Missed bin collections data

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Braintree District Council,

Under the Freedom Of Information Act I would like to request the following data:

- The number of missed bin collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020

- How many extra bin lorries had to be sent out to pick up bins missed during their routine collections in 2018, 2019, 2020

- The additional costs to the council resulting from missed bin collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020

- The average weekly and annual costs to the council of collecting domestic waste, as in the regular landfill waste, food waste and recycling created by homes which is collected by the council.

Yours faithfully,

Lauren Smithson

Braintree District Council

Dear Lauren Smithson

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request received on the
17/08/2020.

Reference 4866 has been applied to your request which will be looked into
and a response provided within 20 working days.

Should you have any queries in the meantime, please contact the Freedom of
Information Team at [1][Braintree District Council request email]

Kind Regards

 

Mike Gosling

Performance & Information Officer

Braintree District Council | Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree, CM7
9HB

 01376 552525| [2]www.braintree.gov.uk

 

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Braintree District Council

Dear Lauren Smithson

 

 

I am writing regarding your Freedom of Information request received by the
department on the 17 August 2020

 

The Freedom of Information Act enables access to information held by the
Council, subject to the exemptions contained within the Act. The Act does
not require the Council to create information to respond to a request if
the requested information is not held, nor to give an opinion or comment.

 

Please find our response to your Freedom of Information request below:

 

Under the Freedom Of Information Act I would like to request the following
data:

 

- The number of missed bin collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020

2018 = 595

2019 = 282

2020 = 129 (to date)

 

- How many extra bin lorries had to be sent out to pick up bins missed
during their routine collections in 2018, 2019, 2020

2018 = 0

2019 = 0

2020 = 0

 

- The additional costs to the council resulting from missed bin
collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020

2018 = £0.00

2019 = £0.00

2020 = £0.00

 

- The average weekly and annual costs to the council of collecting
domestic waste, as in the regular landfill waste, food waste and recycling
created by homes which is collected by the council.

We do not hold the information as per your request as the costs will
include costs for garden waste, trade waste, special collections, glass
bring banks and some admin overheads.  

 

If you disagree with the Council’s decision in respect of your freedom of
information request or are otherwise unhappy with how the Council has
dealt with your request in the first instance you may approach Emma Wisbey
Governance and Member Manager in writing at the following address:
Braintree District Council, Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree, Essex,
CM7 9HB.

 

Should you remain dissatisfied with the outcome you have a right of appeal
under S50 of the Freedom of Information Act to appeal against the decision
by contacting the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow SK9 5AF, [1][email address]

 

 

Kind regards

 

 

 

Lucy Day

Performance & Improvement Apprentice

 

Braintree District Council | Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree, CM7
9HB

 01376 552525| [2]www.braintree.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

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