FOI Request - Recycling

Request 101000224349

1) How are residents required to split their recycling waste?

2) How many separate containers do households have? And when are they collected and how often?

3) What disposal system do you use? ie where does the waste go to, landfill?

4) What fines do you levy on households which do not comply which your recycling policy?

5) How many people have been fined in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009?

6) How much has the council spent in legal fees prosecuting recycling cases in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009?

7) Please state the number of claims you have received for damage or injury caused or relating to recycling bins in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009?

8) Please state the amount of money you have paid out in claims you have received for damage or injury caused or relating to recycling bins in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009?

9) Please state the cost of legal fees in claims you have received for damage or injury caused or relating to recycling bins in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009?

Response 25-02-2014

1. Residents are required to split recycling waste by using containers provided.

2.

1 x 240litre wheeled bin for residual waste

1 x 240litre bin for biowaste

1 x 140litre bin for mixed paper

1 x 140litre bin for cans and plastic bottles

1 x 38litre box for glass bottles

Residual/Biowaste alternate weekly and dry recyclate fortnightly.

3. .Residual waste currently goes to landfill.

4. None

5. None

6. None

7. 2 claims in 2013

8. claims in 2013 are ongoing

9. Nil

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