Category Archives: external bin

Public Bins – Importance of Numbers and Location

27 Jan 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, litter bin, public bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

In order to keep a public location clean and tidy, the public bin is the most fundamental and important tool available. Providing receptacles for the general public to dispose of their waste is vital, especially in busy locations such as the high street, them parks and around fast food eateries. Simply placing a bin in [...]

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Busy Bins – Coping with Public Rubbish

09 Dec 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, litter bin, public bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

There are many locations where the amount of rubbish thrown in public bins can be excessive. While high street bins are very busy, and those outside fast food restaurants in particular, there are some areas where even these pale in significance. These areas are either places where vast numbers visit for a specific event, or [...]

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Gardening Bins

07 Dec 2010 by admin in categories Articles, external bin, gardening bin | Be the first to comment here.

Whether you’re a keen gardener, or just concerned about doing your bit to keep the planet healthy, it can be a good idea to invest in a couple of decent compost bins. This is not only a great way to recycling lots of your household waste, but the resulting compost is also brilliant for fertilising [...]

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Rubbish Bins for Business – Keeping the Outside Clean

18 Nov 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories ashtray, dustbin, external bin, food bins, public bins | Be the first to comment here.

The outside of any business is important. Image and the way a company presents itself are key factor’s to any business reputation and there is no more a direct face of any company than the front of the premises. And while many businesses hire office cleaners and ensure the interior work space is kept well [...]

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Rubbish Bin Trouble Around the Home – Reducing Smells, Mess and Pests

28 Oct 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories dustbin, external bin, kitchen bins, recycling bin | Be the first to comment here.

There is a growing rise in the number of local authorities restricting their rubbish collections to bi-weekly. This fortnightly collection policy is causing householders a problem in that they have to store twice as much rubbish in their homes, for twice as long. The problem with having too much refuse lying about is that it [...]

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Litter and Recycling – providing bins for Schools

16 Sep 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, kitchen bins, public bins, recycling bin, school litter bin | Be the first to comment here.

Controlling litter and providing bins for schools can be a challenge, especially as more attention is focused on recycling. Providing bins for schools can be quite complicated as the type of bins, the requirements of them and the number needed can vary from school to school. But there are some basic principles: Location Ensuring the [...]

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Rubbish Bins – Importance of Design

19 Aug 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories designer bins, external bin, home improvement, household bins, public bins | Be the first to comment here.

Many of us may think of the humble waste bin as just a simple receptacle for throwing our rubbish in; however, there are a wide variety of different types of rubbish bin, all designed for different tasks and purposes. Design is highly important when it comes to selecting the right type of waste bin. So [...]

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Food Disposal and Waste Management

12 Aug 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, food bins, industrial bins, kitchen bins, rubbish tips, waste tips | Be the first to comment here.

Disposing of so much food brings with it many problems but many of those can be solved by good waste management and the correct rubbish bin. The amount of food that is disposed of waste bins in the UK alone, is staggering. Shops and takeaways dispose of 1.6 million tonnes of food each year; manufactures [...]

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Rubbish and Pests – Eliminating Mess, Vermin and Smells

15 Jul 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories dustbin, external bin, food bins, rubbish bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

In the good old days many home owners had a large metal dustbin that they would place all their rubbish into before placing the large heavy lid on top. However, times move on and very few of us have a metal rubbish bin; instead a wide variety of wheelie bins and recycling bins adorn our [...]

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The Modern Rubbish Bin – Types, Changes and History

09 Jul 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bin facts, external bin, household bins, public bins, service sector bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

They are everywhere; on roadsides, along pavements, in our homes, front drives and at work. We hardly give them a second thought but the humble rubbish or waste bin does a highly important job that keep our homes, streets and city centres clean. There are several types of waste bin used by each of us. [...]

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Outdoor Bin Safety and Hygiene – Eliminating Fires, Pests and Smells

02 Jul 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, food bins, hospital bin, household bins, industrial bins, public bins, school litter bin | Be the first to comment here.

Whether you running a public building, private business or are part of the service sector you are responsible for the rubbish you accumulate and dispose of. For most people that is a case of simply throwing the waste in the outdoor bin until it is collected. However, health, hygiene and safety risks can occur in [...]

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Bins for Business – Choosing the Right Waste Bins

18 Jun 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bins for catering, external bin, industrial bins, public bins, service sector bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

Waste is a key part of any business -whilst reducing waste can help increase profitability – it can never be totally eliminated and all businesses have to deal cope with waste management. Rubbish and waste in some businesses is often minimal and requires little more thought than the removal of rubbish from our homes does. [...]

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Picking up after Students – Bins for Local Authorities

10 Jun 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories external bin, public bin, public bins, school litter bin, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

There has been quite a bit of bad press about the littering caused by students in some university towns. And in many areas where residents live in local proximity to local schools, college or universities, littering is a cause for tension between the local community and the educational establishment. The problem with litter around education [...]

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Hotel Rubbish

05 Jun 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bin facts, external bin, industrial bins, public bins, Social Care Bins | Be the first to comment here.

While I have stayed in many rubbish hotels, I have yet to stay in one made from rubbish. Yet, environmental campaigners in Rome have done just that. To raise awareness of pollution the campaigners have constructed a temporary hotel made nearly completely from rubbish. Complete with five rooms and a reception it is lined with [...]

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