Monthly Archives: September 2012

What to do with a boring wheelie bin

12 Sep 2012 by admin in categories funny bins | Be the first to comment here.

Everyone has got them, everyone looks exactly the same except for maybe a number decal on the side. Below are some examples of what a little creative flair can do to that boring wheelie bin. Whilst we are not sure if your local council will even collect this bin with this much customisation, at least someone [...]

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Impressive milestone for BRC recycling label scheme

11 Sep 2012 by Joe Elvin in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

A milestone of 150 businesses have signed up for the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) packaging recycling label scheme. Earlier this week, Indian food business Geeta’s Food became the 150th company to agree to put this information on their packaging. The scheme was introduced in March 2009 with the aim of making consumers more aware about [...]

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Rubbish-strewn Blackburn alleyways branded ‘disgusting’

10 Sep 2012 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Many residents and councillors have branded the back alleyways of Blackburn and Darwen ‘disgusting’ after an onslaught of fly-tipping incidents have left the cities’ back alleyways rubbish-strewn. The Council has apparently stepped up their measures of tackling the situation in its ‘Your Call’ campaign, which sees fines issued for the offence. However, some residents have [...]

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Sheffield recycling rates rocket

04 Sep 2012 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Recycling rates have rocketed in Sheffield since recycling bins were changed to a fortnightly cycle, despite initial complaints by local residents, according to thestar.co.uk. The average rate of recycling in the area has gone up by 22 per cent – with paper and card recycling up by 17 per cent and glass, cans and plastic [...]

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Rubbish mounts at Isle of Wight beach

03 Sep 2012 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Rubbish that has built up at an Isle of Wight beach has sparked pleas for a clean-up, iwcp.com reports. Residents of Sandown have complained about their rubbish-strewn seafront, saying the council have repeatedly refused their pleas for more rubbish and recycling bins or an increase in collections.  The problem has lead to residents cleaning the beach themselves in recent [...]

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