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Weekly rubbish collections do not deter householders from recycling, says Gedling Borough Council

A Nottinghamshire-based council is switching from alternate weekly rubbish collections to weekly collections during the summer months as it found that weekly collections did not deter householders from recycling. Gedling Borough Council in Nottinghamshire replaced its fortnightly household waste collection to a weekly refuse collection during a trial period last summer, after residents complained that their bins had become smelly and infested with maggots during the warmer months. Portfolio .