Council to consider £320,000 investment in Worcester’s litter bins

Litter bin in New Road
A major programme of investment to improve litter bins across Worcester is to be considered by City Councillors. More than £320,000 will be spent across the next four years on replacing existing public bins with larger and better-designed ones, if the Environment Committee backs the plan when it meets on Tuesday 2 November. The proposals are in add...
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Going green to keep the city green

Street-scene-in-action-with-electric-grounds-maintenance-kit-left-to-right-Chris-Davis-Peter-Wright-Alex-Grochotov-Jacob-Newman Worcester City Council's street scene team in action with the new electric grounds maintenance equipment. Left to right: Chris Davis, Peter Wright, Alex Grochotov, Jacob Newman
Worcester City Council has bought its first set of electric grounds maintenance equipment as part of a continuing drive to reduce carbon emissions from its daily work to keep the city looking beautiful. The new electric gear includes hedge-trimmers and grass strimmers, all powered by batteries which the council workers wear strapped to their backs....
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Cleaner streets, economic recovery, major investment – Worcester City Council Leader sets out his priorities

Councillor Marc Bayliss, Leader of Worcester City Council
Having secured a Conservative majority at last month's election, Worcester City Council Leader Marc Bayliss is today setting out his priorities for the year ahead.Cleaner streets, support for the city's post-pandemic recovery, managing the investment of more than £40 million of Government funding in the city, tackling parking problems in residentia...
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Litter collection service goes greener, thanks to more recycling stations and solar-powered bins

Worcester City Council has introduced 20 eye-catching new recycling-on-the-go units and 22 solar-powered 'Smart' compaction bins to the city centre to increase the environmental sustainability and efficiency of its street litter collection service. The new facilities have replaced 54 smaller cast iron bins which have historically been used to colle...
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