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Waste auction after toilet shock
Laurence Collyer with the rubbish outside his house
Mr Collyer wants the council to find a permanent solution
A couple have become so angry with rubbish being dumped on their doorstep, they are selling it on eBay.

Laurence Collyer and Laura Babb said they have found everything from TVs to used toilets left outside their house in Plumstead, south-east London.

They have not had offers for the junk, which is on for a starting price of 1, but the couple hope their action will make Greenwich Council act.

The council said it apologised if the rubbish has been overlooked.

We've had TVs, old mattresses, household rubbish, chemical containers, gardening waste, used nappies - which are particularly gross - and, the piece de resistance, a used toilet
Laurence Collyer

Mr Collyer, 25, said the rubbish has been continually dumped at the end of Abery Street since they moved last April.

The council has removed the fly-tipped junk but he wants a more long-term solution.

"We have all sorts of rubbish here," Mr Collyer told BBC London.

"We've had TVs, old mattresses, household rubbish, chemical containers, gardening waste, used nappies - which are particularly gross - and, the piece de resistance, a used toilet."

A spokesman for Greenwich Council said: "If any rubbish has been overlooked on this occasion we can only apologise.

"We will pay particular attention to Plumstead in the next few weeks."




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