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Councils could 'reinstate' weekly black bin collections

Local authorities could be legally forced to empty black bins every week if the Tories win next year’s general election, according to The Sunday Telegraph.

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Councils to meet 'minimum standard' on bin collections

The UK Government will continue to standing up for hard working people who deserve a decent bin service, the Communities Secretary has said, as plans to bring back weekly bin collections have emerged. Eric Pickles told The Sunday Telegraph:

One option being considered by the Conservatives is the introduction of a minimum service standard, which would reinstate the previous legal requirement for councils to collect rubbish weekly.

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