Decision details

Waste and Recycling Collection (Separate Collection of Food Waste)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose: To consider options to improve recycling performance from April 2019


That the introduction of weekly separate collection of food waste be approved as detailed in the report subject to:


1)      it being operationally possible and financially viable with the final financial outcomes to be reported to a future meeting of the Executive;


2)      options being investigated including benchmarking to cover cost savings or otherwise where food waste has been introduced in other authorities;


3)      vehicle usage be further investigated and reported back to the Executive.

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: Councillor Norman Jorgensen declared a personal and prejudicial interest.

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC960

Contact: Peter Baveystock Email: Tel: 0118 974 6338.

Report author: Peter Baveystock

Publication date: 28/09/2017

Date of decision: 28/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 28/09/2017 - Executive

Effective from: 07/10/2017

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