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#998408 - 17th Jan 2016 6:16pm Which bin ?
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Which bin does polystyrene go into, please ? Brown, Green or Grey ?

The bin men have not taken it from the green bin, this is why I ask .

Thanks
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#998409 - 17th Jan 2016 6:36pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: granny]
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Its the green bin Granny.

Items allowed in your green bin
aerosol cans (empty)
biscuit or sweet tins
blankets, duvets, pillows
bread wrappers
carrier bags
CDs or DVDs
Christmas trees (fake)
clinical waste (no sharps or hazardous)
clothes
coat hangers
corks
cornstarch packaging or film
crisp packets
crockery
foil
food waste
glasses (drinking)
handbags or belts
ice cream tubs
light bulbs
margarine or butter tubs
metal
microwave meal trays
nappies
ornaments
pet litter
pizza boxes (dirty or greasy)
plant pots
plastic film or packaging
plastic food trays
polystyrene
shoes
shredded paper
sports equipment
sweet wrappers
textiles
tissues
towels
toys
vacuum cleaner bags
wallpaper (used)
yogurt pots
zipper food bags
Items not allowed in your green bin
hazardous waste
asbestos
plasterboard
electrical items
paint

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#998411 - 17th Jan 2016 7:04pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: snowhite]
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Cheers Snowy. I'll be out to greet them next week ! grin
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#998421 - 17th Jan 2016 8:32pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: granny]
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Goes in any bin if hidden! I concur defo the green one. Despite trying to educate the kids I am still doing waste transfer every day at home.....Plastics seem to confuse.. looks like even the bin men don't know.
Last collection was the grey bin so did you put wrong bin out?


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#998427 - 17th Jan 2016 9:08pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: fish5133]
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No, it was my sons bin. I've been given the blame......always my fault. boohoo

He can do his own clearing up in future .
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#998431 - 17th Jan 2016 9:15pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: granny]
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OOPS Granny ,I hope you sticking to your new year resolution,

No shouting back raftl .

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#998441 - 17th Jan 2016 10:16pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: snowhite]
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The volume is likely to be turned up to 'max'.
Wirral will quake!
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#998442 - 17th Jan 2016 10:35pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: granny]
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warning.Tell them off .council tax is not cheap.

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#998445 - 17th Jan 2016 10:58pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: snowhite]
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Iím a dustbin - really I am,
I come in black, green and brown.
I take your rubbish - and don't complain,
Itís smelly and disgusting - but it's all the same.
You'll never clean me or mend my nicks,
You'll dump me, thump me and store me in skips.
The dustbin blues...

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#998471 - 18th Jan 2016 10:51am Re: Which bin ? [Re: granny]
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#998475 - 18th Jan 2016 11:08am Re: Which bin ? [Re: granny]
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Only on Wirral would the recycling bins be grey and the normal ones be green!

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#998496 - 18th Jan 2016 2:03pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: Gibbo]
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You're right. When my mother used to stay, my head was constantly in the bin picking out the wrong rubbish and replacing it in the correct one, due to the fact the coded coloured usage for bins were different to where she lived.

As a slightly different point. I went up Harrowby Road, Birkenhead a couple of weeks ago. It once used to be a tidy road with rows of terraced houses, and at least looking neat. Now it looks like the slums, (and that is no reflection on the people who live there), with all the different coloured bins standing on the pavement all the way along the road, the weeds are growing along the pathways and front garden walls of the properties . It looked dreadful and discouraging for anyone who might live there. There is probably more than one road the same as. Take the decency away from the people and the people loose their pride and the property price. In fact, it looked worse than many roads in a foreign country.

ASK: Why don't they have the bins at the back of the property, or is that too much trouble for the bin men to deal with ?
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#998585 - 19th Jan 2016 11:21am Re: Which bin ? [Re: Gibbo]
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Originally Posted By: Gibbo
Only on Wirral would the recycling bins be grey and the normal ones be green!


Now you mention it, its backwards isn't it.

Green bin, black bag takes all smile

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Food for thought : Does leaving a bag next to a bin constitute Littering ?
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#998591 - 19th Jan 2016 12:20pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: Mark]
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Originally Posted By: Mark
Originally Posted By: Gibbo
Only on Wirral would the recycling bins be grey and the normal ones be green!


Now you mention it, its backwards isn't it.

Green bin, black bag takes all smile

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Food for thought : Does leaving a bag next to a bin constitute Littering ?


The green 'all' bins were issued before WBC startd recycling.
(I only remember as this was just after I moved up here and it's always confused me that green is for 'green'!!)

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#998757 - 21st Jan 2016 2:49pm Re: Which bin ? [Re: snowhite]
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Snowhite - that was a great list - can I copy it from somewhere, and one for the grey bin?

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