Discarded food waste has lain in grey bins in one Glasgow area for about two years, a meeting heard as a council officer faced complaints over collections. 

John Thorburn, chair of NG Homes board, told the Springburn and Robroyston Area Partnership about the problem, which he has reported to no avail.

A council official said contamination of the grey bins has led to them having to be permanently removed in some areas.

Thorburn said yesterday: “A particular problem around us is actually the grey bins. They haven’t been done for two years as you have stopped collecting them.

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