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Great British Spring Clean: How to play your part

Birmingham City Council is backing a campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017 – building on a successful local day of action staged last November.

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Online offer for 2017 garden waste

Citizens wishing to have their garden waste collected in a clean and convenient way can sign up to Birmingham City Council’s 2017 service at a reduced rate if they order online. The annual subscription charge is £40 for 20 fortnightly collections from early March to late November/early December – with a discount of £2 for […]

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Garden Waste sales start for 2017 season

***1/1/2017 update: The earlybird offer has now ended – many thanks to everyone who signed up! For those who missed out, there is still the £2 online discount available, meaning the subscription isjust £38 for 20 collections*** Citizens wishing to have their garden waste collected in a clean and convenient way can sign up to […]

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Christmas 2016 waste collection details confirmed

Residents in Birmingham are being reminded of this year’s Christmas and new year waste collection arrangements with one month to go until festivities begin.

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Zero Heroes – how can we tackle Birmingham’s food mountain?

Almost half of all waste placed in the city’s household wheelie bins is food – that’s the shock finding from new research carried out by Birmingham City Council

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City unites for Day of Action on cleaner greener streets

A city-wide day of action has been staged today (November 9) to demonstrate how improved local leadership, the city’s emerging local service delivery models, the waste strategy and partnership working can help achieve cleaner, greener streets for Birmingham

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Parks – the beating heart of our city

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Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Clean Streets, Recycling and Environment, blogs on a parks summit she is hosting today at Highbury Hall… When is a park not a park? No, this isn’t a riddle found in a Christmas cracker – it’s a very current and important question for Birmingham, which is well worth a […]

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Winter opening hours confirmed for recycling centres

Citizens are being reminded that the winter opening hours at the city’s five Household Recycling Centres come into effect from November 1. The hours, which will be in operation until February 28 inclusive, are as follows: Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm Saturday: 8am to 4.30pm Sunday: 8am to 4.30pm (All sites closed 25th and […]

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City gets Gold at 2016 RHS Britain in Bloom Ceremony

Last night (October 14), Birmingham scooped a Gold award in the Champion of Champions category at the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals Awards Ceremony, also held in Birmingham. The event was hosted by TV Gardening Expert Chris Beardshaw

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Birmingham working towards Clean Air Zone

As the Government consults on the introduction of Clean Air Zones, Birmingham City Council has been busy working to establish what this would mean for the city and how it could be implemented. Birmingham is one of five cities – alongside Leeds, Nottingham, Derby and Southampton – required by the Government to have a Clean […]

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