Residents' fury as bins stay unemptied for a month

Alan Gaskell from Deane, next to his overflowing bins which were not emptied during the strike

Lindfield Drive resident Peter Houghton’s bins are overflowing after Bolton Council missed his collection

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THOUSANDS of bins will remain unemptied for ONE MONTH — after collections were missed by binmen on strike.

Residents say going four weeks without a bin collection will draw rats to their homes.

They are now urging Bolton Council to follow the example of other local authorities and organise special collections.

No bins were emptied last Thursday as thousands of council workers staged a walk out.

Across Greater Manchester, three councils organised special collections on Saturday and five, including Bolton, did not. Two others were not affected by the strike.

Peter Houghton said the council should have written to all homes affected before the strike.

The 46-year-old full-time carer, of Lindfield Drive, Halliwell, said: “I only found out on the council’s website on Friday. It’s not good enough.”

Mr Houghton and his partner Rebecca Crompton live in a block of eight flats, whose residents have access to four grey bins and no recycling bins.

He added: “We’re the victims of a postcode lottery and have to put up with overflowing bins for a month. It’s only a matter of time before we are infested with rats.”

Debbie Bramhall, aged 43, of Haydock Street, Bolton, said: “My bin is already full and so are the communal bins nearby. Goodness knows what they will be like in a fortnight. Bury Council has got it right, so why can’t Bolton? They should organise a one-off collection this week for those in dire need.”

Alan Gaskell, who lives in Emmanuel Close in Deane also has overflowing bins.

The 55-year-old said: “I think the situation is terrible. There are a lot of elderly and infirm people living around here, how are they meant to empty their own bins?

“In this weather I think two weeks is already too long, if it gets to four weeks we could be looking at rats and parasites in our bins.”

A council spokesman said: “We’d like to apologise for any inconvenience. We issued detailed communication about the disruption to bin collections in the run-up to the strike, including publishing four adverts in The Bolton News.

"We would encourage residents to make maximum use of their recycling containers.

“If any residents do not currently have a recycling bin, which are free, they can be ordered by calling 01204 336632 or online from bolton.gov.uk. Residents are advised to dispose of any surplus waste at their local waste and recycling site.”

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8:04am Fri 18 Jul 14

Opionated321 says...

Well at least your not in Bury!! We are going to 3 weekley bin collections for the grey bin from october! Its going to happen to us all at some point so get used to it. I also bet these people complaining dont have children and a bin full of dirty nappies!
Well at least your not in Bury!! We are going to 3 weekley bin collections for the grey bin from october! Its going to happen to us all at some point so get used to it. I also bet these people complaining dont have children and a bin full of dirty nappies! Opionated321
  • Score: 19

8:07am Fri 18 Jul 14

jus' visitin says...

Why does it not surprise me that Bolton council were one of the five councils which didn't arrange an extra collection?
Why does it not surprise me that Bolton council were one of the five councils which didn't arrange an extra collection? jus' visitin
  • Score: 13

8:19am Fri 18 Jul 14

Chrome1 says...

Aww, sad faces.
Aww, sad faces. Chrome1
  • Score: -43

8:21am Fri 18 Jul 14

MissPeg says...

"Bury council has got it right"
In some ways maybe (providing an extra collection day after strike action).
But in other ways not at all (as previously mentioned, going to 3 weekly bin collection which will inevitably be our fate too).
"Bury council has got it right" In some ways maybe (providing an extra collection day after strike action). But in other ways not at all (as previously mentioned, going to 3 weekly bin collection which will inevitably be our fate too). MissPeg
  • Score: 10

8:23am Fri 18 Jul 14

bucko 1964 says...

why didn't the council have a back up plan ? why couldn't they put skips for people in and around car parks , spare land ? there just pushing us to see how long they can go with out emptying, before the complaints, the town as more rubbish now than ever when you look down the back streets its a disgrace ! I think they will SELL IT OFF !
why didn't the council have a back up plan ? why couldn't they put skips for people in and around car parks , spare land ? there just pushing us to see how long they can go with out emptying, before the complaints, the town as more rubbish now than ever when you look down the back streets its a disgrace ! I think they will SELL IT OFF ! bucko 1964
  • Score: 8

8:42am Fri 18 Jul 14

Sean kingston says...

This story is rubbish
This story is rubbish Sean kingston
  • Score: 14

8:56am Fri 18 Jul 14

marco999 says...

There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems. marco999
  • Score: 17

9:09am Fri 18 Jul 14

Balboa says...

Poor service by Bolton Council. That's what you get with the public sector - inefficient and unreliable service. Privatise the lot.

As for the residents. would it harm them to drop off their bags at the tip now and again? Or will they sit on their backsides until someone nannies them?
Poor service by Bolton Council. That's what you get with the public sector - inefficient and unreliable service. Privatise the lot. As for the residents. would it harm them to drop off their bags at the tip now and again? Or will they sit on their backsides until someone nannies them? Balboa
  • Score: -21

9:18am Fri 18 Jul 14

loveandpeace says...

