Wheelie Bins

Direct2U Wheelie Bins ~ for all your needs

Could you really live without them? Admittedly wheelie bins are not the most luxurious or glamorous of items. But they serve a vital purpose, and we should give them more credit. They are truly the unsung heroes of our everyday lives. So, what are they constructed of, and why are Direct2U wheelie bins’ so long-lasting and dependable? Let us tell you about it! Great for strong weather conditions. Our TUFF Wheelie Bins are made from Polyethylene (EU standards EN840). This means that it is ideal for outdoor use and exceptionally resistant to cracks, dents and bends. Allowing it to withstand… Read more

Wheelie Bins: Frequently Asked Questions

Wheelie Bin FAQ Featured

Wheelie bins, love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re here to stay (at least for a short while). In this blog post, we aim to answer your most frequently asked questions, as well as a few interesting facts about our two-wheeled wheelie bins. What are wheelie bins made of? Wheelie Bins are made of polyethylene, a robust plastic material that can withstand harsh elements such as acids, alkalis, fungi & bacteria. Polyethylene is also the perfect material for the British weather as it resists cracks, dents & bending. This is highly desirable during the windy seasons when wheelie bins are knocked… Read more

Underground Bins: The End for Wheelie Bins?

Underground Bins: The End for Wheelie Bins?

A new system for collecting waste & recycling is on the horizon, and Cambridge is the first one that has taken a step towards that future! The north-west Cambridge development decided to take on an ambitious project: 450 Underground Bins across 155 sites in Cambridge. The new project aims to serve residential homes for universities, commercial & community facilities. When completed in the next decade, this system will eliminate the need for 9000 wheelie bins in the district of Eddington alone. Could this mean this end of wheelie bins? Origins of the Wheelie Bin Wheelie Bins have been part of… Read more

Litter Bins ‘Go Large’ at Sea Fronts

Litter Bins Go Large

Beach Clean Up Operation Lytham & St. Anne’s sea front have supersized their wheelie bins in hopes to encourage the public to dispose of their litter correctly. The local councils are constantly fighting the battle to reduce the amount of litter on the beach; as well as emptying the existing bins quick enough for the volume of people using them. “Everyone has a responsibility to clean up after themselves, and we appreciate that in the height of the summer the bins fill up quicker then we can empty them” The larger capacity bins will provide more space for litter although… Read more