1MAY

Small Skip Bin Hire Goes Beyond The Obvious

If you ever find yourself gazing up at the night sky and contemplating the wonders of outer space, skip hire is probably one of the very last things which is likely to come to mind. But perhaps it would if your eye was able to register something which is passing above you at thousands of miles per hour – space debris. ...

26SEP

Waste Removal… The Swedish Way

At Junk2Go, we know that waste removal can be a serious workout, particularly when heavy inorganics such as furniture and appliances are involved. Then again, rubbish collection is what we do – most people tend to think of exercising and picking up rubbish as separate enterprises. Or at least they did until Sweden entered the picture. ...

22MAY

The Origin of Trash And Other Rubbish Words

English has often been described as a magpie language, picking up the shiniest words from Latin, German, French and many others to form the wonderful if hard-to-pronounce language we use today. But it’s easy to forget that, along with all the gems such as schadenfreude and deja vu, English has been picking up trash, junk, rubbish and the like. Here at Junk2Go, we’re pretty preoccupied with the topic of waste, so you’ll be pleased to learn tha… ...

2MAY

Reducing Our Waste Pickup: Finding Alternative to Single Use Plastic Bags

It probably hasn’t escaped your attention that plastic bags have been in the news again in recent months. In February, a Greenpeace petition with over 65,000 signatures, urging New Zealand’s politicians to ban plastic bags was presented to Parliament, and several campaigns promoting a ban on single use plastic bags are highly visible across the media. With current and former politicians supporting a ban, and a number of New Zealand supermarke… ...