How could this story be a rubbish Sean Kingston? It might be rubbish for either Bolton council strikers or for those whose rubbish was collected with alternate arrangements. This story and reviews may open Bolton council's eyes to arrange rubbish collection during this weekend, as grey bins are full to brim and we got nowhere to put more rubbish but leaving bin bags besides the bins, inviting flies, mosquito and rats during this weather.
How could this story be a rubbish Sean Kingston? It might be rubbish for either Bolton council strikers or for those whose rubbish was collected with alternate arrangements. This story and reviews may open Bolton council's eyes to arrange rubbish collection during this weekend, as grey bins are full to brim and we got nowhere to put more rubbish but leaving bin bags besides the bins, inviting flies, mosquito and rats during this weather. loveandpeace
  • Score: -7

9:31am Fri 18 Jul 14

Chrome1 says...

loveandpeace wrote:
How could this story be a rubbish Sean Kingston? It might be rubbish for either Bolton council strikers or for those whose rubbish was collected with alternate arrangements. This story and reviews may open Bolton council's eyes to arrange rubbish collection during this weekend, as grey bins are full to brim and we got nowhere to put more rubbish but leaving bin bags besides the bins, inviting flies, mosquito and rats during this weather.
This story is rubbish....get the joke dopey
[quote][p][bold]loveandpeace[/bold] wrote: How could this story be a rubbish Sean Kingston? It might be rubbish for either Bolton council strikers or for those whose rubbish was collected with alternate arrangements. This story and reviews may open Bolton council's eyes to arrange rubbish collection during this weekend, as grey bins are full to brim and we got nowhere to put more rubbish but leaving bin bags besides the bins, inviting flies, mosquito and rats during this weather.[/p][/quote]This story is rubbish....get the joke dopey Chrome1
  • Score: 11

9:52am Fri 18 Jul 14

my belief says...

marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
[quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for. my belief
  • Score: 16

10:00am Fri 18 Jul 14

Chrome1 says...

Get a life you miserable git
Get a life you miserable git Chrome1
  • Score: -12

10:09am Fri 18 Jul 14

PIL0T PEDR0 says...

The council say and I quote “Residents are advised to dispose of any surplus waste at their local waste and recycling site.”

What if you don't have transport to get to your local waste disposal site. This is going to lead to more fly tipping. Bolton Council get off your BIG OVERPAID BACKSIDES and get this sorted
The council say and I quote “Residents are advised to dispose of any surplus waste at their local waste and recycling site.” What if you don't have transport to get to your local waste disposal site. This is going to lead to more fly tipping. Bolton Council get off your BIG OVERPAID BACKSIDES and get this sorted PIL0T PEDR0
  • Score: 23

10:17am Fri 18 Jul 14

johnnykilroy4 says...

Bolton council will be sending letters out to all residents soon complaining about people leaving there bins out and going on about all the fly tipping the council should have done an extra bin service. You don't see the town hall or other council property's with bins over flowing. i wonder why ?
Bolton council will be sending letters out to all residents soon complaining about people leaving there bins out and going on about all the fly tipping the council should have done an extra bin service. You don't see the town hall or other council property's with bins over flowing. i wonder why ? johnnykilroy4
  • Score: 12

10:17am Fri 18 Jul 14

CDJ1973 says...

marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Shall we go back to having horse and carts aswell? hope you use candles in your house to save on electricity. And if you have that amount of spare time on your hands to recycle and grow your own salad I very much doubt your full time hard workers as myself and my partner who barely have time to make a ready meal after the hours we work, let alone start our own salad patch. Get real its 2014.
[quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Shall we go back to having horse and carts aswell? hope you use candles in your house to save on electricity. And if you have that amount of spare time on your hands to recycle and grow your own salad I very much doubt your full time hard workers as myself and my partner who barely have time to make a ready meal after the hours we work, let alone start our own salad patch. Get real its 2014. CDJ1973
  • Score: 11

10:34am Fri 18 Jul 14

mr.mark.c says...

my belief wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
Allergic to towels and only eat until they are hungry?
How strange!
[quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.[/p][/quote]Allergic to towels and only eat until they are hungry? How strange! mr.mark.c
  • Score: 15

10:41am Fri 18 Jul 14

mr.mark.c says...

2 adults and 2 teenage boys in this house and we struggle to even half fill the grey bin let alone the others, people generate far to much waste, how can you possibly fill 4 200L bins in 2 weeks, do people go shopping and fill a transit van ?
2 adults and 2 teenage boys in this house and we struggle to even half fill the grey bin let alone the others, people generate far to much waste, how can you possibly fill 4 200L bins in 2 weeks, do people go shopping and fill a transit van ? mr.mark.c
  • Score: 2

10:57am Fri 18 Jul 14

my belief says...

mr.mark.c wrote:
my belief wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
Allergic to towels and only eat until they are hungry?
How strange!
I meant kids who are hungry only eat until full hence food waste inevitable, surely you have seen food left on a plate before. And it is possible for kids to have the material of a nappy cause allergies. Google can confirm as well as doctors
[quote][p][bold]mr.mark.c[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.[/p][/quote]Allergic to towels and only eat until they are hungry? How strange![/p][/quote]I meant kids who are hungry only eat until full hence food waste inevitable, surely you have seen food left on a plate before. And it is possible for kids to have the material of a nappy cause allergies. Google can confirm as well as doctors my belief
  • Score: -7

10:59am Fri 18 Jul 14

pradagucci says...

