Issue - decisions

Waste Strategy - Improving Performance

14/11/2012 - Waste Strategy - Improving Performance (PR1)

The Executive Meeting has approved the following to ensure that the Council can maintain its performance in relation to increasing recycling and reducing residual waste:


·         strengthening and reinforcing the ‘Right Thing, Right Bin’ communication programme to supports the promotion of changing resident’s recycling behaviour;

·         the replacement of the white sack with a weighted sack for the storage / collection of pulpables;

·         the methodology set out in Option B (Give option to authorise containers) for recovering unauthorised black bins;

·         the methodology as detailed in the report for reducing excess waste at properties that were not suitable for wheeled containers;

·         the introduction of dry recycling services to rural properties;

·         the amendment to section 16 of the Recycling & Refuse Collections policy in relation to missed collections as set out at paragraph 5.5 of the report;

·         the new level of fines for Section 46 offences, as set out at paragraph 6.5 of the report.