Refuse collection operations costs and missed bins
Dear Mansfield District Council,
Under the Freedom Of Information Act I would like to request the following data:
- The number of households who received refuse waste collections in 2018, 2019 and 2020
- The cost of refuse collection operations for financial years 2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2020 and 2020 - 2021
- The percentage of bins missed during refuse collection rounds in 2018, 2019 and 2020
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Ashfield District Council
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Email: [Mansfield District Council request email]
Dear Mr Michael Newberry
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION REGULATIONS REQUEST – Ref No: 008863
Thank you for your request for information about refuse waste collections
which we received on 31 March 21. Your request has been considered under
the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your
request for information.
The information you requested is as follows:
- The number of households who received refuse waste collections in 2018,
2019 and 2020
Number of domestic properties
- The cost of refuse collection operations for financial years 2018 -
2019, 2019 - 2020 and 2020 – 2021
I have included the costs I associate with the operational collections
(staff, fuel and personal protective equipment)
- The percentage of bins missed during refuse collection rounds in 2018,
2019 and 2020
2017/18 2337 = 0.08%
2018/19 3541 = 0.12%
2019/20 2677 = 0.09%
2020/21 3879 = 0.13%
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