The bin men have just created more work for themselves!!
The bin men have just created more work for themselves!! pradagucci
  • Score: 4

11:00am Fri 18 Jul 14

pradagucci says...

marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Can you teach me how to recycle nappies???????
[quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Can you teach me how to recycle nappies??????? pradagucci
  • Score: -4

11:04am Fri 18 Jul 14

fisherman1959 says...

Get shut of ALL council jobs put them out to tender. I am sick of them moaning and they are the lucky ones with a job.
Get shut of ALL council jobs put them out to tender. I am sick of them moaning and they are the lucky ones with a job. fisherman1959
  • Score: 6

11:08am Fri 18 Jul 14

JustBecause says...

marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
No problem with that, but are we not paying for the service? So yes, do the stuff you said, and give us a rebate, or the council,should do what they are paid for.

I have already threatened the council once and it was resolved, the threat was to hire a skip and then recover the cost, legally if required. And why not, they are the ones breaking their service agreement.

And it wasn't through a natural environmental issue, they failed to empty the bins because they didn't go to work, simply shocking service form the shambles that is bolton council.
[quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]No problem with that, but are we not paying for the service? So yes, do the stuff you said, and give us a rebate, or the council,should do what they are paid for. I have already threatened the council once and it was resolved, the threat was to hire a skip and then recover the cost, legally if required. And why not, they are the ones breaking their service agreement. And it wasn't through a natural environmental issue, they failed to empty the bins because they didn't go to work, simply shocking service form the shambles that is bolton council. JustBecause
  • Score: 10

11:16am Fri 18 Jul 14

atlas123 says...

my belief wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.

Utter tosh,

My mother put Lunch on the table ( and still does ) at 12noon and tea was serverd at 6pm. It was one meal, not one thing for each of the kids, another for the adults, fussy eaters were not tolerated.

As kids my siblings and at food when it was served as we knew that all we was getting, until perhaps a piece of toast before bed.

We are all perfectly well formed adults, who will all eat pretty much anything now and so do our own kids.
[quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Utter tosh, My mother put Lunch on the table ( and still does ) at 12noon and tea was serverd at 6pm. It was one meal, not one thing for each of the kids, another for the adults, fussy eaters were not tolerated. As kids my siblings and at food when it was served as we knew that all we was getting, until perhaps a piece of toast before bed. We are all perfectly well formed adults, who will all eat pretty much anything now and so do our own kids. atlas123
  • Score: 11

11:21am Fri 18 Jul 14

atlas123 says...

As much as I would hate to think the strikers are rewarded for striking with overtime, I dont think the people of Bolton should go for four weeks without a bin emptied.

Perhaps agency staff could be brought it? Or private contractors...
I would certainly expect extra waste to be taken next time (which i believe it isn't)

At the same time I dont know how people fill a grey bin in 2 weeks. Mine has not been emptied for 4 weeks because I have been on holiday and it is still only about 1/2 full. I rarely put it out fortnightly as it rarely has more than a few bits in it.
As much as I would hate to think the strikers are rewarded for striking with overtime, I dont think the people of Bolton should go for four weeks without a bin emptied. Perhaps agency staff could be brought it? Or private contractors... I would certainly expect extra waste to be taken next time (which i believe it isn't) At the same time I dont know how people fill a grey bin in 2 weeks. Mine has not been emptied for 4 weeks because I have been on holiday and it is still only about 1/2 full. I rarely put it out fortnightly as it rarely has more than a few bits in it. atlas123
  • Score: -1

11:34am Fri 18 Jul 14

magic dragon says...

While I can understand the residents fury, I am pleased to see that Bolton Council didn't reward the binmen for striking by allowing them to work Saturday on overtime rate. My husband works for the Council and was locked out on Thursday because of the strike. He isn't a Union member and was told he wouldn't be allowed to work as there was no supervision on site and couldn't even take it as a holiday. Ergo loss of a days pay.
While I can understand the residents fury, I am pleased to see that Bolton Council didn't reward the binmen for striking by allowing them to work Saturday on overtime rate. My husband works for the Council and was locked out on Thursday because of the strike. He isn't a Union member and was told he wouldn't be allowed to work as there was no supervision on site and couldn't even take it as a holiday. Ergo loss of a days pay. magic dragon
  • Score: 9

11:42am Fri 18 Jul 14

The Running Man says...

magic dragon wrote:
While I can understand the residents fury, I am pleased to see that Bolton Council didn't reward the binmen for striking by allowing them to work Saturday on overtime rate. My husband works for the Council and was locked out on Thursday because of the strike. He isn't a Union member and was told he wouldn't be allowed to work as there was no supervision on site and couldn't even take it as a holiday. Ergo loss of a days pay.
Blame the binmen, they chose to strike when they could have worked. They are striking about money when there is none to be handed out. Eventually all council jobs will go out to tender and there are many who would do their job for less pay. It may well be prudent to prove how valuable you are to Bolton by keeping your head down and getting on with your work otherwise you could well be the first for the chop!
[quote][p][bold]magic dragon[/bold] wrote: While I can understand the residents fury, I am pleased to see that Bolton Council didn't reward the binmen for striking by allowing them to work Saturday on overtime rate. My husband works for the Council and was locked out on Thursday because of the strike. He isn't a Union member and was told he wouldn't be allowed to work as there was no supervision on site and couldn't even take it as a holiday. Ergo loss of a days pay.[/p][/quote]Blame the binmen, they chose to strike when they could have worked. They are striking about money when there is none to be handed out. Eventually all council jobs will go out to tender and there are many who would do their job for less pay. It may well be prudent to prove how valuable you are to Bolton by keeping your head down and getting on with your work otherwise you could well be the first for the chop! The Running Man
  • Score: 8

