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Is every 2 weeks enough? I don't think so. Especially not for the household waste ones.
and this is the one that uninterests me the most
do i mean DISinterests?
But there are only two of us in a flat and we don't have much waste.
Pizza boxes are recyclable.
so we can put our rubbish out any time and any day we like, it's great.
Aren't they rodents?
cos we had a "family" sixed one and they didnt!
collections for the 'black bag' bin - but the green bin for food waste and compostables was full of flies and maggots last summer - it was horrendous.
And 3 in the 17-21 age bracket...
I realise this is only for bigger households, but it's still a pain in the ass.
and I think every two weeks would be bad for us and good for the foxes.
Does everyone here have wheelie bins?
We still just have black bin liners and bung everything in that!?!
Ohh my god I have just bored myself to sleep with this reply Zzzzzzz
back at home its been that way for over a year, regular bin every fortnight, the recycling bins on the other weeks. and thats a proper sized household and stuff. besides, if you genuinely are using your bins properly and sorting your rubbish as you should and still can't get it to fit you can request another/a larger bin.
but for gawd sake youd of thought they would of made it a bit easier to recycle,i dont particularly like having empty glass bottles,a box of card and bags of tins hanging around the gaff waiting for it to get to a decent enuff size to warrant a trip to the nearest recycling plant. GIVE US FRIGGIN WHEELIE BINS! or is it just Herts CC that are crap this way?
I live in essex (colchester)and our recyling is ace-core. we have bins and shizzle, and big proper bags for garden waste. they sell water butts and compost bins at good prices too. and they collect alternate weeks.
though we stopped composting cos the anmials would steal the compost and put it in the shed. naughty animals!
compost thieving animals, WTF?? Ihave a pic in my head of cute woodland creatures with evil grins dressed in stripey shirts and face masks with swag bags stealing shit and stowing it in peoples sheds....i gotta get myself to colchester
we didnt realise for ages as
1- the shed is at the end of the garden
2 - the affected corner of the shed is obscured by said bin
but yes, my dad was down there and there were great piles of copost in the shed with little beds in :)
my parents only put a bin out every three weeks or so, cause we recycle all fruit and veg stuff, plastic, glass, paper and tin cans. I don't do as much as this at uni, but we recycle paper and glass. It's really a lot easier than most people think, and i think it's really good that less bin collections encourage more people to make the effort. Innit.
That's really bizarre and pretty lame. And no plastic or cardboard? That's REALLY lame. This is true, maybe they need to up the recycling facilities before they get rid of bins.
done through oxfam or someone. they don't actually get recycled, just reused :P
because we switched collection methods.
which council is it?
easily, it people take any time to remove their recycleables and compostables (granted not much use if you don't have a garden, but there are compost boxes in use in some cities such as Bristol).
i do think it might take a bit more information for some people to understand how to recycle properly, but with the amount of money the government wastes, i think it would be nice to see some usefull spending.
Decide upon themselves when they want to do a collection. It is supposed to be every Wednesday morning, sometimes they do it, sometimes they don't.
This week they did take the waste! But then didn't take any of the recycling. Cunts.
they are probably running a day late or something.
the problem is that most councils use contractors, who are lazy fucks. and while they'll have monitoring practises in place, they can never be 100%. however, if they can prove that the contracters aren't doing their job, they can usually be fined. the best way to improve the service is to let your council know if there are problems with it..
A few months ago, and they did go through a period of it being spot on. The last month has seen a general lack of promptness though. Makes me angry, but I am leaving the area soon so the effort to chase them up seems a little pointless from a purely selfish point of view. Bad attitude I know...
And at first I thought the bank holiday would of affected the pick up times, but the recycling truck usually comes in tow with the waste truck...