AT one time households placed all their rubbish into bin bags and paid for their collection by local authority employees as part of their council tax. Now we have to spend time sorting out their rubbish, even having to wash some of it first, before placing it into up to five different containers.
These are then collected by private companies, who presumably sell on the ‘rubbish’ to make a profit. However we are still paying a portion of our council tax for this. As householders have now become unpaid skivvies for these companies as well as having to find room within their premises to store these containers, is there any reason why householders should not present the council with a bill for their labours and storage of the containers?
Name and address supplied