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Warning to help prevent waste bin deaths

Homeless people are being warned about the dangers of sheltering in commercial bins, following the deaths of three people in the past year – two who were sleeping rough – whose bodies were discovered at waste depots.

Anecdotal reports from the waste management and recycling industry also suggest there have been many occasions where people have been discovered alive in bins prior to, or during, them being emptied.

View press release ‘Warning to help prevent waste bin deaths’