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Recycling Contract

Requested on
Tue 8th July, 2014
Reference
FOI 4654
Resolution
Information provided

Question

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request copies of the following records:

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.

Answer

 
a.        Who collects and/or owns the recyclables;  Collected by our Contractor Serco
b.        How the recyclables are collected (including the type of the container they are collected in);  collected in one wheeled bin as comingled recycling
c.        What happens to them after collection, including details of any bulking stations, and end re-processors;  first sent to NH Skips Mountsorrel, where they are then transfered to Viridor in Kent
d.        How many households are using the current scheme;  70894
e.        How often is collection (both residual and dry scheme);  Recycling is collected one week and the household waste is collected the alternating week
 
2.        Please provided details of the contracts in place for the recycling services, including;
 
a.        Start date, termination date, any extensions available;  Start date 1/8/2011, end date 31/3/2017, possibility of extending for a further 7 years
b.        Company;  Viridor
c.        Revenue.
 
3.        If the Council operates a Material Recovery Facility, please provide;  N/A
 
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?  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.   Cllr. Hilary Fryer
 
7.        Please provide contact details of the Council employee responsible for managing the waste management and recycling contracts.  Sarah Ritchie,  Contracts Manager, Environmental Services. Email cleaner.greener@charnwood.gov.uk
Tel: 01509 634563
 
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. Please find attached

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