What is the fate of glass bottles etc which enter the Authority's recycling process?

Chris Holbrook made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Carmarthenshire Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Gwrthodwyd y cais gan Carmarthenshire Council.

Dear Carmarthenshire Council,

For each of the last four complete accounting years, please provide the quantity (in tonnes, cubic metres, or by whatever bulk measure you use) of glass bottles, etc, which have entered your recycling process, the proportion which is actually reprocessed or sold on, the proportion that goes to landfill, and the amount of money which you made by selling any of it.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Holbrook

FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

Dear Mr. Holbrook

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 28th
October, 2018, and is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.

We are therefore required to provide a response within 20 working days,
which will be on or before 23rd November, 2018.

If we require clarification we will also contact you as soon as we can –
please note that the timescale for response specified above may be subject
to change if this is the case.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any
queries, remembering to quote the reference number above in any
communications.

Yours sincerely

Julie John
Information Officer
Carmarthenshire County Council

Tel: (01267) 224498
Internal: 4498

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FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

Dear Mr. Holbrook

I refer to your request for information, which was received on 28th
October, 2018 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.

The specific information you requested was set out in your email below.

In response, this information is available to view on the Waste Data Flow
website and can be accessed by following the attached link:

[1]http://www.wastedataflow.org

Under Section 21 of the Act, a public authority is not obliged to provide
information which is already reasonably accessible to the applicant by
other means, which in this case is via the website as set out above.

As I am in effect refusing to provide some of the requested information on
the basis that it is already published, please consider this email to be a
formal notice of refusal as required by Section 16 of the Act.

If you are unhappy with this decision or the way in which your request has
been dealt with, you have the right to make an appeal in the first
instance to:

The Head of Administration & Law
Carmarthenshire County Council
County Hall
Carmarthen
SA31 1JP

Email: [email address]

If you remain unhappy with the handling of your request or complaint, you
have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Website: www.ico.gov.uk

There is no charge for making an appeal.

Yours sincerely

Julie John
Information Officer
Carmarthenshire County Council

Tel: (01267) 224498
Internal: 4498

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