Cornwall Bin Collections

Cornwall Council has received more than 7 thousand complaints about missed bin collections in the last week, as rubbish piles up in a dispute over a new waste contract.

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Cornwall bin crisis: council apologises

Waste collection chiefs have apologised to callers who have been unable to get through on a helpline for missed rubbish collections in Cornwall.

Householders have been phoning Cornwall Council with more than a thousand calls a day about collection problems.

More than 250,000 households have been affected by the changes to collections with some homes reporting their waste hasn't been collected since the changes were introduced.

Cornwall Bin Collections: Full Report

Jonathan Gibson reports on the thousands of people in Cornwall who say they've been left with rubbish piling up outside their homes after bin collections were missed.

Cornwall Council says it's received 7 thousand complaints since Cory Environmental took over the contract for rubbish collections.

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