posted on Feb, 20 2005 @ 10:57 AM
I live in one of the boroughs in London that is to issue rthese 'smartbins'. The council polled the public about whether they wanted standard wheely
bins or not; which in most people i know is a definite no. They then said that they were introducing the bins, at a cost of several million , and
spending an extra few milion microchipping the bins. This is so if your household produces what seems like too much rubbish for it , they come and
investigate you to see if you're recycling enough. Oh, what it is to have a liberal council (they're supposed to be labour, not fascists). The
recycling service the council started is poor too.
The council is also trying to introduce a special
, a single card which serves as an
, library card, council swimming pool and leisure service
card and holds your photo and other information.
I for one don't want all these services integrated on one card, or snooping wheely bins. If this was the USA the civil liberties chaps would be