Out with the old!
OK, quite possibly I may be one of the last people in Blantyre to bin….my BIN! Whilst tidying up the garden, getting ready for the rest of Winter, I decided it was time to bin this old, metal cage bin, which I’m sure many Blantyre residents will remember. They opened on hinges, a lot of messing around with bin bags, nightmare for leaks and ashes and don’t even get me started on people burning the rubber lids!
To be fair, this bin was in my garden when I moved in, and I brought my modern wheelie bin with me. A little piece of trivia for you…..Wheelie Bins were introduced to Blantyre on 25th September 1989.
Who can remember the old cages? On social media, many of you did!
Anne Irvine They were actually used with paper bin bags !!!!! Remember only too well, cause the neighbours dog was always bursting them….grrrrrrr haha
Trisha Mcginty My bin like this was emptyed on a Friday, my mum had 2 wait 4 the coal fires ashes 2 cool down b4 she put them in the bin? Xx