We're gonna need a bigger bin

Monday, 24 March 2014 15:37:28 Europe/London

What's a man to do when he has copious amounts of dead rats?

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The Thoona Wheelie Bin Championships

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 16:21:28 Europe/London

Just when we thought wheelie bins couldn’t get any more awesome, we only go and stumble across the Thoona Wheelie Bin Championships!

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Love Thy Bin

Friday, 24 January 2014 12:53:21 Europe/London

You’re the local council. Part of your responsibility to residents is waste management and recycling facilities. You encourage them to recycle, prevent litter, help with composting by using a food caddy, and keep streets tidy by removing their wheelie bins from the pavement after emptying. That last one is a bugbear for many residents, as they see wheelies left out overnight as an annoyance, an eyesore and a potential obstruction. But how do you make looking after your wheelie bin fun? That’s a tough one.

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The Growing Wheelie Bin Shortage in the UK

Monday, 25 November 2013 15:54:08 Europe/London

Wheelie bin controversies have been all the rage in the UK this year. Questions of affordability, theft and effectiveness have swirled around the rubbish industry, but a new shortage in Brighton and Hove puts a new twist on the controversies by highlighting the simple pragmatic problem that many councils don't have the budget or the means to supply everyone with wheelie bins in the immediate future.

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MP Eric Pickles Wants Wheelie Bins Off the Streets

Thursday, 17 October 2013 15:34:29 Europe/London

The idea of pristine, streamlined houses lining a community road can be both nostalgic and comforting, but unfortunately this sight is no longer like the movies. Wheelie bins line the sidewalks and alleys of businesses, leaving them looking unsightly and unorganised, according to MP Eric Pickles. Eric Pickles has raised his voice to speak for the people against these eyesores.

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A Guide to Single Stream Recycling Facilities

Monday, 2 September 2013 16:49:47 Europe/London

Single stream recycling is a single-sort recycling collection system. Many collection agencies in the UK and all across the United States are using this system to simplify their recycling bin collection process. Residents can place a mixture of recyclable goods into their recycling bins instead of having to separate them as in the past. All items collected will then be sorted at a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) for reuse. Councils across the UK are hoping that single stream recycling will encourage residents to recycle more goods.

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Manchester Woman Calls 999 on Maggots in Wheelie Bin

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 16:42:38 Europe/London

There's precious little less appetizing than festering rubbish and maggots, but one woman in Manchester found exactly that when she opened her bin lid - and promptly dialled 999. Although emergency operators might have more severe things to deal with than the single grossest sight any housewife can find on her property, dirty rubbish bins and hot summer months don't mix well, and unattended rubbish can attract all sorts of creepy crawlies with bothersome odours that can waft into neighbouring homes.

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Bear Gets Wheelie Bin Takeaway Behind Colorado Springs Restaurant

Thursday, 15 August 2013 16:34:03 Europe/London

What's a bear to do when she comes home, finds a hungry family and there is nothing in the house to fix for dinner? She does what any smart bear will do, heads to the local restaurant, but when she gets there she finds them closed. So being that she's smarter than the average bear, she grabs the nearest garbage bin and takes it home to her hungry family.

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A Guide to Extreme Wheelie Bin Racing

Tuesday, 13 August 2013 16:45:35 Europe/London

Extreme wheelie bin racing is both a joke and not; it's silly enough to be a punch line, yet serious enough that numerous sites throughout the UK are beginning to take their first tentative steps in this new extreme sport.

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Wheelie Bins In The News

Thursday, 25 July 2013 15:56:52 Europe/London

What is it about wheelie bins that seems to attract so much negative attention. If they are not suffering at the hands of a vindictive old lady with a twisted hatred for random cats they are being burnt to the ground by mindless youths!

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