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.
Police in Derbyshire are urging people to be alert to rogue scrap and waste collectors who are making off with copper and lead from houses, churches, schools, and memorials. The thieves often put the metal in wheelie bins and wheelbarrows for an easy getaway. Scrap metal prices have recently risen which accounts for the increase in thefts.
Residents in the West End of Glasgow have been forced to fork out money to a private company to have their wheelie bins pulled out and returned as part of a Housing Association pilot scheme.