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How often should our bins be collected?

11 June 2011 Last updated at 23:08 BST

Could the government be about to return to weekly rubbish collections?

One senior Whitehall insider has told the BBC that ministers remain "committed" to the idea - after reports that it was about to be scrapped. Over half of all local authorities in England now collect some form of waste every fortnight.

BBC local government correspondent Mike Sergeant reports.