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Wheelie Bins

Requested on
Tue 5th November, 2013
Reference
FOI 3545
Resolution
Information provided

Question

1. Do you require the use of wheelie bins for all or part of the household waste that you are responsible for collecting?

If the answer to the above is yes, please could you also answer the following
questions:

2. Do you supply the bins to householders free of charge (including any mandatory delivery charge), or do you require housholders to pay for them (either from yourselves or from a third party supplier)?

3. If you require householders to pay for them, how much do you charge for a bin (including any mandatory delivery charge)?

4. How many different bins and/or other containers are households required to use (eg, in order to separate recyclable from non-recyclable material)?

5. If more than one, how are these colour-coded or otherwise visually differentiated?

6. What is the standard size of bin that you supply (or require householders to purchase) for non-recyclable waste?

7. What is the largest size bin that that you supply (or require householders to purchase) for non-recyclable waste?

8. If the answers to (6) and (7) are different, do you require householders to justify the use of a larger bin before agreeing either to supply a bin or collect waste from it?

9. If so, what are the criteria on which you would agree to supply (or permit the use of) a larger bin?

Answer

1. Do you require the use of wheelie bins for all or part of the household waste that you are responsible for collecting? Yes

If the answer to the above is yes, please could you also answer the following
questions:

2. Do you supply the bins to householders free of charge (including any mandatory delivery charge), or do you require householders to pay for them (either from yourselves or from a third party supplier)? Free of Charge

3. If you require householders to pay for them, how much do you charge for a bin (including any mandatory delivery charge)? N/A

4. How many different bins and/or other containers are households required to use (eg, in order to separate recyclable from non-recyclable material)? 2

5. If more than one, how are these colour-coded or otherwise visually differentiated? One black bin, one green bin

6. What is the standard size of bin that you supply (or require householders to purchase) for non-recyclable waste?  180 litres

7. What is the largest size bin that that you supply (or require householders to purchase) for non-recyclable waste?  180 litres

8. If the answers to (6) and (7) are different, do you require householders to justify the use of a larger bin before agreeing either to supply a bin or collect waste from it?  N/A

9. If so, what are the criteria on which you would agree to supply (or permit the use of) a larger bin?   N/A
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