TOP 10 STRANGEST THINGS PEOPLE THROW AWAY BY HIPPOWASTE™
If you’re having a spring clean this weekend and are clearing out your loft or garage, you might want to double check exactly what you are throwing away!
A live tortoise, an old mattress stuffed with £5,000, an entire 25 year collection of The Beano and a suitcase full of human skulls are just some of the weird and wonderful items that have ended up in our bins according to a new survey on what people throw away.
National waste management firm HIPPOWASTE™, operators of the HIPPOBAG™, surveyed 100 waste transfer stations and household tips across the country to find the top 10 strangest things people throw away.
The top 10 were:
2. An entire collection of The Beano spanning 25 years
6. An entire man’s wardrobe including golf clubs thrown away by disgruntled wife who discovered he was having an affair
7. Contents of a police evidence bag for a court case
8. Top secret documents and blueprints for a British aircraft carrier
10. Travel agency takings of £200,000 that was thrown away in black bin liners and required a major recovery operation
Other items identified in the poll included false legs, passports, anti-aircraft shells, the entire Saturday takings of a major shopping centre, old coins from 1820 featuring Queen
“Waste and how much we throw away is a serious business in the
Source - http://www.hippowaste.co.uk