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They probably realise that people may be more inclined to use a bin rather than a box. Since I got the box I havent used it once. It's too much of a faff.

 

I’ve also never used the blue box. This new idea seems even more confusing.:huh:

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How long will it take the council to recoup the costs of the new bins from the money they get from the recycling?

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I cannot understand why there is not a national colour code policy for bins. Here in NEDerbyshire, black bin for rubbish, green bin for garden, and burgundy bin for card, glass, tins, ali cans, foil, batteries, with an inner tub for paper.

Gets so confusing when we visit the offspring, one in Nottingham, other in Staffs, each with different coloured bins for different things.

A national policy, please.

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I cannot understand why there is not a national colour code policy for bins. Here in NEDerbyshire, black bin for rubbish, green bin for garden, and burgundy bin for card, glass, tins, ali cans, foil, batteries, with an inner tub for paper.

Gets so confusing when we visit the offspring, one in Nottingham, other in Staffs, each with different coloured bins for different things.

A national policy, please.

 

Councils find it hard enough to agree on their own policies imagine what would happen if they tried to communicate with other councils to create a national policy. :hihi::hihi:

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Councils find it hard enough to agree on their own policies imagine what would happen if they tried to communicate with other councils to create a national policy. :hihi::hihi:

 

Which is why it would need to be dictated to them by central government.

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What reward will our local council offer for me to be an unpaid sorter for a foreign recycling company?

 

The "reward" is the removal of your household waste without the need for you to go further than the outside of your house...:roll:

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I don’t understand how the proposed change will save money. The recycling lorry will still visit every 2 weeks, but will collect different items on each visit. So same vehicles, same number of journeys... plus the cost of manufacturing and distributing all the new brown bins (financial cost and environmental cost), it doesn’t add up to me! Oh, and my blue bin is full after 2 weeks, so any paper or card from weeks 3 and 4 will end up in the black bin.

 

We have the nEDDC system of 3 bins. The recycle stuff is collected by a contractor not the council bin men, i don't know if that will be the same with SCC and Veolia.(Our recycle bin is the same size as the black one not the little blue type things SCC have.)

Thats how cost savings were made this side of town.

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The brown bin will apparently be the same size as the black bin. However, this is a bit vague, as I've seen at least 3 different sizes of black bins, so who knows!

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I don’t understand how the proposed change will save money.

 

The annual waste management saving of £750,000 is made possible through more efficient collections. Collecting just one type of waste means that specialist collection vehicles are no longer required. The new vehicles will have increased collection capacity and they will only need to take recycling to one location each week. This means that collections are quicker to complete and fewer vehicles are needed.

 

http://www.sheffieldnewsroom.co.uk/recycling-changes/

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The "reward" is the removal of your household waste without the need for you to go further than the outside of your house...:roll:

 

A reward is giving something in return for the effort, its not a reward when you pay to have it removed in the first place.

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A reward is giving something in return for the effort, its not a reward when you pay to have it removed in the first place.

 

You buy the products which come in packaging, why should you not make what is a trivial effort for it to be disposed of properly?

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...... Sheffield folk might be too thick to work out when to put the bin aaaaaaart and might resort to burning it in their houses or something. ......

 

Reference to the regional accent in the mocking manner you assert is tantamount to racism.

 

It's certainly discriminatory and uncalled for.

 

It also speaks volumes about you rather than the residents of Sheffield.

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