Category Archives: Articles

Living Symphonies

03 Aug 2014 by sobananapenguin in categories Articles, Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

When we think about the reason behind recycling, the first thing that will probably pop into our minds is the everyday tree. (Put very basically, we need to recycle so that we use less trees.) This makes sense, because when it comes to both raw and manufactured materials, the process behind metals and plastics can [...]

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Every scrap can feed a crop

26 Mar 2014 by sobananapenguin in categories Articles, Bin chit chat, compost bin, food bins, home recycling bins, household bins, kitchen bins, recycling bin, recycling bins in the home | Be the first to comment here.

Food has always been a commodity that few of us enjoy wasting. Aside from the likes of royals, nobles and aristocrats of centuries gone by, when having more than you could physically ingest was a status symbol, the throwing away of good grub is seen as extravagant, selfish and even ignorant. This is why there [...]

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The 5 Coolest Bins in the World

03 Aug 2013 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Rubbish bins might not be the first designs that jump to mind when people think about amazing design, but many inventors and innovators have put their own personal stamp on the simple utilitarian design of the rubbish bin. From bins designed like the robots to futuristic London bins with LCD screen displays and the ability [...]

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Police Discover 100lb of Marijuana in Rubbish Bin

19 Jun 2013 by admin in categories Articles, Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

A local man in the Chicago suburb of Evanston contacted police to report suspicious activity involving a recycling bin, police find a fortune in marijuana contained within. Police were called out to the Evanston area of Chicago to investigate some suspicious activity involving a recycling bin. A local homeowner noticed that his bin was not [...]

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Some Famous Deleted Bin Scenes in Cinema

24 Feb 2013 by admin in categories Articles, Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

In searching the internet for the British Film Institute’s Top 50 Movies of all time, our researcher came across the little known and highly dubious BFI, the Bin Film Institute. Yes, there is an institute that specializes in famous deleted scenes involving bins of the world’s top movies. Who would have thought bins were so [...]

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An Overview of the Evolution and Use of Waste Bins

11 Feb 2013 by admin in categories Articles, Bin chit chat, Wheelie Bin | Be the first to comment here.

In the Middle Ages, around about 1200 to 1348 AD, there was no garbage collection system, no sanitation system. Throughout Europe, spoiled food, human waste and garbage was simply dumped into the streets. The lack of sanitation aided the breeding of rodents capable of carrying and transmitting diseases that were fatal to humans. While the [...]

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A Bin for All Seasons

31 Jan 2013 by admin in categories Articles, Bin chit chat | Be the first to comment here.

Few objects in life are available in as many shapes, sizes, colours and applications as the common rubbish bin. There are posh designer bins that will make any area look like that of a Beverly Hills home. Retro bins that throw one back into the easy bygone era when taking out the rubbish was the [...]

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Recycling Bin Initiative for Schools

23 Oct 2012 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

We are soon going to be launching our new recycling bin initiative for schools “Lets Go Green Together”. What we will be doing is giving away 3 completely free recycling bins for any school displaying our “Lets Go Green Together” Badge on their website. We are trying to make sure every school has the recycling [...]

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5 Ways to Stop your Bin Smelling (as much)

05 Oct 2012 by admin in categories Articles with 1 comment

A bins a bin right, they are expected to smell a little bit. To a certain extent this is true, by pure definition your rubbish bin is a receptacle that holds your waste until the council come and collect it. To alleviate the smell completely will require more than one of the following 5 changes. 1) Change [...]

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Tips for Easy Disposal

04 Oct 2012 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

I am one of those people who leaves empting my bin till the very last minute. In fact thinking about it, the rubbish literally has to be spilling out of the bin on to the floor surrounding the bin to prompt me to run to my supply of rubbish bags in my handy kitchen draw [...]

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Bin Art

27 Sep 2012 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

We have found some superb examples of customised bins, or where the bins were used to create sculptures. Have a look below and be sure to let us know what you think. We have had many different opinions about what this art could actually be. The majority are saying a turtle, however we have had [...]

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A Collection of the Weird and Wonderful School Bins

27 Sep 2012 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

If you are struggling to find a school bin for your primary or secondary school the below images should give you a better idea of what you are looking for. Most the bins can be purchased from our School Bins Category and those that cant can be found from other suppliers across the web. If you [...]

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4 tips to help Choose the Right School Bin

25 Sep 2012 by admin in categories Articles | Be the first to comment here.

Choosing a school bin you would think would not be one of the harder decisions your school has to make and it need not be, but it is surprising how many schools call us in a muddle. There are various factors to consider when choosing the right school bin and we are going to help you below. [...]

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New website design

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

We have just launched the new version of our website and would welcome any feedback or problems customers encounter when using it. Because of the new legislation regarding cookie policies we have added it to our homepage, you can choose to close the box in the left hand corner down and it will not come [...]

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