Wheelie Bin Roundup 11th September

Thursday, 21 September 2017 13:36:00 Europe/London

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.  

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Does Cambridge's Underground Rubbish System Spell the End for Wheelie Bins

Thursday, 21 September 2017 11:05:29 Europe/London

The University of Cambridge are set to install one of the largest underground bin systems in the UK, with 450 underground bins ready for install it is the start for sustainability in the county.  Each bin has the capacity of 20 wheelie bins and will look to increase improving the waste management systems.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 28th August

Friday, 1 September 2017 10:48:53 Europe/London

Good job for CCTV footages in refuse lorries, a refuse collector was threated with a weapon after the workers refused to collect his waste due to hypodermic syrings were found in his wheelie bin, this was all caught on the back of CCTV and as a result went to court.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 1st August

Friday, 18 August 2017 12:16:40 Europe/London

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.  

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Wheelie Bin Headlines July

Monday, 31 July 2017 15:18:46 Europe/London

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.  

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The Good, The Bad and the Barely Believable

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:56:00 Europe/London

Wheelie bins are not the best things in the world to look at, but despite this they are a part of our every day life and more often than not they appear in the headlines more than your would suggest.

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The Trash Test Dummies

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 10:24:57 Europe/London

Ever heard of the Trash Test Dummies, no?  They are a group of Australian acrobats and circus performers who host stage shows, workshops for people of all ages where participants can learn skills such as hoopla juggling.  

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Wheelie Bin Roundup 17th July

Monday, 17 July 2017 10:23:56 Europe/London

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.

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West Oxfordshire Gets New Wheelies

Monday, 10 July 2017 11:36:19 Europe/London

Another day another change by a council, residents of Oxfordshire are going to receive new wheelie bins for recycling, but they are not replacing the recycle boxes, collections will now change from weekly to fortnightly.  

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The National Refuse Championships

Thursday, 6 July 2017 11:59:00 Europe/London

The National Refuse Championships is a competition where refuse vehicles take part in games such as lifting challenges and manoeuvring skills.  This event is run by the Alzheimers society and this year raised over £12000.  

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