KEEPING ON TOP OF THE
(not literally of course!)
A lot of us are now being advised that our rubbish/trash/garbage (whatever you want to call it) will only be collected every two weeks, alternately with our recycled material. They say this is to encourage us all to recycle more as our landfill sites are nearly full but cynics feel that cutting costs could be a factor in this decision.
Many people are very concerned at the effect these reduced collections will have on health and local environment and, it is with this in mind and the fact that I received some suggestions on how we can help reduce any adverse affects, that I have decided to add this page to the site.
M.Taylor, Middlesbrough sent in the following –
Since the news fortnightly bin collections have come to fruition household bin smells have been a problem for everyone. Here are my top tips to stay on top of smelly household waste (especially over the hot summer months):
Here are a couple of additional suggestions of my own –
Viccy Hall kindly sent in this additional tip –