Pendle residents should only leave brown bins for emptying when necessary

Coun David

Coun David

First published in News

PENDLE residents are reminded to only put out their brown bins for emptying when absolutely necessary.

Coun John David, who represents the council’s refuse and recycling teams, said: “If Pendle people only put out their brown bins when they are half full or more, this can help us to make our collection rounds more efficient. Our vehicles will still cover the same routes, but by reducing the number of times the bin lifting equipment has to work we will reduce engine revving and ultimately lower our carbon footprint whilst saving money on fuel costs.”

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3:24pm Tue 22 Apr 14

ghost of sceptic says...

What a sensible but obvious approach, otherwise the carbon foot print created by emptying garden bins with small ammounts in would negate any benefit this service provides. Residents of the Ribble Valley take Note.
What a sensible but obvious approach, otherwise the carbon foot print created by emptying garden bins with small ammounts in would negate any benefit this service provides. Residents of the Ribble Valley take Note. ghost of sceptic
  • Score: 1

5:19pm Tue 22 Apr 14

will12 says...

Why not charge us for the brown bins as well, while you muppets elected by minority vote wash OUR money down the drain !!!

Suggestion cancel ALL Pension payments, I never opted-in to paying for muppets wasting money !!!

The Revolution draws near !!!!
Why not charge us for the brown bins as well, while you muppets elected by minority vote wash OUR money down the drain !!! Suggestion cancel ALL Pension payments, I never opted-in to paying for muppets wasting money !!! The Revolution draws near !!!! will12
  • Score: 1

5:20pm Tue 22 Apr 14

will12 says...

ps only someone with a political brain could have said that doh!!!
ps only someone with a political brain could have said that doh!!! will12
  • Score: 1

7:04pm Tue 22 Apr 14

coates warder says...

is that why litter bins in barlick are only emptied when they are over flowing.
is that why litter bins in barlick are only emptied when they are over flowing. coates warder
  • Score: 2

11:48pm Tue 22 Apr 14

retsofad says...

What a load of RUBBISH leave your brown bin till it's necessary to empty
I did a survey when Pendle council gave us grey bins it took me 10 weeks to fill my bin.
How long it would take me to fill my brown bin i don't know. possibly 20 weeks
I would suggest that people like me (living on my own) put their Grey, Brown and paper collection bins out once every 4 weeks never mind wait until the bins are full. This would save money
The Boffins in the Town Hall have never heard of smell or rotting food attracting rats and other vermin.
Come on John David most residents live in terrace houses with small back yards not like you on a farm out in the countryside
What a load of RUBBISH leave your brown bin till it's necessary to empty I did a survey when Pendle council gave us grey bins it took me 10 weeks to fill my bin. How long it would take me to fill my brown bin i don't know. possibly 20 weeks I would suggest that people like me (living on my own) put their Grey, Brown and paper collection bins out once every 4 weeks never mind wait until the bins are full. This would save money The Boffins in the Town Hall have never heard of smell or rotting food attracting rats and other vermin. Come on John David most residents live in terrace houses with small back yards not like you on a farm out in the countryside retsofad
  • Score: 4

4:18pm Wed 23 Apr 14

The Curator says...

Well done to Pendle Council .Place your bins out when half full . Very good advice and helping to reduce the carbon footprint as well .
Why on earth would anyone want to wheel a bin around with only a few items in it . ?
Well done to Pendle Council .Place your bins out when half full . Very good advice and helping to reduce the carbon footprint as well . Why on earth would anyone want to wheel a bin around with only a few items in it . ? The Curator
  • Score: 0

8:38am Thu 24 Apr 14

jenkinsroy says...

You must stop talking crap Coun John David
you will have to increase the pickup dates to once every week
WHY because some bins will be FULL and some only half full
SO LEAVE WELL ALONE O.K. WE ALL PAY FOR THIS SERVISE
IN OUR COUNCIL TAX .
If the company you hired wants more money THEN GET SHUT OF THEM
and let our boy in the council employment do the job .?
And get rid of the out side influents.
And keep the crap of the table go back to our well proved hard working
local bin men this is the way to save money .
not saying put your bins out when full do we ring you when they are FULL?
so you have to come and empty the bin SO COME ON THINK ABOUT
WHAT YOU COME OUT WITH O.K.
You must stop talking crap Coun John David you will have to increase the pickup dates to once every week WHY because some bins will be FULL and some only half full SO LEAVE WELL ALONE O.K. WE ALL PAY FOR THIS SERVISE IN OUR COUNCIL TAX . If the company you hired wants more money THEN GET SHUT OF THEM and let our boy in the council employment do the job .? And get rid of the out side influents. And keep the crap of the table go back to our well proved hard working local bin men this is the way to save money . not saying put your bins out when full do we ring you when they are FULL? so you have to come and empty the bin SO COME ON THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU COME OUT WITH O.K. jenkinsroy
  • Score: 2

8:51pm Thu 24 Apr 14

justaworkinlad says...

I have a bright idea why not charge extra for the brown bin just like garden waste, don't let the fact people already pay for this service in the council tax stand in the way, after all mugs will just keep on paying.
I have a bright idea why not charge extra for the brown bin just like garden waste, don't let the fact people already pay for this service in the council tax stand in the way, after all mugs will just keep on paying. justaworkinlad
  • Score: 3

9:37pm Thu 24 Apr 14

The Curator says...

justaworkinlad wrote:
I have a bright idea why not charge extra for the brown bin just like garden waste, don't let the fact people already pay for this service in the council tax stand in the way, after all mugs will just keep on paying.
Spot on ,but hopefully mugs won't keep paying and the cash drys up for the fat cats and they have to think again .Recycling sadly has become something of a joke and has become more about massaging figures and egos .
[quote][p][bold]justaworkinlad[/bold] wrote: I have a bright idea why not charge extra for the brown bin just like garden waste, don't let the fact people already pay for this service in the council tax stand in the way, after all mugs will just keep on paying.[/p][/quote]Spot on ,but hopefully mugs won't keep paying and the cash drys up for the fat cats and they have to think again .Recycling sadly has become something of a joke and has become more about massaging figures and egos . The Curator
  • Score: 2

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