• Waste to energy contract

    1, Does the council have a contract in place to process its waste through energy recovery (energy-from-waste or waste-to-energy) ? Yes 2, If it does does it involve the council building its own EfW plant or does it involve sending … Continue reading

  • Plastic waste handling

    HOW PLASTIC WASTE IS HANDLED: SEGREGATED: Devon County Council have stated that “Plastics segregated at HWRCs are sent to reprocessors. In 2017/18 1,327 tonnes of plastic waste was sent to reprocessors.” What exactly does this tonnage of plastic waste represent? … Continue reading

  • Plastic bottle use and disposal

    Does Devon County Council local authority procure plastic bottles for use in local authority premises; if so, how many per year over the last 5 years? No, they are purchased by Devon Norse, the Devon County Council facilities contractor.  We … Continue reading

  • Waste collection and recycling function

    Please can you provide me the following information regarding your local authority’s domestic waste collection provision. 1. What is the frequency of your general kerbside household waste collection i.e. weekly, fortnightly, monthly? 2. a. What kerbside recycling provision does your … Continue reading

  • Recycling and Waste

    “I write to you under the Freedom of Information Act to request a list of all waste, dog, litter, recycling bins and household waste recycling centres in your area. Please provide the information in the form of a CSV file … Continue reading

  • Waste collection and disposal contracts

    The total and annual value of your contract (REF: DN96377) with Devon Waste Management for Torrington waste services.   The approximate annual value is around £95k (x9 years for total contract cost – please see contract term details below) The … Continue reading

  • Viridor waste management

    We understand that the following contract has expired. Service ‘ Treatment – WTS Contractor/s ‘ Viridor Waste Management Expiry date – 31/07/2018 Can you advise if a new contract has been/will be awarded for this service and if so what … Continue reading

  • Contaminated Land Officers

    “On behalf of the Environmental Industries Commission I would like to make the following Freedom of Information (FOI) request of your Authority under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 1. Do you have specialist ‘contaminated land officers’ (CLO) employed within … Continue reading

  • Recycling

    “Please could you provide me with the following information: 1. Are there white goods (fridges, washing machines, tumble dryers) recycling facilities in the local authority area? Yes, these can be accepted at the network of Devon County Council Household Waste … Continue reading

  • Domestic non-recyclable rubbish

    “Please supply the following:- Total amount of domestic non-recyclable rubbish collected from homes in Devon? 159,639 tonnes (NI191 (household) http://www.wastedataflow.org/home.aspx) (16/17). (Includes 16,033 delivered to Household Waste Recycling Centres by householders) Total amount of rubbish entering landfill collected from Devon? … Continue reading