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Bins not fit for purpose

Reported via Android in the Rubbish (refuse and recycling) category anonymously at 12:52, Thursday 29 October 2020

Sent to Sheffield City Council less than a minute later

It is well known and frequently publicised that there is a rodent infestation in this area of Sheffield. This morning (bin day) I witnessed over 30 bins with holes bitten through the sides, edges and lids, in less that 100 metres walking on only 1 side of the road. I have more photos if required that show the variatuon in access points. Many had holes in this same location - an obvious weak spot that the rats have learnt!

The prevalence of inadequate bins need urgent review and attention by sheffield city council and veolia, if the vermin are to be discouraged from peoples gardens.

If people can't store their rubbish securely and maintain hygiene levels for themselves and their children, how is the wider issue going to even start being managed.

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  • Essential urgent replacement required

    Posted anonymously at 17:36, Saturday 31 October 2020

  • Veolia have informed me that each and every resident has to call and pay for a new bin to be supplied. This is unreasonable and unacceptable as it impacts so many thousands of people in this densely populated area.

    My complaint has been forwarded to Sheffield City Council for further review, but no response has yet been received

    Posted anonymously at 13:27, Thursday 26 November 2020
    Still open, via questionnaire

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