What Not to Put in Your Recycling Wheelie

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 10:54:59 Europe/London

Experts have said that we could save thousands of tonnes of recyclables from ending up in landfill by avoiding contaminating our waste, there are items which are hard to recycle that we actually put in our recyclables, such as pizza boxes, tissue and kitchen rolls.   

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 6th November

Friday, 10 November 2017 10:32:59 Europe/London

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.

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Bin Crimes We Wheelie Can't Believe

Monday, 6 November 2017 10:53:47 Europe/London

When the dark nights draw in there seems to be spinks in wheelie bin crimes, the crimes in this article feature £1500 worth of fireworks dumped inside a wheelie bin in Edinburgn, a group of youths setting fire to a stack of wheelie bins in a skate park and someone stealing from charity donations bags.

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 23rd October

Saturday, 4 November 2017 12:01:21 Europe/London

One of the stories causing outrage this week is from Sunderlands City Council, a pensioner had 3 of his wheelie bins stolen and set on fire in his local area, despite the fire service being called out he has been told he would have to pay £25 for each bin that was stolen and they would not even let him pay in installments, despite their policy of if your wheelie bin has been stolen with proof the charges would not apply. 

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Going Underground - Is This the End of the Wheelie Bin

Thursday, 2 November 2017 12:24:28 Europe/London

Cambridge is going to the first city in England to feature an underground waste disposal system, the system will replace around 9000 wheelie bins that were on the site, the idea is to create a way of more sustainable living without making changes that would affect the way the area looks like the wheelie bins did.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 9th October

Monday, 9 October 2017 11:26:53 Europe/London

One of the nicer stories to arise in recent weeks regarding wheelie bins, Veolia stepped in to help 2 visually impaired women in Sutton by drilling holes in different bins so they could tell which bins were which.  Veolia were contacted originally by the sisters after the new introduction of wheelie bins and that they would not be able to tell the difference when it comes to recycling.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup September

Thursday, 5 October 2017 13:09:15 Europe/London

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.

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Keep Your Wheelie Safe and Secure in Bad Weather

Monday, 2 October 2017 12:28:45 Europe/London

Once the dark nights draw in and the weather gets wilder, spare a thought for your wheelie bin, we have compiled some tips to help keep your bin and recycle boxes safe when the weather gets bad.

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Wheelie Bin Arson: A Depressingly Common Crime

Friday, 29 September 2017 09:55:48 Europe/London

One of the most common crimes regarding wheelie bins is arson, especially when the nights cut in towards halloween and bonfire night, every year the Police and Fire Brigade issue guidance on how to keep your wheelie bin safe especially when 1% of crime in the UK is arson, this may seem low but that is still over 375,000 incidents per year.  

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Wheelie Bin News Roundup 25th September

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 09:40:54 Europe/London

Wheelie bin stories are usually along the same lines but this weeks stories include a wheelie bin that was strapped to the back of a getaway car with £2500 worth of stolen goods from a driveway.  

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