it may be time to stop putting off the much-needed spring cleaning weekend your home might desperately need. Although it may seem daunting and somewhat tedious, there are so many benefits to undertaking a comprehensive clean out of your home. This can also lead to the recycling of….

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How Thorntons Recycling helps protect the local wildlife

Here in South Australia, we know that by taking our empty beer bottles and Coke cans to a recycling depot like Thorntons you can be rewarded for your effort. This is a great way to keep the state clean and minimise the carbon emissions created by the manufacture of new materials. However, you may not….

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How does glass get recycled in Adelaide?

Glass is one of the oldest manufactured materials known to man. Some suggest that glass could be close to 5,000 years old! With this in mind, you can imagine the vast amount of glass that is in circulation around the country. More and more Australians are recycling their glass bottles every day for a number….

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Why it’s better to recycle cardboard rather than send it to landfill?

Cardboard is one of the most common disposable materials you will find in your home and business. Used for all kinds of packaging and construction, there is often large amounts of the material to be disposed of. However, if you find yourself with an abundance of cardboard waste, it is far better to recycle than….

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Do Thorntons recycle milk cartons in Adelaide?

Empty milk cartons are one of the most common items that are thrown away daily in an everyday home, with only 1 in 5 milk cartons being recycled in Australia. However, these milk cartons can, in fact, be recycled with ease at Thorntons Recycling in Adelaide. By undergoing an adequate recycling process, we reap the….

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How to prepare your plastic bottles for recycling

In South Australia, you are entitled to a 10 cent refund when you recycle bottles and cans as part of the Container Deposit Scheme. By going to places like Thorntons Recycling to recycle your materials, you will be part of an efficient system where you can offload your items and be reimbursed with ease. However,….

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How bottle and can recycling helps the environment

In South Australia, we know the financial benefits of taking your bottles and cans to a recycling depot. However, claiming 10 cents per item isn’t the only benefit of this process. Consistent recycling has immense effects on the environment in many ways. The following are some of the environmental benefits of can recycling in Adelaide…..

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