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. […]
Residents are being reminded the city’s three “super” Household Recycling Centres are open from 8am-8pm daily during the summer season.
Residents of Birmingham are being reminded that household refuse and recycling collection services will operate as usual over the Easter weekend.
For anyone using the long weekend as a chance to have a tidy up in and around their home, the city’s five Household Recycling Centres will begin their summer season of extended opening hours.
Residents in Birmingham are being reminded of this yearâ€™s Christmas waste collection arrangements with just under a month until the festivities begin. As is normally the case, the councilâ€™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 […]
Fly-tipping figures for 2013/14 have today been published by the Environment Agency. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/fly-tipping-in-england https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/env24-fly-tipping-incidents-and-actions-taken-in-england They show there has been a year-on-year increase in cases here in Birmingham of 15.26 per cent – but the national average increase is greater at 20 per cent. Commenting on the data, Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for a Green, […]