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dustcart

a road vehicle for collecting domestic refuse
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Opposition Conservative leader Robert Alden says the council has failed to buy cleaner vehicles in recent years, and that pollution was already a concern when the council bought new dustcarts for the introduction of wheelie bins in 2013.
Steve, a gardener, says: "People think I have a strange hobby but nothing comes close to the thrill of riding in a dustcart."
And why did the "safety reasons" which grounded dustcarts not prevent being a ambulances, petrol tankers or supermarket delivery trucks from getting through?
One way of minimising the inconvenience caused by dustcarts would be to operate them at times that avoid the worst traffic congestion.
On the day, the city's dustcarts mustered in Sophia Gardens then, loaded with waving children decked out in their Sunday best, plodded slowly along, at the rear of the parade, to the City Hall where they were reviewed by his worship the Lord Mayor.
The devices, about the size of a penny, are placed in the lip of the bin and can be scanned as it is tipped into a dustcart. Some dustcarts contain weighing equipment which can then link this information to the amount of rubbish collected from each owner.
Six French towns are to have buses, dustcarts, cars and supply vehicles running on natural gas under a two-year pilot project.
It quickly established as a provider of chassis for municipal vehicles such as dustcarts and road sweepers.
has now launched an advertising campaign, including messages on dustcarts and binbags, giving tips on how to tackle junk e-mails.
His books to date include five in the Ian Allan publishing: An Illustrated History of series (Excavators 1995 & 2000, Cranes 1997 & 2000, Fork Lift Trucks 2000, Dustcarts 2000 and Road Tankers 2001).
The dustmen had promised to carry out a minimum service, and four of the island's seven dustcarts left the depot in Ibiza Town escorted by police yesterday.
But council bosses have now been accused of "caving in" to the demands of the Unite union after it agreed to retain supervisor roles on dustcarts.