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Smaller bins introduced as AWC rejected

A Hampshire council is introducing smaller 140L residual bins collected weekly after residents opposed alternate week collections (AWCs) of 240L bins.The scheme was put forward by Rushmoor Borough Council because some residents expressed concerns about AWCs, such as smelly bins and waste attracting vermin.Some sections of the tabloid press have accused the council of punishing residents for rejecting AWCs. However, the council said the smaller bins are part of ...