Wheelie Bin Roundup 1st August

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:16:40 Europe/London

A take a look at this weeks wheelie bin stories features an inventor who has made a bike trailer out of a wheelie bin, and one of the bigger stories including a new type of bin system which has eliminated the need of 9000 wheelie bins.  

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Who Manages Our Waste - Suez (Sita UK)

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 12:15:42 Europe/London

Part of Suez Environment, Sita UK is a multinational water and waste treatment company, currently employing over 5500 staff over 300 locations in UK and run everything from recycling centres to shredding facilities.  They currently recover around 5 million tonnes of waste per year and this is ever increasing and have contributed over £100 million to community and environmental projects.  

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All Aboard the Refuse Rocket

Wednesday, 9 August 2017 11:17:08 Europe/London

The Refuse Rocket is Viridors entry into the Red Bull Soapbox Race.  Held in Alexandra Palace, their racer reached top speeds of 25 mph and finished the race in just over 40 seconds, finishing 30th out of 72 racers, which is awesome since they were driving an old wheelie bin.  

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Who Manages Our Waste - Viridor

Monday, 7 August 2017 11:16:47 Europe/London

Viridor have 2 arms of business, recycling and resources and energy, the waste that they collect is recycled and turned into new products.  The company has more than 320 recycling and energy facilities across the UK and looking like it is continually growing.  A recently opened facilitiy in Glasgow has helped create over 250 jobs and estimated to save the council £254m over their 5 year contract.    

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Who Manages Our Waste - Biffa

Thursday, 3 August 2017 15:18:51 Europe/London

Biffa is one of the UK's leading waste management and recycling companies in the UK, originally a haulage company when it used to take coal to London to fire power stations.  They have over 190 sites across the country and provides waste management to over 2.4 million households and collect over 4 millions bins per week

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Wheelie Bin Headlines July

Monday, 31 July 2017 15:18:46 Europe/London

July has throw up some interesting stories in the world of wheelie bins, none other than a man using a wheelie bin to fill up with rugs he had stolen from an Argos store in Belfast, twice on the same day!!  His solicitor says it was all to fund his opiate addiction.  

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The Good, The Bad and the Barely Believable

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:56:00 Europe/London

Wheelie bins are not the best things in the world to look at, but despite this they are a part of our every day life and more often than not they appear in the headlines more than your would suggest.

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Who Manages Our Waste - Veolia

Monday, 24 July 2017 13:31:24 Europe/London

Veolia are one of the leading environmental solutions firms in the UK, they provide many services including energy and waste management solutions.  They operate around the world focusing on waste recovery and employs over 187,000 people across many of their sectors.  

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The Trash Test Dummies

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 10:24:57 Europe/London

Ever heard of the Trash Test Dummies, no?  They are a group of Australian acrobats and circus performers who host stage shows, workshops for people of all ages where participants can learn skills such as hoopla juggling.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 17th July

Monday, 17 July 2017 10:23:56 Europe/London

This weeks roundup of all wheelie bin related news covers stories ranging from a thief posing as a workman to make off with a wheelie bin full of stolen goods as well as residents complaining about new recycle bins spoiling the look of their streets.

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