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).
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]