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Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund #814092
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Wirral brown bin users ‘morally entitled to a refund.

A WIRRAL councillor believes homeowners who paid to have their garden waste emptied are ‘morally entitled’ to a refund.

Leasowe ward councillor Ian Lewis claims the majority of the 35,000 who have paid the £35 'brown bin tax' did not need to.

He added that many are unaware that they can put garden waste in their green bins at no extra cost.

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Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Mark] #814129
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is this taken automatically with council tax?

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Mark] #814154
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They have the nerve to lend our money to other councils at 0.8% and then invent a brown bin charge, take facilities from the disabled, and abandon the elderly.

All councils need to get real and provide the basic community services and stop footling around like fake entrepreneurs.

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Moonstar] #814164
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Originally Posted by Moonstar
They have the nerve to lend our money to other councils at 0.8% and then invent a brown bin charge, take facilities from the disabled, and abandon the elderly.

All councils need to get real and provide the basic community services and stop footling around like fake entrepreneurs.


Well said Moonstar. Perfectly put. clap


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Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Mark] #814168
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Ever since the day a brown bin turned up outside my house I have never put a thing in it, because I live in a flat with no garden.

Does this mean I should have had a discount on the council tax I've been paying these last few years, and am I morally entitled to a refund for a service I've never had call to use?

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Mark] #814183
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refund for shambo please.

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Mark] #814192
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Wonder how many people have an extra green bin? The council will provide a replacement if you've "lost" yours.

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Originally Posted by newbrightonier
Wonder how many people have an extra green bin? The council will provide a replacement if you've "lost" yours.


Free of charge?

I thought we had to pay.

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Mark] #814247
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So its only really the gardening 'nutters' who have gardening as a hobby - who need a brown bin for their constant projects - so not me - with my postage stamp lawn...!

Glad I never forked out !

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: _Ste_] #814249
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I believe if your bin is lost, stolen or damaged, it's £37 for it to be replaced.

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: Ian0151] #814258
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that is correct Ian0151

Wheelie bins (240 litre capacity): £37 per bin.


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So, by this am I to understand that garden waste can legally be put in green bins?

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: reddragon] #814291
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Originally Posted by reddragon
that is correct Ian0151

Wheelie bins (240 litre capacity): £37 per bin.


I've had 6 new green bins over the last couple of years and I've never paid. Put them out before I went to work and when I got home they'd been stolen. I've no idea what my neighbours do with them crazy

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Zubee it is the contents of you bin your neighbors are after, they don't like waste :-)

Re: Wirral brown bin users entitled to a refund [Re: bigpete] #814306
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Originally Posted by bigpete
So its only really the gardening 'nutters' who have gardening as a hobby - who need a brown bin for their constant projects - so not me - with my postage stamp lawn...!

Glad I never forked out !


OH I see, if you have a garden and enjoy gardening then your a ' Nutter ' thats a novel and inane observation.

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