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Waste collection comparison with 2010

Request Description

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, I would be grateful if you could inform me how often the council collects the following from households:

· General waste

· Recycling waste

· Food waste (if applicable)

· Garden waste

i.e. whether this is collected every X days, every week, every fortnight, etc. I would also be grateful if you could provide the information for what the collection schedule was in 2010 - if available - as well as what it is currently.

Request Date10 March 2016
Requested byMP
Released Date  

10 May 2016    


Information on the council waste collection and recycling can be found on our website: 

East Herts District Council as the waste collection authority collects the following:

Residual waste, fortnightly

Recycled waste, fortnightly

Food waste weekly after being presented in the residual waste or garden waste bin

Garden waste fortnightly

During 2010 the waste was collected in a different way, but was with the same frequency.