Delicious Leftover Recipes to Make Your Bonfire Night Go With a Bang

Saturday, 10 November 2018 16:24:08 Europe/London

With firework night now over and done with for another year, you may have had a lot of food on the go which can equate to a lot of food waste.  We have compiled a list of recipes which you could use to reduce the amount of food ending up in the waste.

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Do You Wheelie Know the Building Regulations

Thursday, 8 November 2018 16:23:15 Europe/London

With recycling increasing and residents having more and more wheelie bins and recycle boxes, this can be a problem for people who simply do not have the storage space. But do you know the building regulations when it comes to storing these items?

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Bristol Waste's Food Campaign is a Resounding Success

Sunday, 28 October 2018 12:12:06 Europe/London

Bristol Waste Company have released their figures in relation to their 'Slim My Waste - Feed Me Face' campaign, it has shown that there has been a positive effect on food recycling rates across the city and that iver 290 tonnes of extra food waste has been collected in the 10 weeks the campaign has been running.  

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Birmingham Housing Development Considered for Underground Bins

Saturday, 27 October 2018 11:49:44 Europe/London

A new housing development in Birmingham may be getting new underground bins.  The new residents would have bins for general waste, compostable waste, recycling, paper and batteries in their homes and when they were due for emptying they would just dispose in the appropriate waste chute on the pavement. 

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Don't Put Your Identity in the Bin

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:32:38 Europe/London

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. 

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 15th October

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 10:32:22 Europe/London

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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The Wheelie Bin Plastic That Keeps on Giving

Friday, 12 October 2018 09:18:30 Europe/London

Polyethylene is one of the most popular plastics around, there are many things which contain polyethylene in some shape or form.  It is well known as a thermoplastic which means that when it is heated it turns into a liquid rather than burning, when it is in liquid form it can be molded, injected or cast to make many of the products.

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Portsmouth Residents Slam Council for Rigid Recycling Rules

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 09:18:15 Europe/London

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.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 24th September

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 16:05:40 Europe/London

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.  

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How to Recycle When Space is at a Premium

Friday, 21 September 2018 10:29:40 Europe/London

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.  

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