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  • "If you read te report properly Rob you would see that no wheelie bins are being replaced. The recycling boxes are being replaced. Many of these are old and in poor condition.

    Residents will have the choice of keeping the boxes to use for I stance as Farage or loft storage, or putting out for recycling.

    The financial situation has been openly stated in a number of council reports available on the Three Rivers web site."
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Changes to recycling bins rolled out this month

Changes to recycling bins rolled out this month

Changes to recycling bins rolled out this month

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Reporter

The recycling service is changing in Three Rivers as wheeled bins are delivered to homes across the district this month.

Throughout June, council staff will be rolling out the new black recycling bins,  topped with a green lid.

Residents are asked not to use the bins until the week beginning June 30 and to continue using the boxes until then.

This wheeled bin will be emptied weekly.

The new bins will be able to accept the same recycling currently placed out in the boxes, plus foil and cardboard. Cardboard should no longer be placed in the brown bin.

The council is no longer able to accept plastic bags or soft plastic films. Residents are asked to place these items in their refuse bin.

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