Dear Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council,
I was wondering if you could give me a break down of how many Trafford residents have signed up for the Green Bin collection, by ward, and how many have not for the years 2017/2018, as well as how much revenue this made for the council for the financial year of 2017/2018 and where that money was spent.
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Dear Mr Taylor,
Following your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act, please
find the information you requested below:
Break down of how many Trafford residents have signed up for the Green Bin
collection, by ward and how many have not for the years 2017/2018.
There are 97,000 properties in Trafford. Approximately
43,772 properties have subscribed to the garden waste service, we do not
hold this information by ward
How much revenue this made for the council for the financial year of
2017/2018 and where that money was spent.
£1.6 million. This has contributed to the Council's overall
revenue budget, which includes the maintenance and repair of Carriageways,
Footways and Street Lighting asset throughout the Borough of Trafford.
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PA to Richard Roe,
Acting Corporate Director EGEI
Trafford Town Hall
Email: [email address]
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