If you are put off by the bulky collection charge from your local council to remove large items, do not be tempted by a knock down price from a local man with a van. As a lady found out the hard way, she paid £5 to have someone clean her wheelie bin, only then to be charged £680 for flytipping, the man she had hired had flytipped the contents of the bin.
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Have you ever been tempted to sneak another bag of rubbish into your neighbours bin? A resident in Gloucester was dismayed to find that his bin had not emptied because his lid was an inch open due to a neighbour putting another bag into his bin causing the lid to be ajar.
Household rubbish is on the rise, with landfills filing up quickly, now is the time to try and reduce the amount that is heading into your general waste bin at home. Stats show that in 2007 we only recycled 18% of our waste, that has gone up in recent years but we are still below the EU average.
An A-Z of rubbish...