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Is it the collections that are rubbish?

Some people saw the move towards increased recycling but fortnight “black bin” refuse collections as a reduction in service. As I argued at the time it was introduced, anything that supports recycling is to be encouraged. I like my new recycling bin, although anecdotally take-up still needs enhanced education and information to residents – including doorstep visits and information in translation.

However, disenchantment could easily set in if when a fortnightly collection is not fortnightly, and weekly recycling is not weekly.
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New bin collections for South Tottenham

Haringey and their refuse contractors Veolia are rolling out new collection arrangements in South Tottenham.

The changes will improve recycling, with large dedicated wheelie bins collected weekly. However, non recycled waste will only be collected fortnightly. Garden and kitchen waste collections will be unchanged.

There is also an expanded bulky waste collection service, with many items collected free.
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