11:47am Fri 18 Jul 14

mr.mark.c says...

my belief wrote:
mr.mark.c wrote:
my belief wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
Allergic to towels and only eat until they are hungry?
How strange!
I meant kids who are hungry only eat until full hence food waste inevitable, surely you have seen food left on a plate before. And it is possible for kids to have the material of a nappy cause allergies. Google can confirm as well as doctors
A bin full of uneaten food, give me a break, as for the allergy thing that is you that is allergic to washing nappies.
[quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]mr.mark.c[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.[/p][/quote]Allergic to towels and only eat until they are hungry? How strange![/p][/quote]I meant kids who are hungry only eat until full hence food waste inevitable, surely you have seen food left on a plate before. And it is possible for kids to have the material of a nappy cause allergies. Google can confirm as well as doctors[/p][/quote]A bin full of uneaten food, give me a break, as for the allergy thing that is you that is allergic to washing nappies. mr.mark.c
  • Score: 9

11:50am Fri 18 Jul 14

Diamonintherough says...

I have two disabled children both of which are still in nappies. Do i put a towel on a 10 year old because its better for the environment? What a silly thing to say!
Due to my non speaking english neighbours who have no clue why we have coloured bins let alone what should go in them the front of the house is like a fly farm and because they have filled 6 bins yes 6 they have now taken to over filling other residents bins and recycle bins with all general waste including dirty nappies not in bags. Which we all have to move ourselves otherwise our bins won't get emptied for longer.
I'm lucky i have a car and can take my extra waste to the tip, i do however feel very sorry for all the people who have no grey bin for another week and cant get to a tip as this will either turn out to be costly hire of a van or months to get rid of the bags they've got piled up
I have two disabled children both of which are still in nappies. Do i put a towel on a 10 year old because its better for the environment? What a silly thing to say! Due to my non speaking english neighbours who have no clue why we have coloured bins let alone what should go in them the front of the house is like a fly farm and because they have filled 6 bins yes 6 they have now taken to over filling other residents bins and recycle bins with all general waste including dirty nappies not in bags. Which we all have to move ourselves otherwise our bins won't get emptied for longer. I'm lucky i have a car and can take my extra waste to the tip, i do however feel very sorry for all the people who have no grey bin for another week and cant get to a tip as this will either turn out to be costly hire of a van or months to get rid of the bags they've got piled up Diamonintherough
  • Score: 5

12:16pm Fri 18 Jul 14

atlas123 says...

Diamonintherough wrote:
I have two disabled children both of which are still in nappies. Do i put a towel on a 10 year old because its better for the environment? What a silly thing to say!
Due to my non speaking english neighbours who have no clue why we have coloured bins let alone what should go in them the front of the house is like a fly farm and because they have filled 6 bins yes 6 they have now taken to over filling other residents bins and recycle bins with all general waste including dirty nappies not in bags. Which we all have to move ourselves otherwise our bins won't get emptied for longer.
I'm lucky i have a car and can take my extra waste to the tip, i do however feel very sorry for all the people who have no grey bin for another week and cant get to a tip as this will either turn out to be costly hire of a van or months to get rid of the bags they've got piled up
The council have a policy of not putting multi-lingual leaflets out or stickers on bins.

This is to encourage speakers of other languages to learn English.

I think this is one area where we could make an exception... Stickers on bin lids telling us what goes in them please.

I get confused at times and its different in every area you go to.
[quote][p][bold]Diamonintherough[/bold] wrote: I have two disabled children both of which are still in nappies. Do i put a towel on a 10 year old because its better for the environment? What a silly thing to say! Due to my non speaking english neighbours who have no clue why we have coloured bins let alone what should go in them the front of the house is like a fly farm and because they have filled 6 bins yes 6 they have now taken to over filling other residents bins and recycle bins with all general waste including dirty nappies not in bags. Which we all have to move ourselves otherwise our bins won't get emptied for longer. I'm lucky i have a car and can take my extra waste to the tip, i do however feel very sorry for all the people who have no grey bin for another week and cant get to a tip as this will either turn out to be costly hire of a van or months to get rid of the bags they've got piled up[/p][/quote]The council have a policy of not putting multi-lingual leaflets out or stickers on bins. This is to encourage speakers of other languages to learn English. I think this is one area where we could make an exception... Stickers on bin lids telling us what goes in them please. I get confused at times and its different in every area you go to. atlas123
  • Score: 7

12:27pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Sean kingston says...

Sorry but I'm on a role! But where do BEN find these rubbish stories
Sorry but I'm on a role! But where do BEN find these rubbish stories Sean kingston
  • Score: -4

12:37pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Rememberscarborough says...

I love the smell of four week old doggie poo and children's nappies in the morning....
I love the smell of four week old doggie poo and children's nappies in the morning.... Rememberscarborough
  • Score: -4

1:10pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Where'swally says...

