FOI Request - Recyclable Materials

Request 101001209878

1. How much revenue was generated by the local authority through the sale of recycled material collected from domestic residences in each year 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016

2. Can you tell me how much was raised through the sale of recyclable material from business premises during the same year?
(If no distinction is made between residential and business premises, a combined figure is acceptable)

3. How does the total revenue generated break down per type of recyclable material? Can you supply figures for sum raised through sale of plastics/papers/glass/food waste, for example

4.Can you tell me which countries the local authority sells recyclable waste to. For example, Scotland, England, China, India

Response 29-06-2016

1, 2, 3.

  Recyclable Income        
             
  Nominal Description

15-16

14-15

13-14

12-13

 

73130

Carboard Container Collection

-11052

-9649

-12288

-13447

 

74340

Green Waste Tipping Charges

-12941

-10550

-12571

-11763

 

72260

Bottle Bank Income

-48776

-67829

-32198

-13593

 

72261

Wastepaper Income

-135825

-157713

-223158

-234746

 

72265

Car Battery Income

-2307

-1468

-1826

0

 

72266

Metal Income

-12330

-57976

-53082

-46887

 

72273

Textiles income

-6000

-11500

-30000

-30000

 

72274

Aluminium Cans

-66241

-77378

-28896

0

 

72275

Steel Cans

-1714

-8367

-4717

0

 

72276

Plastic Bottles

-12445

0

0

0

    Total

-309631

-402429

-398737

-350435

4. All materials are sold to brokers/outlets in Scotland but the materials are sent elsewhere.

Paper goes to England, Cardboard depends on the market but the past few years has been England - both accepted by the same broker via tender.

Aluminium goes to Novellis in England

Steel tins go to an outlet in Scotland

Scrap metal goes to local scrap merchants in Moray Textiles - Scotland Glass - Portugal and Scotland Plastics - England

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