Out takes from a Thames Television children's programme "Magpie" about rubbish collection.
MS rear of rubbish collection lorry with dustman (refuse collector, bin man) and girl in trendy outfit) standing on rear running board. LS as lorry moves down street, she turns to wave to camera. It is followed by bin men carrying bins to empty into it. MS blue refuse collection lorry towards camera, driving through street, past rear entrance of department store Peter Jones (sign on wall reads John Lewis Partnership). VS bin lorries and lorries with empty skips (RBK&C - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea) leaving and entering council depot. MS bin lorry emptying load of rubbish (mainly paper into hole in ground already almost full of rubbish. CU rubbish. CU girl reporter wearing hat and expression of distaste. CU rubbish. MS rubbish lorry backing in council yard and tipping load into hole. VS barges full of rubbish being towed along in the River Thames and moored. Zoom into rubbish in barges and pull back to give GV or moored barges. Panning MS along row of birds, seagulls and pigeons, perched on rim of barge hold and then flying off. VS mechanical grab taking up rubbish from barge. MS two men on deck of barge talking and smoking. VS barges full of rubbish and lots of birds. MS man pulling a tarpaulin over the top of a barge's hold. MS barge pulling out into midstream of river. VS man on barge, including CU of his trouser legs standing on top of the rubbish. VS large mechanical grab in the RBK&C's World's End Deport, transferring rubbish into a large skip. MS tug boat coming alongside barges and pulling one of them out into the river.