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Advent calendar – Christmas waste

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 […]

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Zero Heroes – how can we tackle Birmingham’s food mountain?

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

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City unites for Day of Action on cleaner greener streets

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

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Any questions? Join our Waste Strategy webcast

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 […]

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Have your say on city Waste Strategy

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 […]

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“View the queue” at Household Recycling Centres

Any Birmingham citizens thinking of making a trip to one of the city’s five Household Recycling Centres can now “view the queue” through webcams that have been set up to monitor the entrances to each site

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R2JUNK2: Recycling star wars against waste

The artistic force has been with a resourceful Birmingham citizen – who has used other people’s unwanted items to help build a replica of one of the world’s most famous droids

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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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Selly Oak lettings agency sentenced for dumping waste

By on 04/12/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

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).

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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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