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06/09/2019 - Waste Services Contract

(Report of Director of Street Scene, Leisure and Technical Services)

 

The report provided an update on the new Waste Services Contract which started on 1 March, including the improved recycling services due to commence on 30 September 2019.  Details were given of key contractor performance indicators, the uptake of the opt-in garden waste service and arrangements for marketing and communication with residents on the new service.  Reference was also made to the proposed timeframe for the implementation of the revised bring bank sites and arrangements for communal bins.  Members’ assistance was sought in disseminating information to their residents.

 

Following consideration by the Street Scene and Environment Services Advisory Board, the Cabinet Member for Street Scene and Environment Services resolved that:

 

(1)          progress made in the implementation of the new waste contract be noted;

 

(2)          a further update on the mobilisation of the new service arrangements be presented at the next meeting of the Advisory Board on 30 October 2019;

 

(3)          the proposed approach to the roll-out of communal bins be approved; and

 

(4)          the proposed timeframe for the implementation of the revised bring bank site arrangements be approved.