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Topic # 114567 23-Feb-2013 18:00 Send private message

Sorry about the rant....however has anyone experienced this.

So I hired a budget bin as I had lots of things to throw away.

The bin arrived on a Friday so I waited till Sunday and threw most of things away and it was 3/4 full since I had another 1 week I thought I will do the rest later.

Now during this week I see there is random junk that is appearing in my bin. They sure as hell don't belong to me. 

So someone at night is coming and throwing there rubbish into my bin. Seems to be a new thing everyday I wake up.

So far they have thrown:
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3 x CRT monitors
1 x Bag or what looks to be dog food
3 x Box's of what looks to be medicine for the liver
1 x Broken table
1 x Bag of polystyrene

I mean seriously when did it become acceptable for people to do this? Makes me angry something which I paid for and I can't put all my things in now because the space I need is taken up. 

I mean he/she could have at least asked me first if they had some things to throw away. I wouldn't have minded if they asked me & or I didn't have much to throw. However in this case I did and its just the principle, that its okay to use other people bins and put your rubbish.

Now I am seriously thinking of investing in some camera's to catch the people that are doing this. I mean who do you contact about this, with out any information as to who is doing this.











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  Reply # 768240 23-Feb-2013 18:15 Send private message

sad statement of society nowadays, it would annoy me as well.

Used to get this with works bins so got one with lockable lid (smaller one) which fixed it. One time they included household rubbish with power bill so I took it to their place and dumped at front door, they were home but didn't come out as i had a couple of rather large PI boys helping me




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  Reply # 768251 23-Feb-2013 18:47 Send private message

lol... he wants to set up cctv to catch someone dumping rubbish...

mate, get a reality check...  no one will care.

Try investing in a cover for your bin, stock pile your crap, fill your bin in one day and have it collected same day.

You're dreaming if you think Police will even bother to look at your tape...

...now scream past an officer on the side of the road with his speed gun going, at 55kmph and you'll get all the attention you want.

You're on your own.


You could of course just post your video on YouTube and facebook your story.  People always love this stuff and it's great for a rant.




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  Reply # 768258 23-Feb-2013 19:07 Send private message

Not different from people who take the shopping carts from supermarkets, with a single bag inside, and take all the way to their homes five blocks away, then leave on the streets.

There's an idiot around here that takes then four blocks from Countdown and leave outside their driveway. One day I counted four carts there.






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  Reply # 768259 23-Feb-2013 19:08 Send private message

DonGould: lol... he wants to set up cctv to catch someone dumping rubbish...

mate, get a reality check...  no one will care.

Try investing in a cover for your bin, stock pile your crap, fill your bin in one day and have it collected same day.

You're dreaming if you think Police will even bother to look at your tape...

...now scream past an officer on the side of the road with his speed gun going, at 55kmph and you'll get all the attention you want.

You're on your own.


You could of course just post your video on YouTube and facebook your story.  People always love this stuff and it's great for a rant.


Do you know what a budget bin is? How the hell are you mean to get a cover for it?

Just to educate you here is a link: http://www.budgetbins.co.nz/Pages/display/16

What am I mean to get some drills and bolt a metal lid to it? You get real.

You can't really get a cover for that. Also the tape is so that I know who it is its not for the police. So next time I can take there rubbish back to them. If I had the time like you yes I would do it all in one day however I don't.

Also the question was has this happened to anyone before. Obviously your comments are just to mock and not to help.

Thanks though feel much better now, I bet your the sort of person that would do the above.







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  Reply # 768260 23-Feb-2013 19:11 Send private message

Oriphix: Thanks though feel much better now, I bet your the sort of person that would do the above.


Whooaaa. Wait there. DongG did not attack you in any way and his comments were about police not worrying about this kind of minor transgression (would it even be one?)...

Your comment on the other side IS a personal attack.

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  Reply # 768262 23-Feb-2013 19:17 Send private message

freitasm:
Oriphix: Thanks though feel much better now, I bet your the sort of person that would do the above.


Whooaaa. Wait there. DongG didn't not attack you in any way and his comments were about police not worrying about this kind of minor transgression (would it even be one?)...

Your comment on the other side IS a personal attack.

I am reseting the FUG so you can read it before accepting. This is a warning. 




Yea apologies its just the way he said he comments kind of pissed me off. I guess him saying get a reality check isn't really a insult *sigh* 

Not to mention his name is DonG you slept it DongG.

