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#577061 - 6th Sep 2011 3:38pm grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh.
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Registered: 20th Feb 2011
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grrrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins back were they found them. i have a letter here from when everyone first got wheelie bins saying were to put bins and not to block the paths and leave the handle pointing out to make it easier for the biffa staff to collect.

then they come and leave your bin half way down the road and in the middle of the path so nobody can get past.

how lazy are these bin men nower days grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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#577063 - 6th Sep 2011 3:42pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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actually i believe your household waste is now collected by Veolia rather than Biffa.

Veolia are a crap company...I should know...I worked for them!!
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#577070 - 6th Sep 2011 3:50pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: Spritey_Nikki]
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Originally Posted By: Spritey_Nikki
actually i believe your household waste is now collected by Veolia rather than Biffa.

Veolia are a crap company...I should know...I worked for them!!


since when? i complained about our bin being missed out over a month ago and it was biffa who got in touch with me at a biffa email address.

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#577097 - 6th Sep 2011 4:14pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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no veolia took over the dry waste site at bidston - which now means your household rubbish is now collected by Veolia - maybe this depends on where you live...but I am sure the Wirral council have now passed everywhere over to veolia...
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#577105 - 6th Sep 2011 4:17pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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What really pisses me off is when the binmen leave them right on the edge of the pavement and you end up loosing your wing mirror to a bin. This usually happens on a narrow road when 2 cars are passing.
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#577111 - 6th Sep 2011 4:19pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: Sanchez]
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Originally Posted By: Sanchez
What really pisses me off is when the binmen leave them right on the edge of the pavement and you end up loosing your wing mirror to a bin. This usually happens on a narrow road when 2 cars are passing.


lol...i just giggled at you and everyone in my office looked at me...
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#577157 - 6th Sep 2011 5:03pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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Well you shouldn't, show some restraint and conduct wink
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#577171 - 6th Sep 2011 5:12pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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Company i work for used to deal with veolia! Could be a nightmare some times.........
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#577189 - 6th Sep 2011 5:29pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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i agree monk my father was a binman years ago before wheelie bins and they had to lift the bins upto the wagon themselves and they used to put them back in you garden for you too!!!
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#577199 - 6th Sep 2011 5:39pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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Registered: 5th Apr 2009
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Not all of them are bad, I forgot to put mine out last Thursday and we live 3 floors up, I heard the bin lorry, leaned out of the window and shouted down, the guy waved back and said dont worry, walked into our bin area and took out bin out to be done with the others.

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#577202 - 6th Sep 2011 5:44pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: The_Monk]
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yes not all bad..you get the odd individual that will go out of his way...which is nice.

veolia generally are a bad company...they are a global company..founded in France.

I worked on the hazardous side..doing commercial. It was a very in detail job...and i did mine very well...but i heard some bad stories from other parts of the country and particularly about dry waste (household etc).

I dont rate them.
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#615393 - 4th Nov 2011 8:50pm Re: grrr why cant biffa put wheelie bins backa put wh. [Re: Spritey_Nikki]
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Originally Posted By: Spritey_Nikki
no veolia took over the dry waste site at bidston - which now means your household rubbish is now collected by Veolia - maybe this depends on where you live...but I am sure the Wirral council have now passed everywhere over to veolia...


No. Veolia operate the waster disposal centre in Bidston for the Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority [MWDA]. Biffa have the contract to collect municipal waste for Wirral Borough Council.

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