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Results: Would you pay 10 a month to have your bins emptied on the alternative weeks to council collections?

Yes

6.14% • 7 votes

No

93.86% • 107 votes

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    • CurlyWurly13
    • By CurlyWurly13 10th Aug 18, 10:33 AM
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    CurlyWurly13
    Bin Collections
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    • 10th Aug 18, 10:33 AM
    Bin Collections 10th Aug 18 at 10:33 AM
    Doing some research. As you know, bin collections are every fortnight. Would you pay 10 a month to have someone collect your extra bin bags on the alternative weeks to the council collections?
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    • Kynthia
    • By Kynthia 12th Aug 18, 10:12 PM
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    Kynthia
    Unfortunately our council recycling only takes plastic bottles, paper, cardboard, and cans. Therefore more goes into the normal rubbish bin than I'd like. It does mean that we still have weekly collections. Many of us take our glass waste to local recycling bins but we can't do that with everything.
    Don't listen to me, I'm no expert!
    • mgdavid
    • By mgdavid 13th Aug 18, 12:07 AM
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    mgdavid
    No I wouldn't, as:
    1 - we have weekly refuse collections
    2 - I already pay 2500 per annum in council tax
    3 - we have bags not a bin for general rubbish and there's no limit on the number of bags (other than the allocation of 80 bags p.a.)
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