UK councils shrink wheelie bins

Adrian Holliday
Southampton City Council protest
Southampton City Council protest

Around 25% of UK local authorities are issuing bins up to 50% smaller to save costs and hit recycling targets. It's thought the changes have hit almost 6m people. Worse, many local authorities have switched to fortnightly bin collections, exacerbating the problem of too-small bins in some areas.

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