The Wheelie Bin Plastic That Keeps on Giving

Friday, 12 October 2018 09:18:30 Europe/London

Polyethylene is one of the most popular plastics around, there are many things which contain polyethylene in some shape or form.  It is well known as a thermoplastic which means that when it is heated it turns into a liquid rather than burning, when it is in liquid form it can be molded, injected or cast to make many of the products.

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Portsmouth Residents Slam Council for Rigid Recycling Rules

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 09:18:15 Europe/London

Residents in Portsmouth have critcised a new wheelie bin scheme, the residents have said it hasn't done anything to increase recycling rates across the area, it was initinially introduced after a trial which the council said looked promising.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 24th September

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 16:05:40 Europe/London

This weeks Wheelie Bin Roundup includes stories about Cheshire East Council announcing plans to introduce charges for replacement wheelie bins, residents in areas of Liverpool are dumping dirty nappies in back alleyways despite warnings from the council, and finally a driver involved in a high speed chase was found hiding from the police in a wheelie bin.  

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How to Recycle When Space is at a Premium

Friday, 21 September 2018 10:29:40 Europe/London

If you live/work in an area where space can be restricted, how do you find enough space for sorting and separating the recycling, we have compiled a few tips to help you maximise this.  

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Liverpool Council Set to Tackle 'Rat Epidemic' Caused by Rubbish

Monday, 17 September 2018 10:25:53 Europe/London

People who ignore the rubbish rules that keep vermin away from bins are being targeted as part of the Liverpool Council's plans to deal with the cities rat epidemic.  A local councillor said that the rat problem stemmed from the poor quality housing and the poor condition of some of the city's alleyways.  

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Croydon Residents Petition Against Introduction of New Wheelie Bins

Friday, 14 September 2018 10:15:47 Europe/London

A group of neighbours are hoping that a petition they have started will convince the council that their new homes are not suitable for new wheelie bins .  Croydon council have said the move from boxes to wheelie bins is expected to increase recycling in the area.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 10th September

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 09:58:51 Europe/London

This weeks Wheelie Bin Roundup features stories including a badger being rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in a wheelie bin, residents of a block of flats have blamed the bin men for a rat infestation, and bin police are able to call to people's homes and businesses and demand to see receipts of waste disposal.

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Thirty Wheelie Bins are Stolen, Lost or Damaged in Wigan Every Day

Wednesday, 5 September 2018 14:11:01 Europe/London

In Wigan on a daily basis thirty wheelie bins are lost, damage or stolen, which the council are having to fit the bill for.  For this reason residents will now be charged £35 to receive a new bin which they say would cover the admin fee and delivery costs of the bin.  

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'All-In-One' Wheelie Bin Replaces Recycling Boxes in Northampton

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 15:20:34 Europe/London

Residents in Northampton are having their recycle boxes changed for an 'all-in-one' wheelie bin, with all residents due theirs by the 14th September and the new collection schedule set to start on the 17th.  

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Derbyshire Dales Council Considers Switching to Monthly Bin Collections

Friday, 31 August 2018 12:13:56 Europe/London

Yet another story about a council making cutbacks to waste collections, Derbyshire Dales Council is considering the change to monthly waste collections in a bid to save more money.   The council say that other councils are already doing this and it has boosted recycling in their area.  

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