Municipal waste collections information

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Kingston upon Thames Borough 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]
Response.....

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 David Patrick

RBK FOI, Kingston upon Thames Borough Council

Thank you for your email, we will respond to your request within 20
working days.

If you are making a Freedom of Information (FOI) request you are now also
able to request via our [1]website

Subject Access Requests (SAR) can also be made on our [2]website 

Kind regards 

The Customer Care Team 

The Royal Borough of Kingston 

London Borough of Sutton 

--

Customer Care Team

London Borough of Sutton

[3]www.sutton.gov.uk

Follow us on LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook 

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

[4]www.kingston.gov.uk

Follow us on twitter @ContactKingston

Disclaimers apply, for full details see :
(https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200281/...)

References

Visible links
1. https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200175/...
2. https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200175/...
3. http://www.sutton.gov.uk/
4. http://www.kingston.gov.uk/

Kingston Customer Care Team, Kingston upon Thames Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Reference: FOI-184565692
Date of request: 17/03/2020
Title of request: Municipal waste collections information

Dear David Patrick,

Thank you for your information request.

Your request is being considered and, if it is held, you will receive the
information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as
defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information
not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.

If appropriate, the information may be provided in paper copy, normal font
size. If you require alternative formats, e.g. language, audio, large
print, etc. then please let us know. We normally provide the information
via email unless you tell us otherwise.

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an
assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the
information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the
case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then
they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to
release the information to you. You will be informed if this is the case.

Please be advised that in line with Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames'
commitment to transparency, in due course an anonymous copy of your
request and our response may be published on our website.

Yours sincerely,

Customer Care Team

Disclaimers apply, for full details see :
(https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200281/...)

Kingston Customer Care Team, Kingston upon Thames Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Dear David Patrick,

Reference: FOI-184565692
Date of request: 17/03/2020
Title of request: Municipal waste collections information
Request details:
Dear Kingston upon Thames Borough 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]
Response.....

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 David Patrick

-------------------------------------------------------------------

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[1][FOI #654631 email]

Is [2][Kingston upon Thames Borough Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information
requests to Kingston upon Thames Borough Council? If so, please contact us
using this form:
[3]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/change_re...

Thank you for your information request. We have processed this request
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000/ Environmental Information
Regulations 2004.

You asked about: Municipal waste collections information

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?

Kingston upon Thames Council is part of the South London Waste
Partnership, together with Croydon Council, Merton Council and Sutton
Council. 

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.

Veolia are our waste contractors.

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]

Response.....

Kingston upon Thames Council uses Echo to manage the waste collections. 

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

The contract end date is set for 31st March 2025, with an option for an 8
year extension and then another 8 year extension following that. 

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

Dominic Aslangul

[email address]

0208 547 5002

 

The information you requested is held by Kingston Council and is included
here or as an attachment.

Further information

If you are interested in the data that the council holds, we recommend
that you take a look at Kingston Council’s Open data initiative. We now
have a wide range of data about the borough available for public use all
available in one place: https://data.kingston.gov.uk

Right to Review

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your information request has
been dealt with you can request an internal review. Tell us why you are
unhappy with our response within 40 working days, and it will be looked at
afresh. We will aim to provide you with our review response within 20
working days.

If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of the review you have a
further right to appeal to the Information Commissioner, who regulates the
implementation of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental
Information Regulations 2004. The Commissioner can be contacted at the
following address:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Enquiry line: 0303 123 1113

Yours sincerely,

Customer Care Team

Disclaimers apply, for full details see :
(https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200281/...)

References

Visible links
1. mailto:[FOI #654631 email]
2. mailto:[Kingston upon Thames Borough Council request email]
3. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/change_re...