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Brentwood Borough Council

FOI 9654

Waste Collections

Request

Please would you provide me with the following data as an FOI request.

How many different types of bins are provided to your residents for different types of waste collection, e.g. recyclying, food waste, general waste, etc.?

How often are each of them collected?

Do you have any ancillary charges for collection, e.g. for garden waste? If so, how much and what for?

How much have you gained in revenue through charges, rather than tax, in each of the past three years from householders for waste collection of any kind?


Response


1. How many different types of bins are provided to your residents for different types of waste collection, e.g. recycling, food waste, general waste, etc.?
Answer: We provide caddies for food waste and leased 240 wheelie bins for garden waste at the request of the resident. When distribute bags for MDR free of charge and a roll of ten bio bags for garden waste free of charge. A red box for glass. We do not supply any container for residual household waste

2. How often are each of them collected?
• Glass Fortnightly
• Green Fortnightly
• MDR Weekly
• Food Weekly
• Residual Weekly

3. Do you have any ancillary charges for collection, e.g. for garden waste? If so, how much and what for?
Garden waste residents can lease a 240 wheeled bin at a cost of £41 P.A direct debit
Purchase roll of 10 garden waste bags@ 260 per roll

4. How much have you gained in revenue through charges, rather than tax, in each of the past three years from householders for waste collection of any kind?
We have not gaine any profit from the green waste service and it is not cost neutral therefore no revenue gained over the last three years.