Notice how no-one from daubhill have complained... it just goes over the back wall to the back street....
Notice how no-one from daubhill have complained... it just goes over the back wall to the back street.... Where'swally
  • Score: 13

1:14pm Fri 18 Jul 14

boltonnut says...

Pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and smile ,smile, smile.Take all your bin bags to the town hall steps and smile boys that's the style.What's the use of worrying,the councils in a snit,So pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and give them all your sh.. er rubbish.
Pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and smile ,smile, smile.Take all your bin bags to the town hall steps and smile boys that's the style.What's the use of worrying,the councils in a snit,So pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and give them all your sh.. er rubbish. boltonnut
  • Score: 7

1:18pm Fri 18 Jul 14

andrew_wain says...

Lets just say that i will be leaving black bags next to bin.I know they wont be taken but I do not have transport to take them to the tip,and besides, I have paid council tax for them to be shifted so THEY can arrange to get them moved.Its a disgrace.
Lets just say that i will be leaving black bags next to bin.I know they wont be taken but I do not have transport to take them to the tip,and besides, I have paid council tax for them to be shifted so THEY can arrange to get them moved.Its a disgrace. andrew_wain
  • Score: 2

2:05pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Little Lever Person says...

The Council have said that put advertisements in the Bolton news. Who reads a hard copy of this these days?
The Council have said that put advertisements in the Bolton news. Who reads a hard copy of this these days? Little Lever Person
  • Score: 2

2:12pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Sean kingston says...

They should bin this idea
They should bin this idea Sean kingston
  • Score: -3

3:28pm Fri 18 Jul 14

SeptemberGirl says...

If the Council orgasnised remedial collections surely this defeats the object of a strike? I understand the frustration as it was my bin day too but I took a few bags to the tip over the weekend - no big hassle. 99% of residents will either drive or have access to a friend/family members car to do this. I cant understand the big deal - ITS A BIN!
If the Council orgasnised remedial collections surely this defeats the object of a strike? I understand the frustration as it was my bin day too but I took a few bags to the tip over the weekend - no big hassle. 99% of residents will either drive or have access to a friend/family members car to do this. I cant understand the big deal - ITS A BIN! SeptemberGirl
  • Score: 5

5:53pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Iluminati says...

Shame upon the council. Incompetent fools. Just to make my point:
I just returned from Cyprus after a long spell in the sun. Of course, Cyprus isn't perfect by a long stretch if imagination but what I noticed almost immediately is how efficient they administer their garbage collection. On our case, they came every Thursday at 6.00 a.m. on the dot. They not only collect the rubbish, but also any other non wanted items, like fridge, television, carpets ect.etc.! Enough said???
Shame upon the council. Incompetent fools. Just to make my point: I just returned from Cyprus after a long spell in the sun. Of course, Cyprus isn't perfect by a long stretch if imagination but what I noticed almost immediately is how efficient they administer their garbage collection. On our case, they came every Thursday at 6.00 a.m. on the dot. They not only collect the rubbish, but also any other non wanted items, like fridge, television, carpets ect.etc.! Enough said??? Iluminati
  • Score: 2

7:23pm Fri 18 Jul 14

holloway_david says...

If Bury Council and its idea of collection every three weeks are copied by other councils then they need to know they will not be voted for again whichever party is in control.
They also need to remember that hospitals will not be able to cope with any future "Black Plague" caused by infestation of rats everywhere.
I want to know if councils employ "Health &Safety" at work act in protection of their employees and if the answer is yes! the this needs to be extended in protection of the general public.
If Bury Council and its idea of collection every three weeks are copied by other councils then they need to know they will not be voted for again whichever party is in control. They also need to remember that hospitals will not be able to cope with any future "Black Plague" caused by infestation of rats everywhere. I want to know if councils employ "Health &Safety" at work act in protection of their employees and if the answer is yes! the this needs to be extended in protection of the general public. holloway_david
  • Score: 2

7:56pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Farnworth veteran says...

The Running Man wrote:
magic dragon wrote:
While I can understand the residents fury, I am pleased to see that Bolton Council didn't reward the binmen for striking by allowing them to work Saturday on overtime rate. My husband works for the Council and was locked out on Thursday because of the strike. He isn't a Union member and was told he wouldn't be allowed to work as there was no supervision on site and couldn't even take it as a holiday. Ergo loss of a days pay.
Blame the binmen, they chose to strike when they could have worked. They are striking about money when there is none to be handed out. Eventually all council jobs will go out to tender and there are many who would do their job for less pay. It may well be prudent to prove how valuable you are to Bolton by keeping your head down and getting on with your work otherwise you could well be the first for the chop!
Well what a draconian attitude
[quote][p][bold]The Running Man[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]magic dragon[/bold] wrote: While I can understand the residents fury, I am pleased to see that Bolton Council didn't reward the binmen for striking by allowing them to work Saturday on overtime rate. My husband works for the Council and was locked out on Thursday because of the strike. He isn't a Union member and was told he wouldn't be allowed to work as there was no supervision on site and couldn't even take it as a holiday. Ergo loss of a days pay.[/p][/quote]Blame the binmen, they chose to strike when they could have worked. They are striking about money when there is none to be handed out. Eventually all council jobs will go out to tender and there are many who would do their job for less pay. It may well be prudent to prove how valuable you are to Bolton by keeping your head down and getting on with your work otherwise you could well be the first for the chop![/p][/quote]Well what a draconian attitude Farnworth veteran
  • Score: -4

8:15pm Fri 18 Jul 14

tinypet says...

