By John Smith •
Published: 25 Aug 2020 • 17:39
One of the many options
Credit: Antonio Garrido Zambrana Facebook
ALTHOUGH many large rubbish bins do have pedals to help you open, they aren’t always working or some (such as recycling containers) require you to lift a lid.
There are a number of examples appearing on social media where people have decided to be helpful and prop the lids open so that your hands are protected against any virus that might exist.
It may not be very attractive or artistic but certainly confronts a potential problem of hygiene, provided that the bins aren’t for general waste including food as that could attracts rats and other undesirables.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development.
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