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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There are loads of stories around where residents or business wheelie bins are stolen, many of which are reportedly stolen and used for arson, the councils are having to spend thousands in replace these bins. As many 1700 bins are requested by residents each month.
The everyday, unassuming wheelie is often used for more nefarious purposes by society's naughty people.
Do you return your wheelie bin to its storage area once it’s been emptied? We’re all guilty of leaving our bins on the street longer than they need to be from time to time, but some of us are guiltier than others.