Municipal waste collections information

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Dear Bassetlaw District 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]

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

Melissa Bussey, Bassetlaw District Council

Dear Sir/Madam





Thank you for your request for information received on 13 March 2020.


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Yours sincerely

M Bussey

Environment Services






Melissa Bussey
[2]Bassetlaw District Admin Officer (Env Services)
Council Bassetlaw District Council Hundred Acre Lane,
Carlton Forest, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 0TS
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Melissa Bussey, Bassetlaw District Council

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Dear Sir


Please find attached our response to your recent request.


Yours sincerely

M Bussey



Melissa Bussey
[1]Bassetlaw District Admin Officer (Env Services)
Council Bassetlaw District Council Hundred Acre Lane,
Carlton Forest, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 0TS
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