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Please stop locking our recycling bins

Reported via iOS in the Littering category anonymously at 14:51, Wed 27 October 2021

Sent to Hackney Council less than a minute later

Hi, our estate recycling bins usually have the top lids unlocked with makes them practical to use with a bag / box of recycling carried from an individual flat. Unfortunately they seem to have recently been locked - only allowing a narrow slit to be used, this makes recycling take much longer and often causes small items to fall around the place, causing litter. It also discourages recycling entirely, by making it more inconvenient compared to simply using our communal rubbish bins. Would it be possible please to unlock our recycling bin lids? If you are the wrong department, could you please pass it on to the right one? I was unsure whether this would come under waste or estates. Many thanks

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  • Hi,

    Thank you for your report related to Littering & Cleanliness. We aim to resolve reports like this within 24 hours.

    Thank you
    Hackney Council

    Posted by Hackney Council at 14:51, Wed 27 October 2021

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