Category Archives: public bins

Bin Safety and Security

10 Feb 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories bin safety, hospital bin, public bins, waste tips | Be the first to comment here.

Waste bins are an important aspect of waste management and keeping institutions and public locations clean and rubbish free, but there are several aspects of providing waste receptacles for the general public in these locations that have to be considered when installing public bins. Locations like hospitals, hotels, airports and other transport hubs where members […]

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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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Rubbish on the Streets

06 Jan 2011 by Chris Taylor in categories Bin Collection, dustbin, home recycling bins, public bins, recycling bin | Be the first to comment here.

The streets of the UK are awash with rubbish at the moment. So many areas, from Birmingham to Exeter, Milton Keynes to Thame, mountains of rubbish remains uncollected – some areas not having a collection for over a month. Caused by the winter weather disruption and council strikes, the waste is becoming a problem 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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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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Children and Bins Safety and Requirements

11 Nov 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories bin facts, Bins for Care sector, nappy bin, public bins, sanitary bin, school litter bin | Be the first to comment here.

Rubbish bins are a necessary requirement of public bodies, institutions and businesses that work with children. Nurseries, schools and colleges generate a lot of waste and providing receptacles for safe and hygienic disposal is important; however, children and bins can often come into conflict and preventing injury, mess or damage is important when providing waste […]

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Rubbish Bin Security – Importance of Providing Safe Public Waste Bins

04 Nov 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories hospital bin, public bin, public bins, service sector bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

When providing bins for the public, whether you are a business, private organisation or a public body, it is important to remember that when providing rubbish bins there are safety and security aspects to think about. Rubbish bins are an essential part of any building or premises, especially when members of the public are around. […]

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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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The Grim Side of Bins

09 Sep 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories Articles, bin facts, public bins | Be the first to comment here.

Over the last few weeks, the wheelie bin has become the centre of some unwanted attention after a woman was filmed placing a cat into it, seemingly for no reason. The story went around the world and the woman was (quite rightly) condemned from all directions; however, this incident was not isolated and the sad […]

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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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Waste Management for Hospitals – it’s all about the rubbish bins

05 Aug 2010 by Chris Taylor in categories hospital bin, public bins, sanitary bin, service sector bins, Social Care Bins, waste management | Be the first to comment here.

Waste management is perhaps more important for hospitals than any other industry or institution. Hospitals produce vast amounts of waste and refuse from all manner of sources and not all of it can just be thrown into the rubbish bins. There are two types of waste produced by hospitals and medical settings: clinical waste, which […]

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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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