Decision details

Waste and Recycling Service

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose: To make the final business case and seek approval to collect food waste weekly from 1 April 2019




1)            the introduction of a weekly separate food waste collection from April 2019 based on the business case provided within the report be approved (please note that approval was given by Executive on 28 September 2017 on the provision that a food waste collection service was demonstrated to be operationally and financially viable);


2)            the extension of the current waste collection contract with Veolia for a further 7 years from April 2019, as allowed for in the contract, be approved;


3)            any further related and subsidiary decisions to conclude the contract negotiations with Veolia be delegated to the Director of Localities and Customer Service in consultation with the relevant Executive Member;


4)            a Member/Officer working group be established to oversee the introduction and rollout of the new food waste service.


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: Councillor Jorgensen declared a personal and prejudicial interest in this item.

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1002

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

Report author: Peter Baveystock

Publication date: 25/01/2018

Date of decision: 25/01/2018

Decided at meeting: 25/01/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 08/02/2018

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