When you put your bin out, as soon as they are emptied do you bring them back in? If so do you get frustrated by your neighbours for leaving theirs out? A coucillor has claimed that residents on council estates leave their bins out because they do not like pulling them along.
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MIdlothian council are considering reducing the size of waste bins by half, or reducing waste collections to once per month to help crackdown on residents putting garden waste in their general waste bins, and due to costs they are set to introduce a £35 per year collection fee for garden waste.
Over 200 wheelie bins have been confiscated in Stoke after they were left out in the street too long. The council targeted 38 streets as part of their crackdown and the residents who lost their wheelie bins have to now call the council to retrieve them back.
Bins in the kitchen are essential in the household, but if spaxe is limited it might be hard to determine which size bin you should look at. For examp[le if you have a 240 litre wheelie bin at home for collection each week, you are producing just over 30 litres of waste per day so you would need a bin that could hold around 40-50 litres of waste.
With recycling increasing and residents having more and more wheelie bins and recycle boxes, this can be a problem for people who simply do not have the storage space. But do you know the building regulations when it comes to storing these items?
A new housing development in Birmingham may be getting new underground bins. The new residents would have bins for general waste, compostable waste, recycling, paper and batteries in their homes and when they were due for emptying they would just dispose in the appropriate waste chute on the pavement.
Yet another story about a council making cutbacks to waste collections, Derbyshire Dales Council is considering the change to monthly waste collections in a bid to save more money. The council say that other councils are already doing this and it has boosted recycling in their area.
There are 28,000 homes without wheelie bins across Merseyside, with half of this figure in Bootle. Residents in Bootle are still having to use black bags, an action group has said that it gives the area a bad image and that they are concerned that the rubbish will attract rats.
Businesses in Perty city centre are demanding the council take action after rubbish bags were ripped open by seagulls and left the contents strewn around the streets. The council have since confirmed they are considering a proposal for the use of communal rubbish bins to help combat this issue in the future.
A new font has been created that has been made up entirely from letters that have been scrawled onto peoples wheelie bins. Already downloaded over 3700 times, Frazer Price started taking photographs of bins and isolating the litters to create a font.