Municipal waste collections information

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Dear Caerphilly County 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]
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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

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

 
Dear David Patrick
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 12th March 2020.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information:
 
(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?
 
We are not in a partnership with another authority for waste IT systems or
procurement.
 
(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.
 
All waste collections are carried out in house.
 
(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]
 
We do use Webaspx. However, we do not use it to its full functionality nor
the management of day to day collections.
 
(4) When is your current contract for the IT system OR outsourced waste
contract for waste collections management due to expire?
 
Webaspx is renewed on a yearly basis and is due for renewal at the end of
March 2020.
 
(5) Please provide contact information for the service manager responsible
for waste collections.
 
Hayley Jones, Waste Strategy and Operations Manager,
[1][email address]
 
We supply this information based on your original request.  If this is not
what you wanted or if you feel we have not fully understood your request
please do not hesitate to contact me to clarify your exact requirements.
 
If you have any queries or concerns or are in any way dissatisfied with
the handling of your request please contact us.
 
Yours sincerely
 
GARETH GRIFFITHS
Information Governance Officer
 
 

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