Waste Free Systems

Environmental Impact: See Our Results

commercial recycling
environmental impact

Our Results Since Inception

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Rescued from Landfill

metal recycling

Metals

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plastic recycling

Plastic

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cardboard recycling

Paper & Cardboard

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hair recycling

Hair

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food recycling

Organic (food waste)

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electrical recycling

Electrical

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structure recycling

Assorted Structures

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metal recycling

Metals

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plastic recycling

Plastic

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cardboard recycling

Paper & Cardboard

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hair recycling

Hair

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food recycling

Organic (food waste)

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electrical recycling

Electrical

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structure recycling

Assorted Structures

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Reversed Environmental Impact

We have saved

saving trees

232

Trees (130.6 Tonnes CO2)

environmental impact

130.6

Tonnes CO2

energy saving

425

Houses' energy for a month

water saving

2518

Bathtubs of water

oil recycling

512

Barrels of oil

landfill reduction

659.61

m2 Landfill space

energy saving

Light Bulb Power

240 000 hours of light bulb power

car emissions

Emissions

to run a car travelling 876,000 km

plastic recycling

Repurposed

80,500 plastic bottles

Social Circular Community Impact

Haircuts For Homeless

Maroochydore Neighbourhood Centre

450 haircuts and counting, thanks to the WFS team of Amanda Oxley, Elayne Smeeton-Denith and multiple other hairdressers who gave up their time.

Hair Products For Homeless

Distributed 350 excess or change over hair products and hair goods to the homeless, donated by member salons or product companies.

Corporate Days

Farmaforce Corporate charity day, with a sales team coming into the warehouse for the day sorting and managing waste streams.

Charity Days

Quoto (NFP): Volunteers for the day sorting and managing waste streams. Donated $500 towards purchasing a plastic shredding machine.Visit Quota (NFP).

School Programs: STEM

We present an interactive Ideas That Make a Difference program in schools to align with the Science and Technology curriculum, with a focus on the environment and waste streams/

Grant Projects

A collaboration with the UTS Rapido Social department testing HDPE hairdressing waste plastic for use as filament in 3D Printing machines will now be submitted by the Department as a paper.

Collaboration with USC students Testing hairdressing waste plastics for repurpose into value added products.

WFS Plastics Program

We gave a helping hand in processing plastics into 3D filament to test and make parts for assistive devices for children in need.

Fundraising

$2304 raised by member salons for Braveheart’s charity to pay for counselling sessions for abused children. Visit Braveheart

Foodbank

$3727 raised for Foodbank children’s meals program to go towards 465 meals. Visit Foodbank

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