Wheelie bins litter the towns

PUBLISHED: 16:58 13 August 2008 | UPDATED: 22:10 15 June 2010

I would like to congratulate EDDC on their new waste recycling scheme and say well done for a half-baked scheme that only recycles limited plastic bottles and no cardboard when other parts of the UK take most plastics and cardboard packaging! Top marks al

I would like to congratulate EDDC on their new waste recycling scheme and say well done for a half-baked scheme that only recycles limited plastic bottles and no cardboard when other parts of the UK take most plastics and cardboard packaging!Top marks also for wasting taxpayers money on the aesthetically awful wheelie bins that are now littering the streets of pilot towns and villages as many people have nowhere to hide them and so visually degrade the area seven days a week, instead of the humble bin bag on collection day - these bins are also hard for elderly people to manoeuvre and the now reduntant plastic dustbins that many people already own will have to go to landfill presumably?It is no surprise that EDDC left Sidmouth out of the pilot scheme as it does not want the bins littering the town's streets - and they will probably opt for the blue bag scheme that other areas of the UK use instead of these big ugly grey wheelie bins that have turned the pilot areas into waste slums! D SimpsonAxminster

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