Missed bin collections data

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Lauren Smithson

Dear Brentwood Borough 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

FOI, Brentwood Borough Council

Thank you for your request.

 

This has been passed onto the appropriate FOI officer and your request
will be dealt with as soon as possible.

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Karen Rolstone, Brentwood Borough Council

Dear Ms Smithson ,

 

FOI Request : 17284

 

Thank you for your enquiry dated the 17 August 2020 where you requested
information about missed collections data.

 

I do not have a full set of answers for you presently but will provide an
update on number 4 below as soon as possible.

 

For clarity, I have listed the answers in red next to the other
corresponding questions. 

 

1.      The number of missed bin collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020 –
Please see information below:

§  April 2018 – March 2019 – 9,357

§  April 2019 – March 2020 – 6,887

§  April 2020  – August 2020 – 5,251 (This figure is high due to the new
recycling scheme introduced in July.  There are usually about 600 per
month.)

 

2.      How many extra bin lorries had to be sent out to pick up bins
missed during their routine collections in 2018, 2019, 2020 – Collected on
route next working day by street care.

 

3.      The additional costs to the council resulting from missed bin
collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020 – Unquantifiable.

 

4.   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.  Details to be
advised in due course.

 

I do hope you find the information provided useful but if you are unhappy
with the way your request for information has been handled you may request
a review by writing to:

 

The  FOI Co-ordinator

Brentwood Borough Council

Town Hall

Ingrave Road

Brentwood

Essex

CM15 8AY

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request you have a
right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 Or 01625 54 57 45

Website:  [1]https://ico.org.uk/

 

 

With kind regards, Karen

Karen Rolstone | Technical Officer, Grounds | Brentwood Borough Council

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Karen Rolstone, Brentwood Borough Council

Dear Ms Smithson,

 

I must apologise for the delay in obtaining the answer required for
question 4 below.  I have been advised that the cost is £1,505,826.00 per
annum which is the average of the last two financial year totals.

 

I do hope you find this information provided useful.

 

With kind regards, Karen

Karen Rolstone | Technical Officer, Grounds | Brentwood Borough Council

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From: Karen Rolstone
Sent: 09 September 2020 15:25
To: Lauren Smithson <[FOI #684657 email]>
Subject: FOI 17284 - Missed Collections Data

 

Dear Ms Smithson ,

 

FOI Request : 17284

 

Thank you for your enquiry dated the 17 August 2020 where you requested
information about missed collections data.

 

I do not have a full set of answers for you presently but will provide an
update on number 4 below as soon as possible.

 

For clarity, I have listed the answers in red next to the other
corresponding questions. 

 

1.      The number of missed bin collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020 –
Please see information below:

§  April 2018 – March 2019 – 9,357

§  April 2019 – March 2020 – 6,887

§  April 2020  – August 2020 – 5,251 (This figure is high due to the new
recycling scheme introduced in July.  There are usually about 600 per
month.)

 

2.      How many extra bin lorries had to be sent out to pick up bins
missed during their routine collections in 2018, 2019, 2020 – Collected on
route next working day by street care.

 

3.      The additional costs to the council resulting from missed bin
collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020 – Unquantifiable.

 

4.   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.  Details to be
advised in due course.

 

I do hope you find the information provided useful but if you are unhappy
with the way your request for information has been handled you may request
a review by writing to:

 

The  FOI Co-ordinator

Brentwood Borough Council

Town Hall

Ingrave Road

Brentwood

Essex

CM15 8AY

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request you have a
right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 Or 01625 54 57 45

Website:  [3]https://ico.org.uk/

 

 

With kind regards, Karen

Karen Rolstone | Technical Officer, Grounds | Brentwood Borough Council

T: 01277 312500  select option 2 | [4]www.brentwood.gov.uk |
[5][email address]

 

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