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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West Oxfordshire Gets New Wheelies

Monday, 10 July 2017 11:36:19 Europe/London

Another day another change by a council, residents of Oxfordshire are going to receive new wheelie bins for recycling, but they are not replacing the recycle boxes, collections will now change from weekly to fortnightly.  

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The National Refuse Championships

Thursday, 6 July 2017 11:59:00 Europe/London

The National Refuse Championships is a competition where refuse vehicles take part in games such as lifting challenges and manoeuvring skills.  This event is run by the Alzheimers society and this year raised over £12000.  

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Life Hacks to Make Your Bin Life Easier

Tuesday, 4 July 2017 11:28:05 Europe/London

Putting the bins out, cleaning bins may not sound the best jobs to do at home but it is an essential part of every household.  Some simple tricks could make these a whole lot easier, for example a reminder on your phone to remind what day to put the bins out.

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 3rd July

Monday, 3 July 2017 10:34:37 Europe/London

This weeks headlines from around the UK features a new recycling scheme in Dundee which has allocated new communal 'Eurobins' for residents who live in tower blocks.  

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Wheelie Bin Noise

Tuesday, 27 June 2017 12:31:18 Europe/London

Despite moving from metal to all plastic, emptying, moving or even opening and closing the lid is still a noisy business.  Take a look at your wheelie bin and see if there is a number followed by dB, for example 99dB, this is your decibel level.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 19th June

Monday, 19 June 2017 10:56:08 Europe/London

Could you afford to pay £30 for a new wheelie bin if yours is stolen or damaged, this is just one of the stories that is appearing in the news this week, where this has originated from residents could possibly have to pay £90 if their bins go missing, residents are arguing that this should be free because they pay council tax.

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Wheelie Bin Cleaning

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:00:00 Europe/London

We use wheelie bins every day and after prolonged periods of time they start to leave odours even after the bin is emptied, but should you use a professional bin cleaning service?  Many use bio degradeable cleaning products which is a far better option than the regular household detergent.  As with most things you may have to weigh up the pros and conos of having your bin professionally cleaned.  

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