Jacqui Kennedy, Acting Strategic Director for Place, blogs on what citizens can do to better manage their bins over the busy Christmas period… As we near Christmas, we are mindful that in order to give our hardworking bins crews some well-deserved time off, we don’t collect bins on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or the Bank […]
An advent calendar offering citizens hints and tips on how to deal with their Christmas waste and rubbish has been launched by Birmingham City Council. The calendar, which takes the form of a new short animation between December 1 and Christmas Eve, contains handy advice on how to best reduce, re-use or recycle waste that […]
Almost half of all waste placed in the city’s household wheelie bins is food – that’s the shock finding from new research carried out by Birmingham City Council
A city-wide day of action has been staged today (November 9) to demonstrate how improved local leadership, the city’s emerging local service delivery models, the waste strategy and partnership working can help achieve cleaner, greener streets for Birmingham
Citizens, businesses, community groups and anyone else with an interest in how waste is managed in Birmingham can have their say during a special webcast on Tuesday (July 5). The session is part of the consultation over the aims and principles that will underpin the city’s waste strategy for the next 20 years. A panel […]
The overarching aims and principles for how Birmingham should manage its waste over the next 20 years have been published in a new document, out to public consultation from today (June 29). A Waste Strategy for Birmingham sets out the city council’s vision and ambition for new ways of managing resources to deliver against an […]
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 […]
A Selly Oak-based lettings agency has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 after pleading guilty to illegally dumping waste from the business at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (December 4).