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Big Brother Eyes up your Recycle Bin

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

One has to wonder if George Orwell recycled. It is well past the year 1984 but neither Orwell or Brave New World author Aldus Huxley could have predicted that by 2013 the prying eyes of governments and corporations would be honing in on your rubbish bin. The rubbish bin seems like an object that has […]

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The Iconic Dempster Dumpmaster Garbage Truck

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

The Dempster Dumpmaster was invented in as a means of emptying large mobile garbage bins made of metal. The Dumpmaster was patented in the 1930s as a truck that loads large dumpsters in the front as a brand new, innovative means of waste management. It was introduced in large scale over the next few decades […]

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What Happens to Old Rubbish Bins?

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

Across the world, there are many different cultures which all vary in their location, traditions, and even colors. One constant that binds the entire human race is the necessity for a place to put garbage, or what is known universally as a “trash can”. Businessmen in China, to bushmen in Nigeria, to bus drivers in […]

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The 5 Largest Landfills in the World

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

Many individuals are truly unaware of just how much waste is produced every day, and how much of this waste is placed into landfills. Here is a list of 5 of the largest landfills in the world to put into perspective just how massive and important landfills are! Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Pacific Ocean Roaming […]

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Do Fines for Littering Work?

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

Living with Litterers Litter is a public nuisance. It is hard to imagine there is anyone who appreciates the sight of litter in their neighbourhood or community. It’s ugly and it indicates an area has been overrun by slobs, criminals, and other lowlifes with no concern for anyone outside of themselves. Littering is plainly one […]

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“The Clean Bin Project”: A Powerful Commentary on Consumerism

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

One of the most captivating and thought provoking documentaries of recent years is “The Clean Bin Project.” This experiment is an interesting exploration of the consumerist world that we live in that is able to be light-hearted and hilarious, while sending a very clear message about the negative impact of our waste and consuming habits […]

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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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