Houses with 6 recycling bins

A new recycling scheme is causing some confusion in Kent. Homeowners in Whitstable now have six different types of dustbin to take away different types on waste.

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Confusion in town where homes have six bins each

A new recycling scheme is causing some confusion in Kent. Homeowners in Whitstable now have six different types of dustbin to take away their waste.

The high number of bins is part of a recycling initiative. Although collections take place on Tuesday, different materials are emptied each week.

The local authority said it is trying to stop useful waste that can be recycled being sent to landfill sites. However the new way of doing things is causing some confusion for residents.

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