Yet if miss a payment for council we dont get away with it. It takes the p iss, i have a lovely infestation of maggots in my bin, if theres any fishermen feel free to help ya self lol needless to say my bin is on the f ucking street and staying there
Yet if miss a payment for council we dont get away with it. It takes the p iss, i have a lovely infestation of maggots in my bin, if theres any fishermen feel free to help ya self lol needless to say my bin is on the f ucking street and staying there tinypet
  • Score: 2

8:46pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Beyond News Forum says...

boltonnut wrote:
Pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and smile ,smile, smile.Take all your bin bags to the town hall steps and smile boys that's the style.What's the use of worrying,the councils in a snit,So pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and give them all your sh.. er rubbish.
INB4

Town Hall doorstep is the best protest.
[quote][p][bold]boltonnut[/bold] wrote: Pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and smile ,smile, smile.Take all your bin bags to the town hall steps and smile boys that's the style.What's the use of worrying,the councils in a snit,So pack up your rubbish in an old bin bag and give them all your sh.. er rubbish.[/p][/quote]INB4 Town Hall doorstep is the best protest. Beyond News Forum
  • Score: 3

11:36pm Fri 18 Jul 14

Percy Thrower says...

If marco999 will lend me his car for a few days, I will gladly take everyones excess rubbish to the local tip
If marco999 will lend me his car for a few days, I will gladly take everyones excess rubbish to the local tip Percy Thrower
  • Score: 5

1:54pm Sat 19 Jul 14

JJKBolton says...

so, this bins wernt emptied for one day and the binmen wernt paid for one day. how much money have the council saved and where is that money NOW ?????

they are rolling in it and laughing up there sleeves at the decent people in this town
so, this bins wernt emptied for one day and the binmen wernt paid for one day. how much money have the council saved and where is that money NOW ????? they are rolling in it and laughing up there sleeves at the decent people in this town JJKBolton
  • Score: 1

5:58pm Sat 19 Jul 14

my belief says...

atlas123 wrote:
my belief wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.

Utter tosh,

My mother put Lunch on the table ( and still does ) at 12noon and tea was serverd at 6pm. It was one meal, not one thing for each of the kids, another for the adults, fussy eaters were not tolerated.

As kids my siblings and at food when it was served as we knew that all we was getting, until perhaps a piece of toast before bed.

We are all perfectly well formed adults, who will all eat pretty much anything now and so do our own kids.
My kids have routine and are not fussy eaters (current youngest lactose intolerance issues so not fussy its health), never said we ate seperate, I make sure we eat as a family and so does my childcare if we arent home. But again not every kid eats all their food (oldest is four just to clarify), some kids eat what they want and some are messy eaters not every child develops the same mentally (my first comment included learning difficulties if you re read it) So you never heard of allergy to a material or nappy brand, again, google it and read for yourself I could make it easier and give the details if you like. Also I never said my black bin was full of wasted food, other things can go in them as well that are not able to be recycled in the other two bins.
[quote][p][bold]atlas123[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Utter tosh, My mother put Lunch on the table ( and still does ) at 12noon and tea was serverd at 6pm. It was one meal, not one thing for each of the kids, another for the adults, fussy eaters were not tolerated. As kids my siblings and at food when it was served as we knew that all we was getting, until perhaps a piece of toast before bed. We are all perfectly well formed adults, who will all eat pretty much anything now and so do our own kids.[/p][/quote]My kids have routine and are not fussy eaters (current youngest lactose intolerance issues so not fussy its health), never said we ate seperate, I make sure we eat as a family and so does my childcare if we arent home. But again not every kid eats all their food (oldest is four just to clarify), some kids eat what they want and some are messy eaters not every child develops the same mentally (my first comment included learning difficulties if you re read it) So you never heard of allergy to a material or nappy brand, again, google it and read for yourself I could make it easier and give the details if you like. Also I never said my black bin was full of wasted food, other things can go in them as well that are not able to be recycled in the other two bins. my belief
  • Score: 0

6:22pm Sat 19 Jul 14

my belief says...

http://www.medic8.co
m/healthguide/baby-s
kin/nappy-rash.html
Read site for following quotes
"Can be allergic to chemical in a nappy e.g. terry cloth nappy"
Change the type of nappy you use, if using disposables try cloth nappys and vice versa.
http://www.medic8.co m/healthguide/baby-s kin/nappy-rash.html Read site for following quotes "Can be allergic to chemical in a nappy e.g. terry cloth nappy" Change the type of nappy you use, if using disposables try cloth nappys and vice versa. my belief
  • Score: -1

6:32pm Sat 19 Jul 14

fay clarke says...

Bolton Council is poorly run but they still expect people to pay their council tax. I think we should pay an amount that reflects the poor service and why should we pay if the service stops?
Bolton Council is poorly run but they still expect people to pay their council tax. I think we should pay an amount that reflects the poor service and why should we pay if the service stops? fay clarke
  • Score: 0

7:29pm Sat 19 Jul 14

mr.mark.c says...

