Tag: waste collection

Waste collection dispute – statement

By on 16/08/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Statement in response to announcements by Acas and Unite A Birmingham City Council spokesperson said: “The Acas statement in connection with the waste and refuse dispute does not represent the council’s  position until these matters are considered at the council’s Special Cabinet Meeting  on 24th August 2017 . The decision on the waste reorganisation taken […]

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Refuse collections – An open letter to citizens

By on 11/08/2017 in Blog, Cllr Trickett with 0 Comments

Dear citizen of Birmingham, First and foremost we want to apologise for the continued disruption to city residents as a result of the ongoing industrial action by Unite the union in relation to refuse collection services in the city. In the final week of July we launched a three-week recovery plan to ensure we visited […]

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Christmas waste collection reminder

By on 28/11/2014 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Residents in Birmingham are being reminded of this year’s Christmas waste collection arrangements with just under a month until the festivities begin. As is normally the case, the council’s crews, who work on all other Bank Holidays, will not operate on Christmas Day or Boxing Day (December 25 and 26). This means anyone due collections […]

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Media Watch – May 20

By on 20/05/2014 in Media Watch with 0 Comments

Top Birmingham City Council Stories Widespread coverage of Birmingham’s WW1 themed display at the Chelsea Flower Show (BBC, Telegraph, Express) The display was this morning awarded a gold medal in the floral category. Council admits it may have to repeat garden waste collection (Birmingham Mail) Council bosses may be forced to stage a second green […]

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Council bid to revamp waste collections

By on 27/07/2012 in Cllr McKay, News with 2 Comments

Birmingham City Council will maintain weekly collections and modernise its refuse and recycling collection service by introducing wheeled bins to improve recycling rates if Government funding is awarded to the city. A multi-million bid is being prepared as part of the Department for Communities and Local Government's Weekly Collection Support Scheme, worth £250million across England. […]

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