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Request Description

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Request: Please send me:

1.       Name of Council:

2.       Name of Waste Officer at your council:

3.       Type of Council: Unitary ____ District ____

4.       Are you part of a Waste Partnership? Yes ___ No ___

If so, which one:

5.       What is your total amount of household waste collected (tonnes) in 2013/14? _____

6.       What is your total amount of household waste landfilled (tonnes) in 2013/14? _____

7.       What is your total amount of household waste recovered (tonnes) in 2013/14? _____

8.       What is your total recycling and recovery rate (percentage) in 2013/14? _____

9.       Other than Refuse-derived fuel (RDF), please list how you dispose of residual household waste and proportion of waste disposed using that method:

a)      Method a (please give title and tonnage): __________________

b)      Method b (please give title and tonnage): __________________

c)       Method c (please give title and tonnage): __________________

10.   Has your Council ever considered using RDF to dispose of residual waste and save money on landfill tax charges? (Mark an X in option that applies)

a)      Yes - we use this method: ___

If so, please tell us your contractor: __________________

b)      Yes - it was considered but we decided against: ___

If so, please tell us the reason why: __________________

c)       No - we have never investigated it, but would do so if business case stacked up: __

d)      No - unlikely that we ever will: ___

e)      Other: __________________


11.   What information sources do you use to keep up to date with waste management issues? (Mark an X next to all that apply):

Materials Recycling World:

Local Authority and Waste Recycling Magazine:

Recycling & Waste World:


Environment Times:

Waste Management World:




Trade shows:

Request Date3 September 2015
Requested byBusiness
Released Date