Municipal waste collections information

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Dear Sutton 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

Sutton Customer Care Team, Sutton Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Reference: FOI-183266608
Date of request: 13/03/2020
Title of request: Municipal waste collections information

Dear David Patrick,

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Sutton Customer Care Team, Sutton Borough Council

1 Atodiad

Dear David Patrick,

Reference: FOI-183266608
Date of request: 13/03/2020
Title of request: Municipal waste collections information
Request details:
Dear Sutton 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

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

Your Request and our response (in bold text) is as follows;

 

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?

 

No, all waste operations are handled through the SLWP contract SLWP
comprising of Sutton, Kingston, Merton and Croydon Councils.  This
includes 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.

 

Response: Yes. Veolia as part of the SLWP 

 

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: ECHO is used by the current contractor

 

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

 

Response: The waste contract term from 2016 is 8 years due to expire in ,
with 2 eight year extension clauses. is due to expire in March 2024

 

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

 

Response: The contract manager for the South London Waste Partnership is
Annie Baker

 

Further information

If you are interested in the data that the council holds, we recommend
that you take a look at Sutton 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://open.Sutton.gov.uk/

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Yours sincerely,

Customer Care Team

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