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Because it's too risky in the house !Why do so many people burn rubbish in their garden?
I often do because it's far quicker than using a shredder.
Don't have a brown bin. But wouldn't put private and confidential correspondence in it even if I did, as it's for garden waste. Neither would I take it to the tip, for it to blow about all over the place.Yep, but you can also put it in a brown bin or take to the tip? perhaps that's why its happening more, people not wanting to pay the £35 a year for the brown bin.
The moron over the back of us, when we lived in Stafford, used to have massive fires quite often in his small back garden .
Don't know what he put on them each time to keep them burning , but used to last for hours.
Obviously right up the top end by our fence and used to smoke everyone out nearby. Had to rush & close the windows each time as the house soon filled with smoke.
I put a photo on here once , first time it happened I thought his house was on fire as couldn't see anything through the dense smoke outside my patio windows.
Pity him & his kids pissed up their house outside wall ( yes, that the type they were!) , instead of onto the flames.
Don't have a brown bin. But wouldn't put private and confidential correspondence in it even if I did, as it's for garden waste. Neither would I take it to the tip, for it to blow about all over the place.
Nice little fire disposes of it all securely thank you very much.
I do have a fireplace yes. But the incinerator at the bottom of the garden is much more efficient and doesn't heat the house up in the summer months.Do you not have a fireplace for that?
The flames on the fire behind us must have had some petrol or something on to get them going so quick , so high, and last so long. Would be blazing away for about over 5 hours or more .
How long does a petrol one usually last on a tank anyway?My other annoyance, but which is less often an issue is petrol power tools and the pollution they cause. A combination of oil and petrol, like that isn't going to output horrid pollution. I was over the chase last sunday and one of the people strimming near to the visitor centre was using a sturdy looking battery powered one, it was also very quiet other than the sound of the weeds being chopped up. My dogs didn't care at all, don't think they would have liked a petrol one though.
How long does a petrol one usually last on a tank anyway?
There are four-stroke strimmers available, which are rather more reliable and fuel-efficient than two-stroke ones, and without the smoky exhaust, plus being generally quieter. They will be a little heavier.
There are large electric strimmers, of the same sort of power, size, weight and layout as the engine-driven ones - much quieter and with less vibration - perfectly viable for a domestic situation with a mains power supply. The same applies to chainsaws.
There are also 'backpack-mounted' strimmers and hedge-cutters, where the engine is in a back-mounted frame, with a flexible drive to a (much lighter) 'business-end'. There would be somewhat less vibration from those. They are, of course, considerably more expensive and not really a domestic item.