Monthly Archives: June 2013

Wheelie Bin Sorting Tips and Tricks

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

With all of the different types of wheelie bins available for your household or living space, it can sometimes be difficult to keep up with the proper container for each type of waste, and what is allowed in wheelie bins to begin with! This article will help to remind you what goes in which bins, […]

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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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New Bin Collection System in Bolton under Fire

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

A new fortnightly bin collection system in Bolton has been met with animosity by some figures of the community. This policy may not collect waste often enough, as evidenced by fly-tipping and public sentiment against the program. The governmental council for the town of Bolton was criticized recently regarding new changes to its wheelie bin […]

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How to Keep your Wheelie Bin Clean

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

There are three simple ways to keep your wheelie bins safe for everyone; keep your waste bagged up, wash out any containers thoroughly, and consider buying a wheelie bin liner! These simple steps will help you keep a clean bin easily and safely. With the sheer amount of waste that goes in and out of […]

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Can a Boss Demand That a Worker Empty Dirty Bins?

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

After working for a company for several years and climbing the ranks, some may find it disrespectful to be asked to perform a task as dirty as emptying bins. However, this does happen – especially when the workplace is trying to save money by cutting down the cleaning staff. In some cases, it may not […]

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What Good Hiding Places Bins Make

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

I couldn’t find my six-year old last weekend. He was in the house, on the computer just minutes before I called him for supper. I raced through the house, calling his name as sheer panic and terror gripped every cell of my being. The doors were all locked. Windows, likewise. Just as I was about […]

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Where to Find Local Waste and Recycling Information

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

According to GOV.UK, the local council is the best source for the official word on rubbish matters in your area. After deciding to check the site for answers to burning questions regarding rubbish frustration began to set in. From the home page, click on Housing and Local Services. Then click on Local Council and Services. […]

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Strange Tales of Rubbish Bins

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

Miracle Garbage Can Saves Lives In November of 2012, a Sacramento, CA convenience store incident left people shaken, but alive. A Toyota Camry driver had just topped off her tank and was about to leave when she experienced sudden acceleration. She had no time to react before the vehicle crashed through the crowded store wall […]

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Essex residents recycling more

07 Jun 2013 by Samantha Bartlett in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

New figures show that recycling rates are up in Essex, according to dream100.com.   The latest statistics show that 52.6 per cent of rubbish in the area is now being placed into recycling bins. Not only that, but the amount of household waste overall has decreased. It has been calculated that over the last 12 months, […]

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Shopping vouchers to encourage recycling

05 Jun 2013 by Michael McFadyen in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Town hall chiefs have said that households should be given rewards for recycling, as local authorities could earn up to £1 billion from recyclable materials. The reward for using a recycling bin could range from shopping vouchers, to money to fund community projects in the local area. Birmingham Council already has a system whereby it rewards […]

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Councils urged to reward recycling residents

05 Jun 2013 by David Howells in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

Town Hall chiefs have called for the use of shopping vouchers to incentivise recycling rates around Britain, express.co.uk reports. After a number of local authorities posted savings that reached into the millions following successful recycling initiatives, the Local Government Association (LGA) has declared there is “wealth in waste”. In its most recent report, the Association has […]

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Edinburgh Council lobbied on recycling facilities

03 Jun 2013 by David Howells in categories News | Be the first to comment here.

The City of Edinburgh Council may soon need to invest in new recycling bins as its existing facilities have been deemed insufficient, localuknews.co.uk reports. Recycling rates in Edinburgh have reached levels thought by some to, in fact, be “too good” after it emerged that more is being recycled than there is space to put it all. Furthermore, […]

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