How Do Wheelie Bins Get So Dirty

Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:58:00 Europe/London

A wheelie bin isn't pretty and its job is to store rubbish, but why do they get so dirty and smelly.   We have compiled a list of things which can cause them to start smelling and what you can do to help prevent it from happening.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 21st May

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 10:44:38 Europe/London

This weeks Wheelie Bin Roundup features stories including Kenilworth residents being warned about disposing of hot ashes, a warden in East Lothian urging dog owners to dispose of their dog waste in any green wheelie bins, and finally an angry resident is disgusted about the amount of plastic litter in the area.

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Harborough Council Set to Charge Residents of New Builds for Bins

Saturday, 19 May 2018 11:25:44 Europe/London

Harborough District Council are going to introduct charges for providing wheelie bins to new builds in order to save money.  The council are expecting 3748 new homes to be built which would set back the council more than £58,000 per year to provide these with bins.  

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Introducing New Zealand's First Radio Tagged, Non Spill Wheelie Bin

Thursday, 17 May 2018 11:25:16 Europe/London

Refuse collectors in New Zealand will now know if someone tries to misuse any of the city's mixed recycling bins, these bins are fitted with radio tags which emit a warning light that informs collectors that they're about to empty a bin which does not match the address which it is linked to.

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Cambridge City Council are targeting residents who leave their bins out in the street for too long, the council are planning to use red stickers on offending bins to encourage residents to be more thoughtful to others when leaving their bins out.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 7th May

Wednesday, 9 May 2018 11:49:12 Europe/London

Stories in this weeks wheelie bin roundup include a new scheme in Glasgow which is set to replace smaller metal wheelie bins which leaves residents the possibility of having to drag bins down sets of stairs.  A man has been fined for illegally burning waste on his own land after investigation from the environmental agency, and finally Worcester residents are being told to keep wheelie bins locked away to avoid identity theft.  

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Damaged Bins in Solihull are Making Residents Crack Up

Wednesday, 2 May 2018 14:15:13 Europe/London

Residents in Solihull have been complaining to the council after their wheelie bins began to split, close to 10,000 recycling bins have been replaced since 2015 because of a manufacturing fault which has led to cracks appearing.

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A 'Macho Culture' Among Salford's Bin Men is a Health Risk

Monday, 30 April 2018 14:14:02 Europe/London

A 'Macho Culture' among bin men in Salford is harming their health, they are often seen forgoing safety rules and practices to get the job done faster.  This often includes carrying two bins to the vehicle or working through breaks to get the job done quicker. 

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Transparent Wheelie Bins are Trialled in Australia

Thursday, 26 April 2018 10:45:34 Europe/London

A council in Western Australia wanted to draw attention to how much waste we generate by giving 20 households transparent wheelie bins for 8 weeks.  The trial hopes to start a conversation about how residents can reduce the amount of waste generated just be recycling more. 

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 23rd April

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:44:37 Europe/London

This weeks wheelie bin news features stories including parts of Cornwall which could see the introduction of wheelie bins, residents in Christchurch having their wheelie bins set on fire by a serial arsonist and finally the cost of garden waste collections in Newcastle is set to double in price. 

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