Percy Thrower wrote:
If marco999 will lend me his car for a few days, I will gladly take everyones excess rubbish to the local tip
Don't you have a car ?
[quote][p][bold]Percy Thrower[/bold] wrote: If marco999 will lend me his car for a few days, I will gladly take everyones excess rubbish to the local tip[/p][/quote]Don't you have a car ? mr.mark.c
  • Score: 0

7:49am Sun 20 Jul 14

hoboh2o says...

marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Not everybody wants to be a tree hugger, its called freedom of choice.
[quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Not everybody wants to be a tree hugger, its called freedom of choice. hoboh2o
  • Score: 4

9:56am Sun 20 Jul 14

Daedae says...

my belief wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
Terry nappies, or reusable nappies, are made from terry towelling or cotton. If your children are allergic to those, what do they wear?!
[quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.[/p][/quote]Terry nappies, or reusable nappies, are made from terry towelling or cotton. If your children are allergic to those, what do they wear?! Daedae
  • Score: 1

11:14am Sun 20 Jul 14

my belief says...

hoboh2o wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Not everybody wants to be a tree hugger, its called freedom of choice.
They do wear cotton but polyester can sometimes be found in them, plus some advise certain brand products to help clean them. We tried it didn't work for our kids end of. I have noticed if some people have never experienced something then they they believe it don't exist. Keyboard research would confirm I'm not the only person to experience these problems. I assure you its not easy dealing with kids with allergy and with
difficulties that affect their ability to be 'normal'. I seem to be targeted because my children's difficulties in life don't fit in with what people would prefer the world to be like, uou should be ashamed of yourselves. I'm making sure my kids are being raised to be accepting and understanding of other people and their situations. Not bully or abuse because they are different to others or limited capabilities.
[quote][p][bold]hoboh2o[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Not everybody wants to be a tree hugger, its called freedom of choice.[/p][/quote]They do wear cotton but polyester can sometimes be found in them, plus some advise certain brand products to help clean them. We tried it didn't work for our kids end of. I have noticed if some people have never experienced something then they they believe it don't exist. Keyboard research would confirm I'm not the only person to experience these problems. I assure you its not easy dealing with kids with allergy and with difficulties that affect their ability to be 'normal'. I seem to be targeted because my children's difficulties in life don't fit in with what people would prefer the world to be like, uou should be ashamed of yourselves. I'm making sure my kids are being raised to be accepting and understanding of other people and their situations. Not bully or abuse because they are different to others or limited capabilities. my belief
  • Score: 4

11:21am Sun 20 Jul 14

my belief says...

Hoboh2o, wasn't meant to quote your comment it was meant to quote the one above about terry nappies. Sorry
Hoboh2o, wasn't meant to quote your comment it was meant to quote the one above about terry nappies. Sorry my belief
  • Score: 0

3:32pm Sun 20 Jul 14

LoveBolton says...

No matter what anyone says tree hungers are not the bins should have been collected simple as that., is bolton council interested? NO. A few areas should have been added on through out normal work time not on overtime. People cannot compare there household rubbish to others everyone has different needs. In our area we find A lot of fly tipping is caused by the Europeans and young people who live on there own who can't be bothered to recycle and most times miss the bin collection day cause they still in bed when the bin men come. The council don't even fine these Europeans who fly tip constantly they just let them get away with it. Good luck to the people who using washable nappies don't forget to scoop and bag up before washing them. SMELL you all later!
No matter what anyone says tree hungers are not the bins should have been collected simple as that., is bolton council interested? NO. A few areas should have been added on through out normal work time not on overtime. People cannot compare there household rubbish to others everyone has different needs. In our area we find A lot of fly tipping is caused by the Europeans and young people who live on there own who can't be bothered to recycle and most times miss the bin collection day cause they still in bed when the bin men come. The council don't even fine these Europeans who fly tip constantly they just let them get away with it. Good luck to the people who using washable nappies don't forget to scoop and bag up before washing them. SMELL you all later! LoveBolton
  • Score: 1

12:26pm Mon 21 Jul 14

johnnyjackson says...

marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
I bet you dont pay council tax.
[quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]I bet you dont pay council tax. johnnyjackson
  • Score: 2

12:29pm Mon 21 Jul 14

johnnyjackson says...

mr.mark.c wrote:
2 adults and 2 teenage boys in this house and we struggle to even half fill the grey bin let alone the others, people generate far to much waste, how can you possibly fill 4 200L bins in 2 weeks, do people go shopping and fill a transit van ?
Well done Mark. Maybe we can share your half empty bins. You must have beans on toast every night for your supper.
[quote][p][bold]mr.mark.c[/bold] wrote: 2 adults and 2 teenage boys in this house and we struggle to even half fill the grey bin let alone the others, people generate far to much waste, how can you possibly fill 4 200L bins in 2 weeks, do people go shopping and fill a transit van ?[/p][/quote]Well done Mark. Maybe we can share your half empty bins. You must have beans on toast every night for your supper. johnnyjackson
  • Score: 4

12:32pm Mon 21 Jul 14

johnnyjackson says...

my belief wrote:
atlas123 wrote:
my belief wrote:
marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's.
Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.
Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back.
Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out.
If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for.
I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.
Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable.

