On camera to explain bin collection delays

The Dacorum Borough Council YouTube video, fronted by communications worker Madeleine Taggart-Smith gives eight reasons while the 26 tonne refuse trucks cannot navigate ungritted side-roads in wintery weather.

The Dacorum Borough Council YouTube video, fronted by communications worker Madeleine Taggart-Smith gives eight reasons while the 26 tonne refuse trucks cannot navigate ungritted side-roads in wintery weather.

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A video explaining why council refuse workers sometimes cannot collect bins when temperatures plummet has been made to get the message across to householders.

The Dacorum Borough Council YouTube video, fronted by communications worker Madeleine Taggart-Smith, gives eight reasons why the 26 tonne refuse trucks cannot navigate ungritted side-roads in the worst of the wintery weather.

She reveals that if the driver does manage to get his vehicle up a slippery side road, workers then have the challenge of moving the wheelie bins – each weighing up to 15 stone – on icy and treacherous pavements.

 

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