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Littered street corner, attracting flies

Reported via mobile in the Overflowing Public Bin category anonymously at 08:38, Monday 23 May 2022

Sent to Hackney Council 2 days, 3 hours, 38 minutes later

Hi team, there isn’t a bin next to the residential properties at the Boundary Street / Old Nichol Street junction and hence, most households place their rubbish bags near the tree in the picture.
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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 08:38, Monday 23 May 2022

  • [...continued from original report description...] While the bags get collected, any overflowing rubbish especially those deposited by passerby visitors over the weekend, do not. In this particular instance, overflowing rubbish has remained under the tree for over a week now and is attracting flies, pests and a foul smell - so much so we’re unable to open the windows facing Boundary Street as flies tend to come into houses. Please could you help?

    Posted anonymously at 11:58, Wednesday 25 May 2022

  • State changed to: Action scheduled

    Updated by Hackney Council at 15:51, Wednesday 25 May 2022

  • Morning team, thank you for looking into the problem. This is quite persistent (latest photo from today) and the residents of 13 Boundary Street are having to clean up the surroundings on a daily basis as the streets are still not being cleaned - this is frankly now becoming a health issue. Is there a way a rubbish bin can be placed on this side of the street so the tree doesn’t become a litter box?

    Posted anonymously at 09:39, Saturday 28 May 2022

  • State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Updated by Hackney Council at 13:57, Monday 30 May 2022

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