Number of public recycling and general waste bins within the remit of the local authority

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Dear Exeter City Council,

I would like to know how many public recycling bins there are in the area, broken down by the type of waste they accept, and separately, the number of publicly accessible general waste bins.

Yours faithfully,

Jack Fifield

Freedom Of Information, Exeter City Council

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Carrie-Anne Bainbridge, Exeter City Council

Thank you for your request for information, which is being dealt with
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 

 

Please could you clarify what you mean when you refer to ‘recycling
bins’.  Does this include the large containers that the Council would
refer to as recycling banks, or are you only referring to litter bins and
similarly sized containers?   

 

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Kind regards

Carrie

 

 

Carrie-Anne Bainbridge

Policy Officer

Executive Support

Exeter City Council

 

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From: Jack Fifield [[3]mailto:[FOI #606576 email]]
Sent: 22 September 2019 22:06
To: Freedom Of Information <[4][Exeter City Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Number of public recycling and
general waste bins within the remit of the local authority

 

Dear Exeter City Council,

I would like to know how many public recycling bins there are in the area,
broken down by the type of waste they accept, and separately, the number
of publicly accessible general waste bins.

Yours faithfully,

Jack Fifield

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Dear Carrie-Anne Bainbridge,

Please can I have details of both, but separated by type.

Yours sincerely,

Jack Fifield

Dear Carrie-Anne Bainbridge,
Thank you very much. Further to my request, in addition to the number of bins, please can I also have the number of sites they are located at? E.g., if there are two bins both next to each other, this would be one site, but two bins.

Yours sincerely,

Jack Fifield

Carrie-Anne Bainbridge, Exeter City Council

Thank you for your clarification.

 

The information you have requested is as follows:

 

The number and type of recycling banks can be found at:
[1]https://exeter.gov.uk/bins-and-recycling...
This lists all recycling banks that are larger than street litter bins.

 

Exeter City Council currently only have mixed waste litter bins and dog
bins.  The Council has 700 litter bins and 200 dog bins.  Unfortunately
the Council does not list the bins by location, therefore the number of
bins at each location is not held in a recorded format.  The level of
contamination in recycling bins has historically been too high to fit
recycling bins for street litter.  Keep Britain Tidy has recently carried
out a survey into the levels of contamination in street recycling bins and
we expect the results to be released later in the year.  We will be
reviewing the results with interest as the Council is currently looking at
the potential of placing recycling bins in the City Centre. 

 

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to request a review of either our decision, or the way your request has
been handled, please write to the Council's Corporate Manager within 40
working days at the address below. Your request will be considered in line
with our Review Procedure within 20 working days. Full details of this
procedure, including your right of appeal to the Information Commissioner,
are available in our access to information policy
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here: [3]https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/. 

 

Kind regards

Carrie

 

Carrie-Anne Bainbridge

Policy Officer

Executive Support

Exeter City Council

 

01392 265875

 

From: Jack Fifield [[4]mailto:[FOI #606576 email]]
Sent: 23 September 2019 13:42
To: Carrie-Anne Bainbridge <[5][email address]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Number of public recycling
and general waste bins within the remit of the local authority

 

Dear Carrie-Anne Bainbridge,

Please can I have details of both, but separated by type.

Yours sincerely,

Jack Fifield

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