Sceptical of bin benefits

PUBLISHED: 11:42 10 August 2006 | UPDATED: 09:47 31 May 2010

I HAVE always been against the introduction of the wheelie bins as unsightly and unnecessary. But I have reconciled myself to being open minded. I examined the contents of my kitchen bin to see what I would have to do with the categories of waste and I wa

I HAVE always been against the introduction of the wheelie bins as unsightly and unnecessary. But I have reconciled myself to being open minded.

I examined the contents of my kitchen bin to see what I would have to do with the categories of waste and I was very confused.

I don't believe many people will adhere to the new regime and asked the council what would happen if we transgressed. I was told the council could refuse to empty the bins and although prosecution is not the current policy it cannot be ruled out in future.

I remain sceptical about the environmental benefits.

Vic Power

Saffron Walden


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