I put my bin out late last Sun evening ready for Mon morning, it was late and very dark. I looked out on Mon morning when I heard them emptying the bins, everyone else had Brown bins out - mine was Blue.
I slunk out and retrieved it when the street was empty.
Thankfully our council collect all recycle once a week in a free green recycle plastic sack.We put it out and a local authority dustcart comes along each Tuesday at 7am and its thrown in the back.We're also very lucky to have a council leader who doesn't want our fine market town swamped with thousands of plug-ugly plastic buckets on wheels ruining the area. Its in stark contrast to some authorities whose blinkered attitude to rubbish collection is - well, rubbish!
My older brother who now lives alone over in southern Ireland, buries all his rubbish in his back garden; he says it saves him about 100 euros a year! This includes an old fridge and a washing machine!
I've contibuted with my nightly bottle of ale, and the milk cartons, but I live in a mostly muslim area of town, so I wonder who's filled the three very large bottle banks with beer and spirit bottles...
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