Utter tosh,

My mother put Lunch on the table ( and still does ) at 12noon and tea was serverd at 6pm. It was one meal, not one thing for each of the kids, another for the adults, fussy eaters were not tolerated.

As kids my siblings and at food when it was served as we knew that all we was getting, until perhaps a piece of toast before bed.

We are all perfectly well formed adults, who will all eat pretty much anything now and so do our own kids.
My kids have routine and are not fussy eaters (current youngest lactose intolerance issues so not fussy its health), never said we ate seperate, I make sure we eat as a family and so does my childcare if we arent home. But again not every kid eats all their food (oldest is four just to clarify), some kids eat what they want and some are messy eaters not every child develops the same mentally (my first comment included learning difficulties if you re read it) So you never heard of allergy to a material or nappy brand, again, google it and read for yourself I could make it easier and give the details if you like. Also I never said my black bin was full of wasted food, other things can go in them as well that are not able to be recycled in the other two bins.
Can I borrow your car then Marco?
[quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]atlas123[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]my belief[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Not everyone has time on their hands to grow their own as they have other more important commitments, for example not every job is 9-5, and my kids require several appointments due to having learning difficulties, plus I'm pregnant and require extra appointments due to problems and physio due to a work related injury to my back. Neither me or my partner drive and not every neighbour is willing to help out. If we are paying council tax then we should be getting the service we pay for. I highlighted your quote so I could highlight that not everyone is in the same situation as you, and to label people lazy when you don't know their situations is un called for.[/p][/quote]Some children are allergic to certain nappy brands, like terry's. Kids will only eat until hungry so food going to waste at some point is inevitable. Utter tosh, My mother put Lunch on the table ( and still does ) at 12noon and tea was serverd at 6pm. It was one meal, not one thing for each of the kids, another for the adults, fussy eaters were not tolerated. As kids my siblings and at food when it was served as we knew that all we was getting, until perhaps a piece of toast before bed. We are all perfectly well formed adults, who will all eat pretty much anything now and so do our own kids.[/p][/quote]My kids have routine and are not fussy eaters (current youngest lactose intolerance issues so not fussy its health), never said we ate seperate, I make sure we eat as a family and so does my childcare if we arent home. But again not every kid eats all their food (oldest is four just to clarify), some kids eat what they want and some are messy eaters not every child develops the same mentally (my first comment included learning difficulties if you re read it) So you never heard of allergy to a material or nappy brand, again, google it and read for yourself I could make it easier and give the details if you like. Also I never said my black bin was full of wasted food, other things can go in them as well that are not able to be recycled in the other two bins.[/p][/quote]Can I borrow your car then Marco? johnnyjackson
  • Score: 0

12:17pm Tue 22 Jul 14

#chris says...

Bolton council don't give a monkeys. Doesn't matter if you're elderly, disabled, with or without kids. They say to make use of your recycle bins but they won't get collected if we fill them up with normal household rubbish. I've been told by some woman at Bolton Council to take the extra to the tip or keep it at home! Lovely customer service, Not! People have already started flytipping in my area and its only going to get worse. Bolton council need to pull their finger out and do what's right for once. Organise a one off collection and make sure people know about it before it happens.
Bolton council don't give a monkeys. Doesn't matter if you're elderly, disabled, with or without kids. They say to make use of your recycle bins but they won't get collected if we fill them up with normal household rubbish. I've been told by some woman at Bolton Council to take the extra to the tip or keep it at home! Lovely customer service, Not! People have already started flytipping in my area and its only going to get worse. Bolton council need to pull their finger out and do what's right for once. Organise a one off collection and make sure people know about it before it happens. #chris
  • Score: 2

12:47pm Tue 22 Jul 14

ReginaldLong says...

marco999 wrote:
There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.
This is well and good but what do we pay our council tax for? Firemen on strike due to not getting enough money from Councils, Police force constantly being cut back, where does our council tax go?

People have a right to be angry and most of us don't have the time for all that you said.
[quote][p][bold]marco999[/bold] wrote: There are four of us in this house and we only need our grey bin emptying once a month. This is because we are careful to recycle as much as possible because we feel that we have a responsibility to leave as little rubbish as possible on this earth. People moan about the council and the state of the back streets - well do something about it. Get your neighbours together and arrange a trip to the tip between you. Educate yourselves on recycling and look at the many simple ways there are to reduce the amount of rubbish you create. People moan that they have children and a bin full of nappies - how long do you think it takes for a disposable nappy to biodegrade? Why not go back to using terry nappies that can be reused time and time again with little or no impact on the earth? Look at ways you can use food without wasting it. Grow your own salad leaves on the windowsill and only use what you need, much healthier and cheaper and much less waste! There are loads and loads of ways you can help yourselves if you’re prepared to make a few changes, there are recycling websites and leaflets in the library to guide you. It’s easy to create much less waste if you weren’t all so **** lazy and always looking for someone else to blame for your problems.[/p][/quote]This is well and good but what do we pay our council tax for? Firemen on strike due to not getting enough money from Councils, Police force constantly being cut back, where does our council tax go? People have a right to be angry and most of us don't have the time for all that you said. ReginaldLong
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