Peterborough Council says more than 2,000 bins – worth ?30 each – have disappeared. And 1 has turned up in Bulgaria ..
Peterborough Council has spent more than ?75,000 replacing stolen wheelie bins (worth ?30 each) in the past year said one had turned up in Bulgaria.
And officials in East Angliasay they?can prove?they own?the bin found in eastern Europe.
A spokesman said: “One 240-litre green recycling bin clearly stamped with the city council’s name was even spotted in a residential area near the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach in Bulgaria.
“This is the most outrageous example of theft of a wheeled bin we have come across.”