Tag: refuse collection

Waste collection update – July 4

By on 04/07/2017 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

The following is an updated statement from Jacqui Kennedy, Corporate Director for Place, after yesterday’s industrial action by some members of the refuse collection service: “Our proposals are all about improving services for the people of Birmingham – with no job losses. “In fact, we’re creating up to 246 full-time permanent roles and that will […]

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Why we need to modernise refuse collection

Jacqui Kennedy, Corporate Director for Place, writes on why change is needed to Birmingham’s refuse collection services… I understand why the industrial action over the future of waste collection services in Birmingham is causing concern for many people – as collecting bins is the most visible way the council serves its citizens. If and when […]

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Plans to modernise waste services announced

A report to Birmingham City Council’s Cabinet on June 27 has set out plans for a modern refuse service. This represents the latest stage in making improvements to ensure citizens get the best possible value-for-money services. The cabinet report outlines: Proposals for the reorganisation of the waste management service Reducing reliance on hiring costly agency […]

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Relishing the city’s waste management challenge

Antony Greener, Director for Waste Management at Birmingham City Council, blogs about the role he started last month… With responsibility for refuse collection, recycling, street cleansing, fleet management and waste disposal, I am thrilled to be taking charge of the largest council waste management service in the country. I bring much of my experience and […]

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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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