BINMAGEDDON!: Council rolls back on costly bins roll-out

Inside Croydon

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, on the latest twist in #CroydonBinChaos

Contractors rolling out 200,000 wheelie bins around the borough. But now they’ve been sent out to take back the unwanted bins from some chosen areas

All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others

Just as “Binmageddon” made it into the headlines of BBC London’s radio coverage this morning (including a particularly impressive interview given by Inside Croydon’s loyal reader Arno Rabinowitz), the council’s conduct has gone fully Orwellian.

Addiscombe West’s councillors with Stuart Collins (right) at the time of the announcement of the roll-back of the bins roll-out

The mass roll-out of 200,000 wheelie bins across the borough is being rolled back – but only for some residents in select areas.

Similar appeals for the council to reconsider the new three-wheelie-bins-for-all-households blanket policy from a councillor in another blighted ward nearby, apparently with houses…

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