Solar power bins text when full

Solar powered bins are about to appear around Westminster which text refuse collectors when full.

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Bins that text 'help reduce greenhouse emissions'

Westminster City Council says the new bins will help cut fuel costs and greenhouse emissions as the number of collections is reduced.

This is an innovative pilot that has the potential to make real savings, both in costs and emissions. And by targeting collections we can prioritise bins to prevent any potential overflowing.

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