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FOI 4986

Waste Collection Service

Request

I am making inquiries regarding your waste collection service(s). I would like to understand the current workings of the services that you currently provide.

This is a request under the ‘Freedom of Information Act’.

1. 1. Do you operate an in-house service or do you have a private contractor in operation?

a. If so, what is the name(s) of the private contractor(s)?

b. What is the period of the contract? And when does it terminate?


2. 2. Which waste collection service(s) do you (or the contractor) currently provide? (E.g. Weekly refuse, weekly recycling, separate glass, paper, co-mingled recycling, etc.)


3. 3. Are you planning to make any changes to the service?

a. If so, what changes have been decided?

b. Starting a new service (E.g. Paid garden collection, etc.)

c. Service restructure?

d. Moving depots?

e. Closing landfill sites?

f. Opening new waste transfer stations?



Response

Thank you for your Environmental Information Regulations and Freedom of Information request dated 23rd October 2012 requesting details about Brentwood Borough Council’s waste collection services.


1. 1. Do you operate an in-house service or do you have a private contractor in operation? We collect ourselves

a. If so, what is the name(s) of the private contractor(s)? N/A

b. What is the period of the contract? And when does it terminate? N/A



2. 2. Which waste collection service(s) do you (or the contractor) currently provide? (E.g. Weekly refuse, weekly recycling, separate glass, paper, co-mingled recycling, etc.)
We provide the following services: -
Weekly refuse.
Weekly Food Waste
Fortnightly dry recycling (collected in co-mingled sacks)
Fortnightly glass (separate)
Fortnightly garden waste (collected either by bio gradable bags or leased brown bin system).



3. 3. Are you planning to make any changes to the service?

a. If so, what changes have been decided? We are looking into possibilities of collecting dry recycling and glass weekly.

b. Starting a new service (E.g. Paid garden collection, etc.) Not looking to start any new services.

c. Service restructure? No service restructure planned.

d. Moving depots? Investigating new depot facility

e. closing landfill sites? We do not own or manage landfill sites – contact Essex County Council

f. Opening new