Pickles savages bin barons over fortnightly waste collections

Eric Pickles has issued new guidance for councils on the collection of household residual waste and attacked “barmy bin” policies

Wheelie bins in a backstreet. Credit: Ian Sidlow/Dreamstime.comThe Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has launched an attack on fortnightly collections of household residual waste.

The department has sent new collection guidance, known as a ‘bin bible’, to every council in England in what it says is a direct challenge to the “fortnightly bin industry”.1

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