With the recent spell of hot weather has forced many of the local collections to alter their collection times for safety of their staff and provide less risk of pest infections, as a result of this, many councils have increased collections in parks and city centres. Some councils have atttracted scrutiny for not increasing their collections, Wigan for example are still on 3 week collections.
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Despite being sturdy, wheelie bins are not fire resistant and there are many stories on which wheelie bins have caught fire and caused serious damage, so try and be safe when it comes to disposable bbq's and the disposal of them.
Although the hot, summer weather is enjoyed by many, the heat can be bad news for bins. Unpleasant odours and multiplying bacteria thrive in humidity and end up further encouraging unwanted pests. Nevertheless, with proper maintenance and regular care, summer waste can become less of a smelly problem.
If you put compostable materials in a regular waste bin, it is quite literally going to waste, specifically landfill. If you compost it, for use either in your own garden or to be collected by your local council, you’ll be reducing the amount of wasted materials and helping public gardens and allotments to thrive.