Tag: refuse collection

REMINDER: Waste collections – Christmas 2015

By on 25/11/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

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

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Refuse collection data dashboard – Sept 2015

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Sustainability, blogs on the latest refuse collection data dashboard to be published by Birmingham City Council… Recently we published our first data dashboard as part of the effort to be open and transparent on the progress we are making when it comes to ensuring Birmingham’s streets are as clean […]

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Improving refuse collection in Birmingham

By on 16/10/2015 in Blog, Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Sustainability at Birmingham City Council, blogs on the launch of a new refuse collection service “dashboard” for the city. We will update the dashboard regularly, as explained by Cllr Trickett below: Refuse collection is the only truly universal service we offer to citizens in Birmingham. Every week our crews […]

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Wheelie bin delivery – clarification

Media reports today are covering the fact that a Cornish-based company are assisting with the roll-out of wheelie bins across Birmingham

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North Birmingham wheelie bins – launch update

By on 12/06/2015 in Blog with 0 Comments

Kevin Mitchell blogs on the introduction of wheelie bins to north Birmingham, collections of which started last week…

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Cleaner streets invite issued by council

By on 25/02/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

All 40 of Birmingham City Council’s wards are being invited to devise cleaner streets plans to help shape services to best fit the needs of local communities. The invite was issued by Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for a Green, Smart and Sustainable City, during a litter summit staged at St Modwen’s offices in Longbridge […]

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Refuse collection – the need for modernisation

In 2012, Birmingham City Council secured £30million in extra funding from the Government after successfully bidding for a slice of the £250million Weekly Collection Support Scheme (WCSS) fund, set up to protect weekly rubbish collections for at least five years

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New IT to modernise refuse collection services

By on 16/01/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

A major part of the plan to bring Birmingham City Council’s refuse collection into the 21st century by providing an improved, customer-focused service goes before Cabinet on January 19. New ‘slab in the cab’ computers will be fitted into refuse collection vehicles – bringing to an end the unreliable processes currently used by crews, which […]

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Wheelie bin roll-out video

By on 15/08/2014 in News, Video News with 0 Comments

Children from TNT News have worked with Birmingham City Council to produce an information video on the roll-out of wheelie bins to households in the Hall Green, Hodge Hill and Yardley districts later this year. The video contains information on how residents will be told if they are getting bins or not, what to do […]

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Refuse collections – industrial action (July 18)

By on 17/07/2014 in News with 0 Comments

A Birmingham City Council spokesperson said: “Despite extensive talks with representatives from Unite, we have been unable at this point to reach an agreement over issues that have been raised about terms and conditions for refuse collection staff. “We will continue to talk to the unions with a view to reaching a resolution, but, regrettably, […]

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