wheelie-bin

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wheelie-bin

[ˈwɪːlɪˌbɪn] n (Brit) → bidone m (della spazzatura) a rotelle
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Last time the council's excuse was that the new wheelie-bin friendly wagon had broken down (if it had then it made a quick recovery because the crew was sneaking round here on Sunday morning early, trying to catch us all asleep and pick up a crafty bonus for Sunday working).
The most bizarre aspect of this is that I regularly get my household refuse collected, even though I don't put the wheelie-bin out (the binman comes to the house and retrieves the bag out of the bin).
The county's new arson reduction manager, Ian Tonner, says that over the past few months there has been a significant increase in wheelie-bin blazes in the borough.
He said: "Wheelie-bin fires can be stopped but not without the assistance of local residents.
CONCERNS which first surfaced in Caerphilly have formed the basis of a nationwide guide for a burgeoning wheelie-bin washing industry.
The university has now produced a guide to best practice to help anyone directly or indirectly involved in the wheelie-bin washing business and the information looks set to be used as a benchmark throughout the country.
This guide aims to assist anyone directly or indirectly involved in the wheelie-bin washing industry in understanding what is considered good practice in carrying out the work.
An increasing number of people have begun to take an interest in the activities of wheelie-bin cleaners.
DC Ed Fahy, of Stoney Stanton Road police, said: "The unique thing about this is they have used a wheelie-bin stolen from another address to transport the goods."
He urged anyone whose wheelie-bin had gone missing to contact police as they would investigate if they had subsequently been used in crime.
FIRE chiefs have predicted a wheelie-bin crisis in the Grove Farm area of Nuneaton after young vandals set light to 50 of them.
A spokesman for Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council confirmed that they had received reports of missing wheelie-bins in the area but insisted it was not a plague centred on bonfire night and that they would expect to lose between 10 and 12 on a normal week.