Concern over bins

I am responding to the letter from Councillor Milton Mckenzie on 25th February 2009. Has no one thought of how dirty and nasty these bins are going to be kept with the council no longer supplying black bags? People will have the extra task of cleaning ou

I am responding to the letter from Councillor Milton Mckenzie on 25th February 2009.

Has no one thought of how dirty and nasty these bins are going to be kept with the council no longer supplying black bags?

People will have the extra task of cleaning out any remains, not just of their rubbish but that of any passers by who choose to use it as a litter bin, or worse still a bonfire. A cigarette end is all it would take!

It is not just disabled people that will find it hard to handle these dustbins. You only need to be small to realise how difficult it is to get to the bottom of these bins.

The Leftley Estate has large houses with large front gardens/driveways with plenty of room for bins, but our front garden and pathway are very small and there is no room for them.

I don't want them outside my living room window, especially not during the summer months with flies etc!

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I know people in Dagenham who are also concerned. They have a walled front garden with a lawn behind it, so where are their bins to go, and how are they going to get the bin out each week without causing damage to plants?

As normal, we were not consulted. This policy claims everyone's house is the same and have the same needs, but honestly this is not the case.

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