'You've got to be kidding!': Council slams resident for 'forest in a bin'
PUBLISHED: 10:22 13 September 2019 | UPDATED: 15:26 13 September 2019
A council has issued a reminder to householders about the appropriate use of their bins - after a "forest in a bin" was discovered during collection.
It comes after one resident left their bin open and overflowing with garden waste.
In a post to Facebook, East Suffolk Council said: "You've got to be kidding us, right?
"You know that thing about ensuring you can close the lid…
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"Please make sure the lid on your bin closes - otherwise we won't be able to collect it #gardenwaste #forestinabin #goodluckwiththat."
According to East Suffolk Council's website, only waste contained within the correct wheeled bin will be collected.
It says: "Excess waste that you cannot fit into your bin must be taken to a household waste recycling centre.
"Alternatively additional bins can be obtained for an annual fee.
"Recyclable materials can also be taken to a local recycling facility."
A council spokesman said: "We just wanted to highlight, in a lighthearted way, that in order to be collected bins need to have closed lids."