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Freedom of information request response - 05248

FOI request

FOI ID number
05248
Regarding
Bin collections
Request

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

1. How often is household waste (i.e. non-recyclable rubbish) collected in your authority?

a) weekly
b) fortnightly
c) other (please specify)

2. Have you changed the frequency of collections of household waste (i.e. non-recyclable rubbish) since March 1, 2017?

a) Yes
b) No

3. If the answer to Q2 is 'yes' please specify the frequency used to be and the date on which the changes came into effect.

4. Please tell me the current frequency of collections for other types of rubbish (e.g. food waste, other recycling)

Please note that I am referring to the frequency of bin collections for majority of addresses in your authority. Please disregard special cases such as high rise flats from your answers.

Our response

Response

I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

  1. How often is household waste (i.e. non-recyclable rubbish) collected in your authority?
  1. weekly
  2. fortnightly
  3. other (please specify)
  1. Have you changed the frequency of collections of household waste(i.e. non-recyclable rubbish) since March 1, 2017?
  1. Yes
  2. No
  1. If the answer to Q2 is 'yes' please specify the frequency used to be and the date on which the changes came into effect.
  1. Please tell me the current frequency of collections for other types of rubbish (e.g. food waste, other recycling)

Fortnightly recycling collections, fortnightly garden waste collection decreasing to monthly garden waste collection in the winter months

Please note that I am referring to the frequency of bin collections for majority of addresses in your authority. Please disregard special cases such as high rise flats from your answers.

Response date
27 April 2018