Coming to a City Near You

Thursday, 4 May 2017 16:00:00 Europe/London

Speeding fines in the UK was a big topic of conversation in April with the new law stating that drivers caught speeding will be fined up to 150% of their weekly wage.  So could we see speed cameras being hidden in wheelie bins to help catch offenders as similar devices are being used in other European countries, could we be next?

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Do You Know That Fly-Tipping is a Crime

Monday, 10 April 2017 10:32:59 Europe/London

Flytipping is the deliberate dumping of waste, this can be anything from a single bag of rubbish to an entire truck load, it doesn't just damage beauty spots but it can also cause damage to wildife and the environment.  

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Wheelie Bin Racing

Friday, 31 March 2017 10:42:36 Europe/London

Have you ever heard of wheelie bin racing?  Originating from a pub pursuit with some slightly tipsy people, it has grown into many cities and involve fancy dress and desiging of a customised wheelie bins, they are donated from the council, often bins with damage or awaiting recycling so no new bins are used to save money.  All the money from the events are put back into the local community.  

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Household Rubbish on the Rise

Friday, 24 February 2017 11:39:42 Europe/London

Household rubbish is on the rise, with landfills filing up quickly, now is the time to try and reduce the amount that is heading into your general waste bin at home.  Stats show that in 2007 we only recycled 18% of our waste, that has gone up in recent years but we are still below the EU average.  

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Residents Angry at Changes

Thursday, 23 February 2017 11:42:08 Europe/London

Residents in Burton have been angered by the councils decision to change their food waste disposal, rather than keep their food waste collections as normal, they have been stopped altogether and now food waste is to go in with general waste.  

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Being a Bin Man is Wheelie Not Easy

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 14:54:02 Europe/London

Being a bin man is not the most glamourous of occupations, but they are still under scrutiny about the service they provide, mainly down to budget cuts.  But they can also have trouble carrying out their job due to congested roads or rush hour traffic, a wheelie bin man is not an easy job at all.

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The Month in Wheelie Bin Headlines January

Monday, 30 January 2017 15:00:00 Europe/London

News stories featuring wheelie bins rarely makes news, but in some circumstances the news is interesting especially in other countries such as Australia where they barracaded a crocodile in with resident wheelie bins, this blog page features the stories that have occured this month.

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Are Smaller Wheelie Bins to Blame?

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 09:22:32 Europe/London

It seems like all the stories that we hear about wheelie bins are arson attacks and flytipping, one of the reasons for this that has been raised from fire chiefs in Bolton is the reduction in size of the wheelie bins.  Aimed at trying to make residents recycle more seems to be backfiring.  

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A Wheelie For Every Purpose

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 10:39:24 Europe/London

Here at wheelie bins we supply a vast amount of large businesses, councils, public sectors and even residential homes, we offer varying multiple discount when you buy more than 1, with our best saving when you buy a pallet quantity.  

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Better Safe Than Sorry

Thursday, 1 December 2016 08:41:15 Europe/London

Wheelie bin crimes suffer a seasonal spike when the dark nights approach esepecially if your bins are left out overnight they can become targets for criminals to either steel or use them to act as a step to gain access to windows, take a look at our tips for how to keep your bin safe.

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