Plus: The move to monthly bin collections in Stirling is unjustified, given the high Council Tax that residents pay.
Posts Tagged: Rubbish Collection
Face masks are destroying the environment. Social distancing rules have disrupted visits to recycling centres.
If there was genuine competition throughout the collection and processing sector we would see a greater range of products becoming economically viable.
Meirion Jenkins: Birmingham is the largest metropolitan authority in Europe – and one of the worst-run.
The structure and management of the council needs total reform. I would reduce the current 101 councillors to around 30.
Most residents want this basic service to be provided, and escaping from the constraints of EU red tape should make it easier.
Instead of chasing targets for their own sake, we will be free to explore new opportunities for energy supply, jobs and environmental improvements.
A PFI contract fixing a cost to dispose of residual waste that was double the market rates.
Drastic changes are needed to a lobby group that has served as an apologist for failure.
Unlike in Wales, weekly collections survive in much of England. Yet there has not been a revival.
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What has Labour-run Sheffield City Council (or Labour-run Manchester or Bristol where Labour has more councillors than anyone else) got… Read more »
George Pender, a PhD student in Physics at University College London has been on a tour of the rubbish and… Read more »
While the efforts of the Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles to defend and revive weekly bin collections have… Read more »
The Daily Mail reports that under a Community Protection Notice there will be £100 on-the-spot fines introduced for those who… Read more »
While many councils are looking at switching from fortnightly to weekly bin collections – helped with a new £250 million… Read more »