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FOI 9260

Recycling

Request



1. Please provide details of the kerbside and HWRC recycling service the Council provides including;


a. Who collects and/or owns the recyclables;

b. How the recyclables are collected (including the type of the container they are collected in);

c. What happens to them after collection, including details of any bulking stations, and end re-processors;

d. How many households are using the current scheme;

e. How often is collection (both residual and dry scheme);


2. Please provided details of the contracts in place for the recycling services, including;

a. Start date, termination date, any extensions available;

b. Company;

c. Revenue.


3. If the Council operates a Material Recovery Facility, please provide;

a. Input material details

b. Capacity

c. Current capacity utilisation

4. Does the Council require the materials collected for recycling to be recycled in the UK?

5. Does the Council have any plans to change the current collection system or materials collected?

6. Please provide contact details of the Councillor whose portfolio includes waste management and recycling.7. Please provide contact details of the Council employee responsible for managing the waste management and recycling contracts.



8. Please send minutes of any meetings at which the Council discussed current or future recycling and/or waste management services within the last 12 months. If this is not possible then a link to the minutes is sufficient.

Response

1. Please provide details of the kerbside and HWRC recycling service the Council provides including;

HWRC operated by Essex County Council, Brentwood Council collects MDR, Glass, Food Waste, Trade Waste & Garden Waste.

a. Who collects and/or owns the recyclables; Brentwood Council

b. How the recyclables are collected (including the type of the container they are collected in); Slave bins and Trade Containers.

c. What happens to them after collection, including details of any bulking stations, and end re-processors;Mdr & Glass Taken to Barleylands Transfer Station in Basildon Essex, Garden Waste taken to Pitsea Composting Site & Tamar Organics In Ongar.

d. How many households are using the current scheme; Circ 30000

e. How often is collection (both residual and dry scheme); Weekly


2. Please provided details of the contracts in place for the recycling services -

Start date/termination date, July 2012, Exp July 2015 with Basildon Borough Council



3. If the Council operates a Material Recovery Facility, please provide; N/A



a. Input material details – n/a



b. Capacity n/a



c. Current capacity utilization n/a



4. Does the Council require the materials collected for recycling to be recycled in the UK? No



5. Does the Council have any plans to change the current collection system or materials collected? No



6. Please provide contact details of the Councillor whose portfolio includes waste management and recycling.

William Lloyd William.lloyd@brentwood.gov.uk - Chair of Environmental Panel.


7. Please provide contact details of the Council employee responsible for managing the waste management and recycling contracts. Roy Ormsby Head of

Street Scene Roy.ormsby@brentwood.gov.uk



8. Please send minutes of any meetings at which the Council discussed current or future recycling and/or waste management services within the last 12 months. If this is not possible then a link to the minutes is sufficient.

The Agenda’s and Minutes of all Council meetings are available on Council Website www.brentwood.gov.uk under the Council & Democracy section.