WORDS: Carole-Lee Gordon, Founder, BIN SHIFT
At BIN SHIFT, we think it’s complete rubbish how much waste goes to Landfill in Australia. So, we created a 100% local solution to the waste crisis, built on the principles of SUSTAINABILITY, GREAT DESIGN and EDUCATION.
When it comes to Education, BIN SHIFT is a fantastic tool for schools to use to facilitate sustainable waste separation and deliver the education needed to know which bin to use and why it’s so important for a sustainable future. Sustainable waste management doesn’t have to be rocket science, BIN SHIFT makes recycling and caring for our Earth fun & easy!
Over the years we have seen amazing results in waste reduction, none more so than Elizabeth Grove Primary School (EGPS) in 2020. EGPS engaged BIN SHIFT to implement the colour-coded bins, customised with the school logo, across the entire campus. BIN SHIFT facilitated an assembly presentation, staff presentation and resource recovery workshops for each year level to provide the underpinning knowledge necessary to ensure a successful implementation of the new bin system. After six months of use, the results were staggering! The school recorded an incredible 87% reduction in materials being sent to landfill, making them the second lowest school site KESAB has completed a bin audited for in 15 years.
EGPS are not alone, since 2018, BIN SHIFT bins have been installed in primary and secondary schools across Australia, inspiring hundreds of students to SHIFT waste disposal habits from unsustainable to sustainable. We offer an indoor solution to separate your waste and recycling at the exact moment it matters; when the material is in your hand and ready for a bin.
At BIN SHIFT we turn rubbish bins into environmental wins! Are you ready to make the SHIFT?