Going Underground - Is This the End of the Wheelie Bin

Thursday, 2 November 2017 12:24:28 Europe/London

Cambridge is going to the first city in England to feature an underground waste disposal system, the system will replace around 9000 wheelie bins that were on the site, the idea is to create a way of more sustainable living without making changes that would affect the way the area looks like the wheelie bins did.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 9th October

Monday, 9 October 2017 11:26:53 Europe/London

One of the nicer stories to arise in recent weeks regarding wheelie bins, Veolia stepped in to help 2 visually impaired women in Sutton by drilling holes in different bins so they could tell which bins were which.  Veolia were contacted originally by the sisters after the new introduction of wheelie bins and that they would not be able to tell the difference when it comes to recycling.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup September

Thursday, 5 October 2017 13:09:15 Europe/London

Some of the main stories this month feature a council threatening to issue fines for people who put their bins out too early, or leave them out for prolonged periods of time, firefighters attending a scene in Crewe where 3 wheelie bins were on fire and commercial bins being blame for blighting the streets of Swansea.

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Keep Your Wheelie Safe and Secure in Bad Weather

Monday, 2 October 2017 12:28:45 Europe/London

Once the dark nights draw in and the weather gets wilder, spare a thought for your wheelie bin, we have compiled some tips to help keep your bin and recycle boxes safe when the weather gets bad.

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Wheelie Bin Arson: A Depressingly Common Crime

Friday, 29 September 2017 09:55:48 Europe/London

One of the most common crimes regarding wheelie bins is arson, especially when the nights cut in towards halloween and bonfire night, every year the Police and Fire Brigade issue guidance on how to keep your wheelie bin safe especially when 1% of crime in the UK is arson, this may seem low but that is still over 375,000 incidents per year.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 25th September

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 09:40:54 Europe/London

Wheelie bin stories are usually along the same lines but this weeks stories include a wheelie bin that was strapped to the back of a getaway car with £2500 worth of stolen goods from a driveway.  

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Are Fines for Overfilling Bins Just Wheelie Harsh?

Monday, 25 September 2017 13:39:19 Europe/London

An increasing number of councils are implementing fines for residents who are overfilling their bins, residents in Stoke-on-Trent City Council who are known to flout the rules are being contacted and warned of their actions.  We do have some tips which can help reduce the amount of waste generated and potentially stop a future fine.

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 11th September

Thursday, 21 September 2017 13:36:00 Europe/London

Our wheelie bin news this week includes the big story coming out of Wigan where residents are being told if they leave their bins out overnight they are facing the possibility of a fine, as well as the possibility of your wheelie bin being removed if it is not clearly marked with the house number.  

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Does Cambridge's Underground Rubbish System Spell the End for Wheelie Bins

Thursday, 21 September 2017 11:05:29 Europe/London

The University of Cambridge are set to install one of the largest underground bin systems in the UK, with 450 underground bins ready for install it is the start for sustainability in the county.  Each bin has the capacity of 20 wheelie bins and will look to increase improving the waste management systems.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 28th August

Friday, 1 September 2017 10:48:53 Europe/London

Good job for CCTV footages in refuse lorries, a refuse collector was threated with a weapon after the workers refused to collect his waste due to hypodermic syrings were found in his wheelie bin, this was all caught on the back of CCTV and as a result went to court.  

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