Workmen assembling bins in Stall Street, c.1960s
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In a publicity stunt that seems incredibly familiar, bins are displayed to illustrate the amount of litter placed in bins as well as collected by hand sweepers. The labour cost was å£9 a week, part of an annual cost of street cleansing of å£50,350 or an extra 3.5 pence on the rates.
Chronicle X PA546
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