CROYDON COMMENTARY: Three months after the ‘changeover’ in rubbish contractor Veolia’s bin collection schedules, with new bins, smaller wheelies and recycling boxes which were supposed to be taken away, loyal reader KIRSTIE SMITH, right, has penned on open letter to the residents of Croydon
I’m sick to death of looking at our old recycling boxes.
I’ve now raised a complaint with the council after tweeting them to ask when they’d be collected and promised a date (it seems they’ve now deleted the tweet. Note to self: screen shot everything involving Croydon Council and Veolia in future).
Council promises to remove the recycling boxes it rendered redundant have yet to be fulfilled
I didn’t take our recycling boxes to the dump because, after originally saying that they would not remove the boxes, the council later – after a lot of public complaints about their failure to match their recycling words with their rubbish deeds – said that they would collect them.
Now, I can’t take them to the dump as I had an accident, am on crutches and cannot drive. Hubby doesn’t drive. Continue reading