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Category: Waste

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…

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…

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 much waste do you ‘wheelie’ produce

Size Matters: How Much Waste Do You Wheelie Produce? You might think it doesn’t matter what size your kitchen bin is, as long as it does its job, right? But what if you have a new addition to the family, the council has reduced the frequency of your bin collections, or you’ve had a party and now you’re finding you’re having to trudge out in the cold to put out the rubbish far more often than you would like? Well you either need to reduce the waste you create, recycle more, or buy a larger kitchen bin. Did you know…

Ways to reduce what you put in your waste wheelie bin

Long gone are the days when we each had one dustbin, which was collected by muscular men and carried over their shoulders to a vehicle, then emptied manually. Long gone also are the days when we each had one wheelie bin, which was collected by slightly less muscular men and trundled over to a vehicle, then emptied mechanically. We all know why we have different types of bins and perhaps you personally are excellent at recycling, but are you just as good at reducing and reusing? By using less, you create less wastage. It really is that simple. It doesn’t…

Wheelie Bin History

How the wheelie bin changed the world Can you imagine a time when your good old reliable wheelie didn’t even exist? If you’re old enough, you might. We may be biased, but we think wheelie bins have changed the world. Don’t believe us? Here’s some wheelie bin history. Before Wheelies… If we delve back into wheelie bin history, there’s some disagreement about the origin of the bin. Though it’s thought that archaeologists found the remnants of a wheelie bin among the ruins of Pompeii.  Not a wheelie bin as we know it though, but a simple wooden cart with wheels used for collecting rubbish.…

Rats In Bin Store

Rats in Bin Store! What to do if you have rats in your bin store. Examine the bin store to see how the rats might be gaining entry, block up any holes and ensure the bin store has a solid door that is closed when not in use. Ensure the bin store is cleaned regularly. Rats will be attracted to food so ensure rubbish bags are not placed on the floor where they can easily be ripped open by a rat searching for food. Ensure there is enough bins for the waste and that the bins have lids that are…

Wheelie Bin Etiquette

Do you know your wheelie bin etiquette? Sadly, plenty of people don’t. They use their neighbours’ bins. Put their wheelies out on the wrong day. Dump their rubbish on the street. Sound like someone you know? Here’s how to stick to the rubbish rules and keep the neighbours (and authorities) happy. Wheelie bin etiquette: What you need to think about Don’t use your neighbour’s bin (or anybody else’s) While not illegal, doing this is not very courteous. Does your bin get so full that you find yourself sneaking things into your neighbour’s bin? It’s time to reduce your waste. And…

What Size Is My Wheelie Bin – A Simple Guide

Wheelie bins come in all shapes and sizes in the UK. They come in a veritable rainbow of colours too. But how tall are they? How wide are they? Most wheelie bins are measured by their litre capacity, not by length, height and width, and this can make things difficult when measuring up for a wheelie bin store. In this simple helpful guide, we’ll provide you with wheelie bin dimensions for the most popular council bin sizes in the UK. Armed with this information, you can shop with confidence, knowing that your bins will fit comfortably inside your chosen wheelie…