Electronic waste arrangements pantomime merchandise

david made this Freedom of Information request to Basildon Borough Council

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Dear Basildon Borough Council,

Does The Basildon Towngate Theatre sell novelty electronic items such as illuminated wands, stars, windmills, swords and similar products to customers as merchandise items during the pantomime season?

If novelty electronic items are sold please provide the following information on the arrangements the theatre has in place for customers to dispose of the items in compliancwe with retailer responsibilities under the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) regulations.

1 Please indicate if the Theatre
Provides a free, in store take back service to customers
Has set up an alternative free take back service
Has joined the Distributor Take Back Scheme
2 Please provide a copy of the written information provided to customers that details
Which take back service is provided
How they can reuse and recycle their electrical and electronic equipment
Why this waste needs to be separated from other waste
The damaging effects of not recycling electrical and electronic equipment
The meaning of the crossed out wheelie bin symbol
3 Please provide an example of the records that are kept to show how much waste electrical and electronic equipment has been collected and disposed of.
4 Please provide details of how the arrangements for disposal of this WEEE are recorded in the documentation the Council uses to show compliance with ISO 14001 & Eco Management and Audit System.

Yours faithfully,


Data Protection Officer, Basildon Borough Council

Dear David,

Under Section 8 (1)(b) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in order for the request to be valid you are required to state your name and address for correspondence.

You have only provided your first name.

Can you kindly provide us with a valid surname we can record your request under please.

Once received we can record your request.

Kind regards

Pete Samuels
Legal Officer (information)
Legal Information and Support Team
T: 01268 207868
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