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FOI 3946

Refuse/Recycling Contracts

Request

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act I would be grateful if the Council would provide the following information.

Activity

Contract Titles

Length of each Contract

Expiry date of each Contract including any extensions

Name of the current Contractor or whether the services are in-house

Refuse Collection

Recycling Collection

Food Waste Collection

Garden (Green) Waste Collection

Street Cleansing

Response

Freedom of Information Request /Environmental Information Regulations – ref 3946
Thank you for your request dated 21st May 2012, regarding contracts held by the Council for Refuse, Recycling, Food Waste, Garden Waste and Street Cleaning. Please find details below:
Refuse Collection

Refuse is collected in-house weekly and disposed by Essex County Council.

Recycling Collection

Dry recycling is collected in house fortnightly. Dry recyclates are collected co-mingled in sacks apart from glass which is collected separately from boxes. All dry recyclates are delivered for disposal and treatment through an Service Level Agreement with Basildon Council whereby we deposit the collected recyclates at Basildon for on ward transfer to their contracted processors. The contract was for three years and expires July 2016.

Food Waste Collection

Food waste is collected in house and collected separately and disposed and treated through the processor designated by ECC

Garden (Green) Waste Collection

Green waste is collected in house and separately and disposed and treated through the processor designated by ECC

Street Cleansing

Street cleaning is undertaken in house.