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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 11th November

In this weeks' Wheelie Bin News Roundup around 3000 homes across Northampton could move to fortnightly wheelie bin collections over the next few weeks. At this time of year, it might seem like appeals from the fire service and police fall on deaf ears, but it appears the warnings about not deliberately starting fires have got through to some people. Fire crews in Merseyside dealt with 40% less deliberately started fires than they did last Bonfire Night, according to figures and a couple in Northamptonshire got a big surprise when a bull broke into their property and decided to headbutt their wheelie bin, trample their lawn, do its business on their patio, and then took an hour-long nap...

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Size Matters: How Much Waste Do You Wheelie Produce?

You might think it doesn’t matter what size your kitchen bin is, as long as it does its job, right? But what if you have a new addition to the family, the council has reduced the frequency of your bin collections, or you’ve had a party and now you’re finding you’re having to trudge out in the cold to put out the rubbish far more often than you would like?

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 28th November

In this weeks' Wheelie Bin News Roundup a couple in Leicester fined for leaving their wheelie bin in the street after collections have ended up being chased by the council for £1000 in costs after they didn’t pay the original fine. The annual charge for green waste collections in South Ribble, Lancashire will be reduced from £30 to £25 from April 2020 and it’s that time of year again, when fire services across the UK are having to issue warnings about nuisance wheelie bin fires...

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How Your Organisation Can Reduce Waste and Recycle More

Whether you’re a public or private sector organisation, the chances are you’ll generate a lot of waste in the course of your day to day operations. You might think that it’s an unavoidable consequence of doing business, but it’s one that will also eat into your profits...

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 14th October

In this weeks' Wheelie Bin News Roundup an engineer in the US has invented a self-driving wheelie bin that takes itself to the kerbside on collection day, rogue wheelie bins in Bradford are angering local residents into taking action, thousands of families in Cheshire have been told that their bin collection day will change as part of a revamp of services and a year after Merton Council introduced a controversial new bin collection service, recycling rates have soared to record levels...

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 30th September

In this weeks' Wheelie Bin News Roundup Gwynedd Council are implementing fines for people who leave their bins out all day, Greenwich has installed 'litter-crushing' smart bins in an attempt to have the 'cleanest streets in London' and a survey has revealed that people are turning to a growing black market to buy stolen Wheelie Bins due to less frequent collections...

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 16th September

In this weeks' Wheelie Bin News Roundup Burnley Council is getting ready to upgrade recycling collections by delivering new wheelie bins to 22,000 homes. Also a freedom of information request has found that more than 50,000 rubbish bins have not been collected by refuse collectors in Suffolk since 2015 and an overhaul of bin collections in Croydon last year has led to a nine percent increase in the borough’s recycling rate...

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