Tag: refuse collection

Wheelie bins: by the numbers

Birmingham City Council has today (December 22) published a factsheet/infographic outlining some of the key facts and figures relating to the roll-out of wheelie bins, which ended last month with the start of collections in Edgbaston, Selly Oak and Northfield districts. A downloadable, hi-res copy of the infographic for wider use can be found on […]

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Refuse collection blog – service improvements

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Sustainability, presents the council’s latest refuse collection data dashboard and reflects on some of the service improvements that are being made to ensure collections are as reliable as possible… “We have now started wheelie bin collections for the homes in the south and west of the city, covered by […]

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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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