Hi Rebecca, i will take note of these things.
But please, do not forget that it is not a hotel you are renting, it is a real home of a real person. Living in a city apartment without waste compound it is not possible to put out the waste just anytime. Also i do not see the problem that there was some waste in there, even after your stay it was far from full. The bathroom bin on the other hand, being a man i didn't really realise... sorry for that, added on the every-guest to do list now!
I am very sad that these two issues go under 'the flat was in need for a good clean'. It is an old house, and believe me i do clean a lot, but it will always just be on old (charming) townhouse appartment.
... about being flexible, that does not mean being there at any given time, that means that i am very flexible and always try to be there on the desired check-in time. But, as i already said this is not a hotel, i do have a life and a real full time job also, sometimes making it impossible to be there at desired check in time.
For future guests reading this, let me know in advance, i can not be as flexible when i get the desired check in time just a day before. All-tough i will still try the best i can!