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FOI 3092

Waste Collection

Request

Can you tell me which organisation carries out the household waste collection for residual (black bag) waste and recyclate waste in your authority? (This may be the council or a third party waste contractor.)

If it is a contractual arrangement please can you state the start, duration (with any extension options) and end date of the contract.

Please also state the main waste facility/facilities to which the collected waste is taken including facility name and town.

Finally, please state if your collection is weekly or alternate weekly. If different depending on the type of waste please state what the frequency is for each type.

If you have any queries or wish to discuss this FOI enquiry please contact me by email.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Response

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request/Environmental Information Regulations request. Please find below the answers to your 4 questions:

1. Can you tell me which organisation carries out the household waste collection for residual (black bag) waste and recyclate waste in your authority? (This may be the council or a third party waste contractor.)
All domestic waste collections are undertaken by the Council’s DSO

2. If it is a contractual arrangement please can you state the start, duration (with any extension options) and end date of the contract.
N/A

3. Please also state the main waste facility/facilities to which the collected waste is taken including facility name and town.
• Residual Waste – Roxwell Landfill Site, Essex and Pitsea Landfill Site, Essex
• Dry Recyclables – Barleylands, Basildon
• Garden Waste – Pitsea Landfill Site, Essex and Ashlyns Farm, Ongar, Essex
• Food Waste – Agrivert AD Plant, Cassington, Oxfordshire

4. Please state if your collection is weekly or alternate weekly. If different depending on the type of waste please state what the frequency is for each type.
• Residual Waste - Weekly
• Dry Recyclables - Fortnightly
• Garden Waste - Fortnightly
• Food Waste - Weekly