Municipal waste collections information

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Dear Falkirk 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

FOI, Falkirk Council

Good afternoon,

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

We acknowledge receipt of your information request received on 12/03/20. The Reference Number for this is 101852.

We have 20 working days to deal with your request from the date that we received it but we will respond earlier where possible.

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Carl Bullough, Falkirk Council

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Mr Patrick

 

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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? No

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. Food and Glass collections are collected by
FCC

3. Which of the IT systems below do you use for the management of day to
day municipal bin collections: Webaspx
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]
Response.....

4. When is your current contract for the IT system OR outsourced waste
contract for waste collections management due to expire? N/A

5. Please provide contact information for the service manager responsible
for waste collections. Douglas Gardiner [email address]

 

Carl Bullough

Head of Environmental Services

Development Services

Falkirk Council

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