City officials told the newspaper there are an estimated 500,000 blue boxes
throughout the city.
Those chosen to receive the new bins have been checked at least twice and on both occasions did not present blue boxes
London's blue boxes
were owned by the Met - but a new ruling by the UK Patent Office has given trade mark rights to the BBC.
All of them first had opportunities to learn that they could dig up peanuts buried in four blue boxes
but not in four red boxes.
A stack of four wall-mounted blue boxes
inevitably reminds American viewers of Donald Judd's later stack pieces.
Famous for its little blue boxes
, Tiffany & Co.
They will also receive white bags for plastic bottles and cardboard in addition to their existing blue boxes
and bags, and green wheelie bins.
We are hopeful it will only be a temporary measure and that residents will continue to recycle waste in the normal way through their red and blue boxes
and compost garden waste and cardboard in their brown bin.
The blue boxes
were made famous as Dr Who's time machine The Tardis in the BBC science-fiction series.
From there, this brisk and engaging tale jumps back to the early 1970s, when Jobs and buddy Steve Wozniak were still at the University of California, Berkeley, dodging anti-war protests and playing with little blue boxes
that let them steal free long-distance phone service.
Going green at the office can be a neat-freak's nightmare with loaded blue boxes
cluttering the office, waste paper piled at the photocopier and dirty china or ceramic coffee mugs at every desk.
ONCE a fortnight I diligently put out our green and blue boxes
filled with paper and bottles respectfully, along with the household rubbish in the black plastic bags.