Entries with tag solar powered bins .

Council considers £144K investment in ‘green’ litter bins

Councillors will consider purchasing 28 new bins for Worcester’s city centre – including a number of recycling bins and solar powered bins designed to hold more - when the Environment Committee meets on 29 January. In the summer the Council conducted a seven-week trial of “Big Belly” solar-powered compaction litter bins, which hold up to eight times more waste than standard bins. The...
Read More About Council considers £144K investment in ‘green’ litter bins »

Have your say on solar-powered bins for Worcester

Ten Big Belly litter bins, designed to hold more litter and keep out scavenging gulls, are currently being trialed on Worcester streets.  Now the City Council is asking residents for their views on the bins’ effectiveness, to help determine whether to invest in them permanently.  The bins open using a handle or a foot pedal, and are self-closing once litter has been deposited –...
Read More About Have your say on solar-powered bins for Worcester »