Be careful what you place in your rubbish bin

People are going through the rubbish for goods to sell on Ebay

The issue has recently been promoted by Newcastle City Council.

Watch the video to hear Neil Parsons, a recycling wagon driver explain more about this issue.

Newcastle City Council is looking for ideas from residents on how to tackle the problems of rubbish and has recently set up the Newcastle Waste Commission to consider this issue. You can read more on the Newcastle Waste Commission website.

High West Jesmond Residents’ Association does not believe that the planned rollout of further communal bins are part of the answer. Damage caused by people searching through communal bins for goods to sell on Ebay illustrated in the film is just one issue associated with communal bins and High West Jesmond residents are strongly opposed to the introduction of communal bins.