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Freedom of information request response - 05953

FOI request

FOI ID number
05953
Regarding
Nappies
Request

For the financial year 2018/2019 or the calendar year 2018-2019, whichever is more convenient, please provide the following information.

  1. Do you distribute any free promotional disposable nappies (such as Pampers) or reusable nappies to parents at any of your children's and family services? If the answer is yes to 1, please answer questions 2 to 7.

  2. Which disposable or reusable nappy brand do you allow to distribute their promotional nappies?

  3. Which services are they distributed at and how many parents use these facilities annually?

  4. How frequently a year have these disposable or reusable nappy brands been able to distribute their promotional material at these services?

  5. What is the process for allowing disposable or reusable nappy brands to distribute at your services and who signs it off?

  6. Is there any remuneration for the council from these disposable or reusable nappy brands for distributing their promotional material?

    Please then answer the remaining questions 7 to 8 regardless of your answers to 1 to 6.

  7. What initiatives does the Council currently employ to reduce nappy waste and how successful are they? (This may include education programmes for families or tax incentives to nappy waste recycling businesses)

  8. What is your policy on nappy waste reduction and recycling and what do your future plans entail?

Our response

Response

For the financial year 2018/2019 or the calendar year 2018-2019, whichever is more convenient, please provide the following information.

  1. Do you distribute any free promotional disposable nappies (such as Pampers) or reusable nappies to parents at any of your children's and family services? If the answer is yes to 1, please answer questions 2 to 7.

    No. Also, as a district council we are not responsible for children's and family services.

  2. Which disposable or reusable nappy brand do you allow to distribute their promotional nappies?

  3. Which services are they distributed at and how many parents use these facilities annually?

  4. How frequently a year have these disposable or reusable nappy brands been able to distribute their promotional material at these services?

  5. What is the process for allowing disposable or reusable nappy brands to distribute at your services and who signs it off?

  6. Is there any remuneration for the council from these disposable or reusable nappy brands for distributing their promotional material?

    Please then answer the remaining questions 7-8 regardless of your answers to 1 to 6.

  7. What initiatives does the Council currently employ to reduce nappy waste and how successful are they? (This may include education programmes for families or tax incentives to nappy waste recycling businesses)

    The Council has no initiatives to reduce nappy waste.

  8. What is your policy on nappy waste reduction and recycling and what do your future plans entail?

    The Council has no existing policy and no future plans for a policy on nappy waste reduction or recycling.

Response date
20 February 2019