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The types of commercial bins explained

As a property manager, you have plenty to worry about. The last thing on your mind may be your rubbish bins. However, choosing the right commercial bins is a key component to successful property management. Do you know the different types of commercial rubbish bins and which one is right for your business? Let’s break down all the options so you can choose the right bins for your business and get back to work. Different Types of Commercial Rubbish Bins Commercial rubbish bins are larger than domestic bins, and they can hold different materials based on your business or property’s…

5 Reasons to Hire a Bin Butler

If you need help keeping the bins at your home, a professional may be the answer. Here are reasons to consider hiring a bin cleaning service. Waste management is one of the less glamorous parts of running a home. But that doesn’t mean it is not a vitally important one. In fact, proper waste management is the backbone of a household, directly affecting health and safety, hygiene and general cleanliness. The bins you have are, of course, a major part of waste management, but one that is often overlooked. Because they are used to carry waste and dirt of different types day…

How clean wheelie bin increase property prices

Clean neighborhoods typically have a higher property value than areas full of litter. Click to learn how clean rubbish bins help increase property value. £483,922. That’s the average amount a house costs in London. Your home could sell for more when you increase property value. Property value refers to the worth of real estate. There are simple ways to increase it, even just by keeping rubbish out of sight. Don’t believe us? Keep reading to find out the reasons why you should keep your trash bins clean. Eliminates Germs Old food is riddled with bacteria like salmonella, listeria, and e-coli. Even dirty diapers pose…

How do wheelie bins get so dirty

If your home and garden is your pride and joy, the last thing you need is a dirty, smelly wheelie bin cramping your style. Okay, so maybe a wheelie bin isn’t pretty and its job is to store rubbish after all, but there are a few reasons why wheelie bins can get extra smelly, and a few things you can do to stop it from happening. How do wheelie bins get so dirty? The things you throw away If you put food waste in your bin for example, it will soon begin to decompose, especially in higher temperatures. Try adding…

Wheelie bin cleaning 101

If the warmer weather has suddenly made you notice the unpleasant stench of your wheelie bin, it might just be time to give it a good clean. If you’ve drawn the short straw and you’re doing it, here are some pointers to help you eliminate nasty bin smells for good. Choose a good spot to clean it Wheelie bins can be big and bulky, so choose a spot where you can give it a good clean, where you aren’t worried about water splashing anything, and where the dirty water can easily be disposed of. If any water is going to…

Dont put your identity in the bin

We’re constantly told to be careful about what data we share online, so we might password protect everything, and have our privacy settings on social media as tight as possible. So why then, are many people happy to throw a bank statement in the bin for the world to see? Personal information from documents like bank statements can be used by criminals to steal someone’s identity and apply for credit cards and other things in their name. The next thing they know, they’re getting demands for payment for a credit card they never took out. But it’s not just bank…

How gardeners can help fight plastic pollution

Has the recent mild weather tempted you to head out into your garden? If you’re a keen gardener, there are many ways you can be kind to the environment, but did you know, you can help fight the war against plastic too? Here’s how: Make a planter from a plastic bottle We use millions of plastic bottles in the UK every day, so instead of sending them to landfill, why not repurpose them for your garden? You can try lying the bottles on their side, cutting out a rectangular opening and filling it with compost and plants to make a bee-friendly…

Reduce your Easter waste: Make your own chocolate eggs

Easter is approaching, and maybe you’re thinking about which delicious Easter eggs you can treat yourself and the kids to. Not to spoil your happy thoughts, but have you ever thought about how much packaging comes with the 80 million eggs that are sold in the UK each year? It’s a lot. But there’s is one way you can indulge while saving money and avoiding unnecessary packaging-you can make your own Easter eggs. Make your own Easter eggs Even if you’ve never made anything remotely like a chocolate egg before, we promise you don’t need to be Jamie Oliver to…

How to throw a zero waste BBQ

As temperatures rise and hopefully continue to do so, thoughts turn to throwing a barbecue. While we don’t want to dash your dreams of ice cold beers and juicy burgers, have you thought about how much waste the average barbecue creates? From the disposable barbecue to mountains of food, paper plates, and single-use cutlery, it can mean that a lot of waste goes to landfill. Here’s our guide to throwing a zero waste barbecue. Avoid supermarket ‘value’ packs of meat If you have a lot of people coming over, it’s tempting to get bumper packs of meat in, but it’s…

How to throw a zero waste children’s party

Piles of paper plates and cups, a mountain of disposable cutlery, and lots of leftover food. This is usually what’s left at the end of the average kid’s birthday party. The mountain of waste not only hurts your pocket, it hurts the planet. But the good news is that by making a few savvy changes, you can throw your little ones a party to remember with zero waste. Party invitations We live in a digital world, so why not send out e-invites? You’ll save paper, money, and your precious time. If you really want to send out paper invites, buy…