Cleaner Greener Streets

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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Bridal boutique owner to pay £3,020 for fly tipping

A Birmingham businessman has been ordered to pay £3,020 after pleading guilty to five offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (18 January 2017). Syed Gillani (33) of Vibart Road, Sheldon, was fined £1,400 – including £500 for providing false information to officers. He was also ordered to pay £1,500 […]

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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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Top tips for Christmas rubbish

“It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid.” Paul Young famously sang those lyrics at the start of Band Aid in 1984, but they also relate to how we manage our waste and rubbish over the festive period. Collections are not being staged on December 26 or 27 this year, in line with the […]

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Top waste tips for Christmas

Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director for Place, blogs on what citizens can do to better manage their bins over the busy Christmas period… As we near Christmas, we are mindful that in order to give our hardworking bins crews some well-deserved time off, we don’t collect bins on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or the Bank […]

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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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Advent calendar – Christmas waste

An advent calendar offering citizens hints and tips on how to deal with their Christmas waste and rubbish has been launched by Birmingham City Council. The calendar, which takes the form of a new short animation between December 1 and Christmas Eve, contains handy advice on how to best reduce, re-use or recycle waste that […]

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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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