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Council only gave residents with 'genuine' need a bigger bin

Thu, 16 Feb 2023

By Emma Draper - Local Democracy Reporter
By Emma Draper - Local Democracy Reporter
A decision made by Douglas Council to give more than 100 households a bigger bin was made so everyone can ‘live’ with the scheme.
This comes after the council introduced a fortnightly bin collection service last year which led to several complaints from residents.
Despite the local authority saying it only received 164 requests for a household bin assessment, Councillor Falk Horning says they have always encouraged people who have had issues to get in touch.
He says the the council has only given residents with a ‘genuine’ need the extra capacity:


  • Horning Bins IV


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