Please close this thread







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  Reply # 768265 23-Feb-2013 19:25 Send private message

freitasm:
Oriphix: Thanks though feel much better now, I bet your the sort of person that would do the above.


Whooaaa. Wait there. DongG didn't not attack you in any way and his comments were about police not worrying about this kind of minor transgression (would it even be one?)...

Your comment on the other side IS a personal attack.

I am reseting the FUG so you can read it before accepting. This is a warning. 




Actually let's be very fair here.

I will accept that my comments could be misread by the OP and I apologies.

freitasm is correct though, my comment really was centred at the fact that while police should actually help do something about this sort of stuff they just don't give a stuff.

With respect to covering the bin, I was well aware of what size it was and was thinking in terms of a big tarp.

I very much agree that you simply shouldn't have to go to these lengths to protect your rights.

The offending neighbour needs a bit of a whack round the ears.

I'd personally like to see police pick the guy up, give him a night in the cells and see the judge in the late afternoon.

Edit:  MF closed the thread, I asked for an unlock so I could drop the comment in with an applogy, I could have worded my comment better and shot from the hip without considering the ops feelings that well, and as a result just inflamed the discussion to a point of personal attacks.








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  Reply # 768291 23-Feb-2013 20:51 Send private message

Tarp over the bin was enough at a friends place that had an issue with people coming onto his driveway and putting things into their skip.




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  Reply # 768306 23-Feb-2013 21:10 Send private message

DonGould: lol... he wants to set up cctv to catch someone dumping rubbish...

mate, get a reality check...  no one will care.

Try investing in a cover for your bin, stock pile your crap, fill your bin in one day and have it collected same day.

You're dreaming if you think Police will even bother to look at your tape...

...now scream past an officer on the side of the road with his speed gun going, at 55kmph and you'll get all the attention you want.

You're on your own.


You could of course just post your video on YouTube and facebook your story.  People always love this stuff and it's great for a rant.



I will have to agree with Don on this one. Yes it's a pain that someone is dumping crap into your bin (we had a whole bag of dirty nappies thrown in one time) But if it's there for 3 days it gives people more time to dump and run. Best thing early morning delivery collect in the evening. 




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  Reply # 768310 23-Feb-2013 21:28 Send private message

My parents had a similar issue, ironically they had as much stuff taken out of their bin as was snuck in. I had an old engine that was binned, somebody went to the trouble of taking the head off it and leaving the block, the next night someone else came and took the block. The engine was a mid 90's Toyota twin cam 20 valve jobbie so not the simplist of tasks to do on the side of a sloped street under the cover of darkness.

To the OP you might just find the culprits turn out to be your neighbours also.

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  Reply # 768327 23-Feb-2013 22:06 Send private message

You should complain to the bin people about this, as they should probably provide some solution, such as a removable ply lid or tarp or something. There are large bins you can get with lockable plastic lids, but they are not the traditional old skip type, and maybe more expensive to hire. But it is false economy to buy a budget bin, and then have your neighbours filling it up with their rubbish without asking. I am sure it is very common, and seems to be a kiwi thing to do. It is just as common to see people going through skips taking things out !
I have had several neighbours stick their rubbish bags in my wheelie bin, as I had left it slightly empty to add stuff to it in the morning. I saw who they were, and they even had addressed mail in their bags so I took them out and left it outside their gate. Didn't happen again.

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  Reply # 768338 23-Feb-2013 22:35 Send private message

If they throw other trash in there, look for letters with names and addresses...

Ha looks like MattwNZ is on the case with that one too.

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  Reply # 768406 24-Feb-2013 09:21 Send private message

How far inside your property was the bin located?

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  Reply # 768413 24-Feb-2013 09:55 Send private message

Ring your local council. It is classed as littering. We have this happen at work with a lockable bin. People dump stuff on top or besides it. We go through it for an address. Dump on their lawn or ring the council.

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  Reply # 768418 24-Feb-2013 10:03 Send private message

When I had 2 new homes built next door the builders had a large skip for all their rubbish. This used to get filled with other peoples rubbish as it was visible from the street. People even put rubbish in it during the day. There was one vehicle that cruised around that tried to dump ribbish in it but eventually left when they realised I was watching.

That's human nature for you. They're too lazy to bring it to the tip and pay tip fees - though I believe that the tip fees are too high encouraging illegal dumping.

When I pointed out the problem to the builder saying that the skip had old TVs, tables and other non builders rubbish he said that it happens all the time. We had to pay for the number of bins used so I guess the builder didn't care too much.

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