Tag: refuse collection

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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Old bins to be collected in Ladywood

By on 15/07/2014 in News with 0 Comments

Residents of Aston, Ladywood, Nechells and Soho wards who have received their new recycling and household rubbish wheelie bins as part of the ongoing improvements to refuse collection will be able to return their old unwanted dustbins and recycling boxes this weekend. Anyone living in the wards who would like old dustbins or boxes collected […]

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Christmas waste collection arrangements

By on 01/11/2013 in Cllr McKay, News with 0 Comments

Arrangements for the collection of household refuse and recycling over the Christmas 2013 period have been confirmed by Birmingham City Council. The plans are in line with those used for many years in the city - which means that there will be no collections on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, but that all other collections […]

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Refuse collection update – March 22

By on 22/03/2013 in News with 0 Comments

Crews from all depots have gone out to collect refuse and recycling where it safe to do so today (March 22), despite the adverse weather conditions. The snowfall may mean collections are slower than usual or not possible in some areas - if any waste is not picked up, we will ensure it is dealt […]

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Refuse collections as normal for Bank Holiday

By on 21/08/2012 in News with 0 Comments

Birmingham residents should put out their refuse and recycling for collection as usual on the late summer Bank Holiday (August 27). There are no changes to the regular collections carried out by the waste management service. Therefore, as usual, please ensure that sacks and boxes are ready for collection by 6am on the morning of […]

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