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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 19th August

This week's Wheelie Bin News Roundup features a story about a family in Nuneaton who have started their own recycling plant right on their driveway! Also, residents in Eastbourne are set to get a free extra green wheelie bin to encourage them to recycle more of their household waste and businesses in Taunton town centre are kicking up a stink about bins bags being torn open by hungry seagulls...

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 5th August

In this weeks' Wheelie Bin News Bristol council are set to crack down on households that have more than one black wheelie bin. Ordinarily, residents can have more than one in exceptional circumstances, but some households have managed to get extra bins regardless. A fed-up resident in Sydney has scrawled expletives all over their bin after getting so fed up of their neighbours using it and there have been calls in Norwich for the council to fine anyone who leaves their bins out on the pavement for too long...

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 22nd July

This week's Wheelie Bin News Roundup features stories from Hull City Council who has posted CCTV footage on YouTube of a man emptying the contents of a bin onto the ground in the street in the hopes of identifying him. Developers of new housing in Nuneaton and Bedworth could be asked to pay for or buy their own wheelie bins for residents to help reduce the cash-strapped council’s spending and Police in South Ayrshire are looking for a suspected arsonist who placed a wheelie bin up against the door of a property near Dundonald town centre and set fire to it.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 8th July

This weeks' Wheelie Bin News Roundup features stories about MOD military science files being found dumped in a wheelie bin in North London, residents in Milton Keynes are to be asked for their views on replacing black rubbish sacks with wheelie bins and find out what happened when a woman from Newcastle was told by her friend during a shopping trip that she’d look gorgeous in a bin bag!

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 24th June

In this week's Wheelie Bin News Roundup a council in Australia has proposed that see-through recycling bins be rolled out as part of a plan to shame residents into recycling properly. A man in Hull who damaged his car by reversing into his own wheelie bins has demanded that the council pay for the damage and thousands of people gathered along the Beach Lawns in Weston-Super-Mare to watch 26 teams compete in races against the clock as part of the National Refuse Championships.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 10th June

In the latest Wheelie Bin Roundup a huge 900 missed bin collections are being reported in Birmingham every day! A wheelie bin fire posed a real threat to a library in Nottinghamshire and a social media post about overfilled bins in Dumfries and Galloway has attracted anger and ridicule from residents.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 27th May

The latest Wheelie Bin Roundup features a story about two wheelie bin thieves, a grandmother who found an 8-inch knife whilst out litter-picking being told by police to put it in her wheelie bin and solar powered 'belly-bins' being introduced in Nottingham City centre.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 22nd April

The latest Wheelie Bin Roundup features a story about how a 9-year old girls attempt at keeping her local park clean and tidy has been sabotaged by a group of youths. North West Leicestershire District Council has been criticised for attaching non-recyclable flyers to around 45,000 wheelie bins and people living near Ellesmere park in Farnworth, Manchester, say it’s being blighted by youths who are constantly setting fire to wheelie bins.

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 22nd March

The latest Wheelie Bin Roundup features an amusing story from Cheltenham Races, a new wheelie bin pilot scheme by Redbridge Council and an inspiring story from Derbyshire where local business and community groups have helped raise £100,000 for a children and young people hospice with the help of three wheelie bins!

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 4th March

This weeks Wheelie Bin News Roundup features stories including teenagers have derailed a train when they placed a wheelie bin in the middle of the tracks, communal bins have been introduced into blocks of flats to try and reduce the number of wheelie bins on the pavement, and finally a pretty village in the New Forest has been strewn with rubbish as ponies and donkeys are getting into the rubbish bags 

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