We are always advised about protecting our personal data online but why do we still put confidential waste in our wheelie bins at home, information from bank statements can be used by criminals to steal someones identity and apply for credit applications in their name.
This weeks Wheelie Bin Roundup features stories including 2 prisoners who managed to escape a Kentucky prison by hiding inside wheelie bins, Louth County Council found a huge number of homes are still without an organised waste collection service, and finally, drivers on the A47 were forced to swerve after wheelie bins were falling out of a lorry.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.