Wheelie bins evolved when along came plastic to give us the trusty bins we know and love today. Plastic gets a bad press and in many cases, rightly so. But when it comes to bins, plastic wheelies are the unsung heroes. They are the tough, durable soldiers who report for duty and do their job every day, no matter the weather.
We all enjoy a night out in a bar or restaurant, and inevitably, we get through a few bottles of beer, or a bottle of wine (or two). Have you thought about how many glass bottles hospitality businesses must get through?
Wheelie bins might not be the most glamorous of things, but they have an important job to do. We like to think of them as the unsung heroes of our daily lives. So what are they made from and what makes our bins so durable and reliable? Let us tell you!
Do you ever find your job just a little bit soul-destroying? Spare a thought for these refuse collectors who got more than they bargained for while they were on their rounds...
Could a no-deal Brexit see more waste being sent to landfill? There are concerns among those in the waste industry that a no-deal outcome could disrupt the export of waste to EU facilities so the waste in question would probably end up in landfill.
Somerset County Council is set to spend £118,000 on stickers for people to put on their bins as part of the ‘Slim My Waste, Feed My Face’ campaign. The campaign aims to get people to keep food waste separate from non-recyclable waste.
Never mind billboards and bus shelters, the latest lucrative advertising space is on wheelie bins...
Snowmen, Christmas trees, pillows, and underwear might sound like a particularly unusual sale at Next, but it’s actually some of the rubbish that was left behind in the backstreets of Newcastle after students from the City’s two universities moved out for the summer.
South Gloucestershire Council is handing out £200 fines to anyone who is caught putting any items that could be considered household rubbish into public bins.
A Bexley Council report has revealed that a no-deal Brexit could result in delays in delivering new wheelie bins and a jump in costs.