Municipal waste collections information

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Dear Aberdeen City Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request the following information in the context of domestic waste bin/sack collection services, as opposed to trade/commercial collections or waste disposal.

1. Are you currently in a partnership with other councils for waste IT system operations or procurement? If in a partnership please name the partner councils?

2. Do you currently operate waste services (collections) directly, or through a waste contractor such as Biffa, Suez or Veolia. If through a contractor, please name them.

3. Which of the IT systems below do you use for the management of day to day municipal bin collections:
a. Yotta
b. Bartec Collective
c. AMCS Clear
d. Whitespace/Powersuite
e. Contender/Swift Datapro/Agile
f. Selected Interventions / Echo
g. Core (Suez)
h. Webaspx
i. Microsoft Excel or similar
j. No IT system
k. Other: [please name]

4. When is your current contract for the IT system OR outsourced waste contract for waste collections management due to expire?

5. Please provide contact information for the service manager responsible for waste collections.

I would like to thank you in advance for your help with this.

Yours faithfully,

Mr D Patrick

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

2 Atodiad

Dear Mr Patrick,

 

Information enquiry reference EIR-20-0354.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 9
March 2020. 

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 6 April 2020.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

[1]ACC_Crest_for Tomina Egbuson | Access to Information Officer
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Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team |
Customer Feedback |Customer

Marischal College |Business Hub 6,  1^st Floor| Broad
Street | Aberdeen | AB10 1AB

 

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Dear Mr Patrick,

 

Thank you for your information request of 9 March 2020.  Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested. Our response is now detailed below.

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request the following
information in the context of domestic waste bin/sack collection services,
as opposed to trade/commercial collections or waste disposal.

 

1.       Are you currently in a partnership with other councils for waste
IT system operations or procurement? If in a partnership please name the
partner councils?

Aberdeen City Council is not currently in partnership with any other
councils for waste IT systems.

 

2.       Do you currently operate waste services (collections) directly,
or through a waste contractor such as Biffa, Suez or Veolia. If through a
contractor, please name them.

All waste collections services for Aberdeen City Council are in-house.

 

3.       Which of the IT systems below do you use for the management of
day to day municipal bin collections:

 a. Yotta
 b. Bartec Collective
 c. AMCS Clear
 d. Whitespace/Powersuite
 e. Contender/Swift Datapro/Agile
 f. Selected Interventions / Echo
 g. Core (Suez)
 h. Webaspx
 i. Microsoft Excel or similar
 j. No IT system
 k. Other: [please name]

Aberdeen City Council currently uses Bartec Collective for the management
of day-to-day municipal collections.

 

4.       When is your current contract for the IT system OR outsourced
waste contract for waste collections management due to expire?

The current contract is due to expire December 2020.

 

5.       Please provide contact information for the service manager
responsible for waste collections.

Pam Walker – Waste & Recycling Manager.
[1][email address]

 

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

As the information which you requested is environmental information, as
defined under Regulation 2(1) of the Environmental Information (Scotland)
Regulations 2004 (the EIRs), we considered that it was exempt from release
through FOISA, and must therefore give you notice that we are refusing 
your request under Section 39(2) of FOISA (Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002).  However, you have a separate right to access the
information which you have requested under Regulation 5 of the EIRs, under
which we have handled your request. Please refer to [2]FOISA reviews &
appeals and [3]Your Data for more information about your rights under the
EIRs.

 

We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

[4]ACC_Crest_for mac Access to Information Team
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Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team |
Customer Feedback |Customer

Marischal College | Business Hub 6 | 1^st Floor  |
Broad Street | Aberdeen | AB10 1AB

 

Dial: 01224 522166

[5]www.aberdeencity.gov.uk | Twitter: @AberdeenCC |
Facebook.com/AberdeenCC

 

                                              

 

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