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FOI 11450

Information on Waste

Request

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Request: Please send me:



1. Name of Council:



2. Name of Waste Officer at your council:



3. Type of Council: Unitary ____ District ____



4. Are you part of a Waste Partnership? Yes ___ No ___

If so, which one:



5. What is your total amount of household waste collected (tonnes) in 2013/14? _____



6. What is your total amount of household waste landfilled (tonnes) in 2013/14? _____



7. What is your total amount of household waste recovered (tonnes) in 2013/14? _____



8. What is your total recycling and recovery rate (percentage) in 2013/14? _____



9. Other than Refuse-derived fuel (RDF), please list how you dispose of residual household waste and proportion of waste disposed using that method:

a) Method a (please give title and tonnage): __________________

b) Method b (please give title and tonnage): __________________

c) Method c (please give title and tonnage): __________________



10. Has your Council ever considered using RDF to dispose of residual waste and save money on landfill tax charges? (Mark an X in option that applies)



a) Yes - we use this method: ___

If so, please tell us your contractor: __________________



b) Yes - it was considered but we decided against: ___

If so, please tell us the reason why: __________________



c) No - we have never investigated it, but would do so if business case stacked up: __

d) No - unlikely that we ever will: ___

e) Other: __________________

f)

11. What information sources do you use to keep up to date with waste management issues? (Mark an X next to all that apply):



Materials Recycling World:

Local Authority and Waste Recycling Magazine:

Recycling & Waste World:

LetsRecycle:

Environment Times:

Waste Management World:

LinkedIn:

Twitter:

Facebook:

Trade shows:

Response

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding information about Waste.  Please find the responses to your questions detailed below:

1. Name of Council: Brentwood Borough Council

2. Name of Waste Officer at your council: Mr M. Hurst – martin.hurst@brentwood.gov.uk

3. Type of Council: District

4. Are you part of a Waste Partnership? Yes
If so, which one:  Essex Waste partnership

5. What is your total amount of household waste collected (tonnes) in 2013/14? :  28,921 tonnes

6. What is your total amount of household waste landfilled (tonnes) in 2013/14? :    14,373 tonnes

7. What is your total amount of household waste recovered (tonnes) in 2013/14?  14,548 tonnes

8. What is your total recycling and recovery rate (percentage) in 2013/14?  50.30%

9. Other than Refuse-derived fuel (RDF), please list how you dispose of residual household waste and proportion of waste disposed using that method:

a) Method a (please give title and tonnage):  Landfill 14,373 tonnes

b) Method b (please give title and tonnage): __________________

c) Method c (please give title and tonnage): __________________

10. Has your Council ever considered using RDF to dispose of residual waste and save money on landfill tax charges? (Mark an X in option that applies)

a) Yes - we use this method: ___

If so, please tell us your contractor: __________________

b) Yes - it was considered but we decided against: ___

If so, please tell us the reason why: __________________

c) No - we have never investigated it, but would do so if business case stacked up: __

d) No - unlikely that we ever will: ___

e) Other: _____x    - 2014/15 MBT plant operations commenced

f)

11. What information sources do you use to keep up to date with waste management issues? (Mark an X next to all that apply):

Materials Recycling World:

Local Authority and Waste Recycling Magazine:

Recycling & Waste World:

LetsRecycle X
Environment Times:

Waste Management World:

LinkedIn:

Twitter:

Facebook:

Trade shows: