Aside from our usual stories about wheelie bin arson, thefts and other common occurences, we have featured 3 stories that appeared in the news that made us laugh as well as leaving us scratching our head at the same time.
Tagged with 'crime'
Flytipping is the deliberate dumping of waste, this can be anything from a single bag of rubbish to an entire truck load, it doesn't just damage beauty spots but it can also cause damage to wildife and the environment.
Wheelie bin crimes suffer a seasonal spike when the dark nights approach esepecially if your bins are left out overnight they can become targets for criminals to either steel or use them to act as a step to gain access to windows, take a look at our tips for how to keep your bin safe.
Crime is rife with wheelie bins especially when the darker nights are upon us, it is not always fires that make the news but some rather odd crimes have also taken place from around the globe.
Wheelie bins are often in the news, but usually for all the wrong reasons. From being used to transport stolen goods during robberies, to being melted down to smouldering blobs of plastic around Bonfire Night by disrespectful pyromaniacs, it’s actually quite rare for there not to be an article under Google News when you run a “wheelie bin” search.
The everyday, unassuming wheelie is often used for more nefarious purposes by society's naughty people.