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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Wheelie Bin News 6th February

Tuesday, 7 February 2017 10:49:57 Europe/London

In our new series blog we take a look at how wheelie bins are covered in the news over the last month, usually this is going to be arson attacks and changes to council workings but in some cases odd news will appear. 

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Pimp Your Wheelie Bin

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:11:29 Europe/London

Everyone recognises the differnet colour wheelie bins they have in their area and what should be going, but they all look so plain and boring outside of the house, why not jazz up your bin with some art, stickers or a funny picture.

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The Good, the Bad and the Wheelie Ugly

Saturday, 26 November 2016 10:06:01 Europe/London

Crime is rife with wheelie bins especially when the darker nights are upon us, it is not always fires that make the news but some rather odd crimes have also taken place from around the globe.  

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If Wheelie Bins Could Talk

Monday, 14 November 2016 10:03:29 Europe/London

We all have wheelies bin our house, whether it be for recycling or general waste, but do we know the correct way to take care of our bins from damage or unpleasent smells.  We take a look at the life of a bin and what we can do to make it last longer and odour free.

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Silly Mr. Traffic Warden

Monday, 23 February 2015 09:57:42 Europe/London

We couldn't help sharing this news about a traffic warden with a sense of humour.

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Cleanliness is key

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 21:46:15 Europe/London

Simple steps for keeping your wheelie bin as fresh as a daisy.

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Do You Know What Goes in Your Wheelie Bin?

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:29:49 Europe/London

Do you remember when we all used to have just the one black bin and nothing else? Life was simple then, as we just had to put all our rubbish into it and that was that. Of course now we are more aware of the need to recycle as much as we can. This has introduced us to the idea of having more than one wheelie bin to handle and use each week.

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What did you say about sheep?

Monday, 25 August 2014 22:41:31 Europe/London

Wheelie bins are often in the news, but usually for all the wrong reasons. From being used to transport stolen goods during robberies, to being melted down to smouldering blobs of plastic around Bonfire Night by disrespectful pyromaniacs, it’s actually quite rare for there not to be an article under Google News when you run a “wheelie bin” search. 

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Edinburgh's wee new bins

Monday, 16 June 2014 19:00:59 Europe/London

Our take on Edinburgh's new recycling regime.

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