Stories in this weeks Wheelie Bin Roundup feature an unusual way on how a council chose the colour of their wheelie bins, a warning to residents in Warrington to discard batteries in the correct manor and a story about residents blocking a street with wheelie bins to stop bad parking on school runs.
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The theme at this time of year is the spike in wheelie bin arson, fire services all around the country have released advice around safety and how to prevent arson, they are keen to spread the message because putting out needless fires wastes emergency services time when they should only be attending emergencies only.
Some of the main stories this month feature a council threatening to issue fines for people who put their bins out too early, or leave them out for prolonged periods of time, firefighters attending a scene in Crewe where 3 wheelie bins were on fire and commercial bins being blame for blighting the streets of Swansea.
Our wheelie bin news this week includes the big story coming out of Wigan where residents are being told if they leave their bins out overnight they are facing the possibility of a fine, as well as the possibility of your wheelie bin being removed if it is not clearly marked with the house number.
A take a look at this weeks wheelie bin stories features an inventor who has made a bike trailer out of a wheelie bin, and one of the bigger stories including a new type of bin system which has eliminated the need of 9000 wheelie bins.
July has throw up some interesting stories in the world of wheelie bins, none other than a man using a wheelie bin to fill up with rugs he had stolen from an Argos store in Belfast, twice on the same day!! His solicitor says it was all to fund his opiate addiction.
This weeks roundup of all wheelie bin related news covers stories ranging from a thief posing as a workman to make off with a wheelie bin full of stolen goods as well as residents complaining about new recycle bins spoiling the look of their streets.
Could you afford to pay £30 for a new wheelie bin if yours is stolen or damaged, this is just one of the stories that is appearing in the news this week, where this has originated from residents could possibly have to pay £90 if their bins go missing, residents are arguing that this should be free because they pay council tax.
This month in our wheelie bin headlines features a woman from Leeds who tried to evade arrest by hiding in a wheelie bin, more wheelie bin fires and a safety concern over a new recycling scheme.
Our roundup from around the world of headlines relating to wheelie bins, stories ranging from students defeating a council over property with the use of Google Earth and a Devon woman demanding a council tax reduction over claims her green bin has not been collected in 6 months.