Wheelie Bin Roundup 20th March

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 09:23:34 Europe/London

The biggest story that came out for wheelie bins this week is that in Sunderland over 800 wheelie bins were stolen last year, residents in the area then have to purchase a wheelie bin out of their own money and wait for a replacement, wheelie bin crime is rife and they are often used to start fires potentially causing harm to people and homes.  

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Have You Thought About Wheelie Bin Storage

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 13:00:00 Europe/London

Wheelie bins are not the most attractive things in the world, and always stand out when back in the garden.  Have you ever thought about buying a storage unit to keep them safe and to stop pests and wildlife from accessing them, there are many variations on the market including plastic ones and wooden ones which can vary in size and functionality to incorporate more than one bin and your recycle boxes.

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Sutton Council Say Goodbye to Wheelie Bins

Friday, 10 March 2017 14:00:00 Europe/London

The residents of Sutton are going to be saying goodbye to their wheelie bins, the Sutton Council have voted to begin working with Veoila to try and raise recycling rates in the area.  With this move the council are hoping to increase the recycling to over 40% within 12 months, and will save the council almost £11 million.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 6th March

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 09:00:00 Europe/London

In this weeks issue, it would be no surprise that Storm Doris would appear, people on social media have been posting stories of damages caused by wheelie bins being blown away, also included this week is a story of 5 wheelie bins not being collected for 2 years despite being full of waste. 

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Highland Council To Introduce Charges for Brown Bins

Monday, 6 March 2017 13:00:35 Europe/London

Many of the councils are or already have implemented a garden waste collection charge, and one of the newest to introduce this is the Highland Council.  Many councils have had to charge to help with the reduced budget cuts for collection of waste, the residents are in opposition to this and have already submitted a petition saying that it would increase flytipping.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 27th February

Monday, 27 February 2017 10:59:32 Europe/London

Our roundup from around the world of headlines relating to wheelie bins, stories ranging from students defeating a council over property with the use of Google Earth and a Devon woman demanding a council tax reduction over claims her green bin has not been collected in 6 months. 

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 20th February

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:40:50 Europe/London

This weeks roundup covers all the wheelie bin news that have made the headlines from around the world.   This week a bin stuck in a power line and a fine for putting a wheelie bin early have made the news.  

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How to Prevent Wheelie Bin Overflow

Friday, 17 February 2017 08:54:00 Europe/London

The worst thing about wheelie bins slightly overflowing is the refuse collectors will not take it if the lids are open or extra black sacks next to them, so what can we do to help combat this problem.   Have you ever stopped to think what you can do to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill?  

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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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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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