Posts Tagged ‘waste management’

A deep dive into wheelie bin lid colours

One might think the colours of wheelie bin lids would be a simple matter – but it isn’t – something that I discovered when I paid a visit to a mate in the City of Wyndham. Taking out the rubbish in Wyndham Red for rubbish and yellow for recycling? Nope! In the Wyndham their rubbish […]

On the streets of Sunshine

The sun goes down on Sunshine. Grasslands. Cricket grounds. Smashed beer and wine bottles. Discarded nangs. Dumped shopping trolleys. Filled with rubbish. But the graffiti has a message. Fighting for a Free West Papua. A footnote on the silos The Sunshine Barley terminal was completed between 1965 and 1977, with a total capacity 64,000 tonnes […]

Road trains carting rubbish across Melbourne

Last week the Monash Freeway was closed for hours thanks to a crash between two massive trucks and four cars, that thankfully resulted in no serious injuries. But for me the interesting part was the truck stuck in the middle of the pile-up – a massive A-double truck operated by Cleanaway. A crash involving two […]

MIA – rubbish bins at Melbourne’s stations

Back in September 2014 Public Transport Victoria removed rubbish bins from Melbourne’s railway stations due to the “increased terror alert level”. So where has all of the rubbish ended up?

Rubbish bins also removed from Flagstaff station

Big wheelie bin, little wheelie bin

Bin night was last night, and out in the suburbs we have three wheelie bins still out on the kerb – each a different size.

Wheelie bins: big, bigger and biggest