Recycling

Peter Hall made this Freedom of Information request to Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

Please can you give me a breakdown of where/who the council has sold its recycling to for each financial year since 2018/19?

Also, can you please tell me how much the council has made from selling recycling in every financial year since 2018/19?

Please may you tell me what the council does with the recycling it has collected? (Eg burn it, landfill etc)

Yours faithfully,

Peter Hall

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Dear Peter Hall

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 14^th March 2022.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information:

 

(1) Please can you give me a breakdown of where/who the council has sold
its recycling to for each financial year since 2018/19?

 

2018/2019 - Scrap to SL Recycling and GLJ Recycling, glass to Recresco and
textiles to JMP Wilcox (all UK based)

2019/2020 - Scrap to GLJ Recycling and textiles to JMP Wilcox (all UK
based)

2020/2021 - Scrap to GLJ Recycling and textiles to JMP Wilcox (all UK
based)

 

(2) Also, can you please tell me how much the council has made from
selling recycling in every financial year since 2018/19?

 

2018/2019 - £69,018.57

2019/2020 - £35,382.01

2020/2021 - £22,399.46

 

(3) Please may you tell me what the council does with the recycling it has
collected? (Eg burn it, landfill etc)

 

Scrap and glass are 100% recycled and textiles are 7% recycled with the
remaining 93% sent for reuse.

The remaining kerbside recycling for which we do not receive an income has
a split of 75% recycled and 25% incinerated.

 

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