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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 £XXXX after pleading guilty to illegally dumping waste from the business at Birmingham Magistrates Court today (DATE).

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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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Have your say on the future of waste services

By on 12/11/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Residents, businesses and anyone else with an interest in Birmingham’s environment are being asked to have their say on the city’s future waste strategy

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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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Winter opening hours for Household Recycling Centres

By on 21/10/2015 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Residents are being reminded that the winter opening hours at the city’s five Household Recycling Centres come into effect from November 1. Weekday opening hours until the week commencing February 29 will be 8am-6pm. Weekend opening hours until the week commencing February 29 will be 8am-4.30pm. The five HRC  sites are: – Holford Drive, Perry […]

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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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Clampdown on litter and waste to create cleaner streets

By on 17/06/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Nearly 5,000 people and businesses were caught fly-tipping, dropping litter or failing to dispose of rubbish responsibly last year as a result of initiatives to make Birmingham’s streets cleaner. New figures, published in the Regulation and Enforcement Services Annual Report for 2014/15, show that Birmingham City Council’s environmental health officers received 8,909 complaints regarding waste. […]

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Reminder: Extended hours for Household Recycling Centres

By on 28/04/2015 in News with 0 Comments

Residents are being reminded the city’s three “super” Household Recycling Centres are open from 8am-8pm daily during the summer season.

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