Category Archives: Oxford recycling

Tanner talks rubbish again in Oxford

Gordon Brown’s big Labour conference speech was described simultaneously (and by the same people) as absolutely awful and the best he has ever made. A group of viewers were given devices which allowed them to record their reactions to the … Continue reading

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Excess plastics taken away next time

I wrote a while ago (Just empty the f***ing bins) about a bag full of plastic bottles whch I had left propped up against the blue plastics collection box because I had not had time to drive them to the … Continue reading

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Rubbish talk from John Tanner

A photograph in the Oxford Times shows Labour Group councillor John Tanner surrounded by heaps of the green and blue boxes and wheelie bins into which we now sort our rubbish. I assumed that the story was about storing the … Continue reading

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Just empty the f***ing bins

What can we do when Oxford City Council officers refuse to collect the plastic which won’t fit into our blue boxes? Stop drinking milk? Like many others in Oxford, I make a trip to the tip every so often to … Continue reading

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Fish-heads for Fooks not fair

It seemed more than a little unfair of Dom Joly to pursue Councillor Jean Fooks round Oxford Town Hall with a box of rotting fish on his television programme The Complainers last week. Mrs Fooks is the executant of a … Continue reading

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A rat in an Oxford street

I nearly tripped over a rat in Walton Street this evening as I walked back late from the station. He did not look on top form, as if he had gorged too well on the rubbish which Oxford City Council … Continue reading

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Queuing at the council tip

The recent “improvement” to Oxford City Council’s kerbside rubbish collection means that we have to go to the tip more often than we used to. As well as leaving us with our fish bones for a fortnight, they operate a … Continue reading

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