SU9697 : Bin day on Station Road

taken 7 years ago, near to Amersham, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Bin day on Station Road
Bin day on Station Road
This is within the Chiltern District Council area, the second tier local authority that is responsible for street waste collection. Councils normally ask that the bins are left by the kerbside, as here, and that they must be completely closed, i.e. not overflowing, unlike here. Landfill waste, usually in black bins, is usually collected once every two weeks, with recycling and/or green waste collected during the opposite week.
However it appears that here the collections are on the same day, so we had lorries going in opposite directions causing quite a bottleneck on this busy road. The white lorry, collecting green waste, is operated by a contractor Verdant.
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Waste, Waste management 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9642 9781 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.2480N 0:36.4265W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9641 9778
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Bin Lorry  Waste Bin  Recycling  Recycling Lorry 

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