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Fri 30 Apr to Mon 03 May: Litter bins on The Green not emptied

Reported via desktop in the Parks and Greenspace category by Friends of Green Street Green Common at 08:33, Tuesday

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

Despite assurances from the Contract Manager that "For clarity presently we are emptying the bins and clearing litter from the paths and lawns daily which is in line with our contractual obligations" fly-tipped rubbish reported Fri 30 April - https://www.fixmystreet.com/ report/ 2700739 - remains uncollected, and open-top litter bins on The Green remain unemptied, late Mon 03 May. We have removed recyclable bottles and cans from the litter bins on a daily basis to reduce volume and avoid bins overflowing but this becomes increasingly difficult to recycle as recycling bins in Pinewood Drive were full to overflowing too. At the beginning of March we were asked to help with litter picking on The Green as idverde were struggling to cope. Will idverde be asking volunteers to empty litter bins too?

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:34, Tuesday

  • Thank you for clearing fly-tipped items and emptying one of the three open-top litter bins that have not been emptied since last Friday. The other two open-top litter bins are still in need of emptying - see photos.

    Posted by Friends of Green Street Green Common at 18:53, Tuesday

  • Our contractor has been notified to take the appropriate action.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 08:32, Wednesday

  • Appropriate action has been taken to resolve the issue.

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:28, Wednesday

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