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How do you give a christmas tip to the bin men

(7 Posts)
RainbowLoom Thu 11-Dec-14 07:52:00

If I want to give the bin men a Christmas tip/gift, other than running out when they arrive, which is pretty unpractical as I can't wait in all day, is there another way it can be done?

senua Sun 14-Dec-14 18:06:14

When they used to come to the house to collect the bin then I would leave the money inside a card-in-an-envelope, sellotaped to the bin. Now that I have to do the work - i.e. take the wheelie bin down to the kerbside - I don't tip any more.

SolomanDaisy Sun 14-Dec-14 18:08:37

Lots of people leave beer/whisky etc. behind the bin.

RainbowLoom Thu 18-Dec-14 10:03:50

Thanks...then realised there are if course three pick ups for food, for recycle and for landfill...all left on pavement. I think it's probably a

RainbowLoom Thu 18-Dec-14 10:04:39

Oops..posted too soon! Anyway think I'll skip the tip this year!!

Pyjamaface Thu 18-Dec-14 10:13:58

DS will run out and give them a tin of chocs/biscuits/whatever I buy.

If he doesn't then they will knock on the door because they always buy a selection box or similar for DS.

I love our bin men grin

RainbowLoom Thu 18-Dec-14 18:56:55

Pjface...sounds like your bin men deserve a tip! grin

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