Recycling Provision and Bottom Ash Usage

Michael Akinya made this Freedom of Information request to London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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Dear Barking and Dagenham Borough Council,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. I am outlining my query as specifically as possible.

I would like to understand the Authority’s recycling provision, including details of existing Bottom Ash recycling contracts, and the Authority’s future plans for recycling and environmental responsibility and sustainability.

I am interested in any information held by you regarding my
request. I understand that under the Act, I do not have to specify particular files or documents and that it is your department's responsibility to provide the information I require. If you need further clarification, please contact me by email.

I would like to receive the information as electronic copy, via

If my request is denied in whole or part, I ask that you cite one of the Freedom of Information Act exemptions for each piece of information you refuse to release. I would also expect you to release all non-exempt material. I reserve the right to appeal your decision to withhold any information or to charge excessive fees.

I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request. I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely,

Michael Akinya

Corporate Complaints Team, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

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Harris Jacquie, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Dear Mr Akinya


Thank you for your email below requesting information regarding the
Authority’s recycling provision and environmental responsibility and


We are claiming exemption under Section 39 of the Freedom of Information
act and have processed your request and released this information under
the Environmental Information Regulations Act.


The information you require is available on our website, and for ease of
reference I have included links to the relevant areas.






I can also confirm that we do not have any contracts for Bottom Ash


I hope that I have been able to provide you with the information you
require and that you are satisfied with the way that I have dealt with
your request.  However if for any reason you are not, you can make a
complaint by writing to the Corporate Complaints Team, 2^nd Floor, 15
Linton Road, Barking IG11 8EE.  Alternatively you can make your complaint
on-line at or you can e-mail your complaint to
[email address].


If you are still not satisfied, after following our Corporate Complaints
procedure, you can take your complaint to the Information Commissioner. 
Full details of how to do this will be made available on request.


Kind regards

Jacquie Harris


Jacquie Harris | Business Support and Performance Manager, Housing and


London Borough of Barking and Dagenham | Frizlands Admin Building |
Dagenham | RM10 7HX

Phone: 020 8227 5645 | Fax: 020 8227 2608

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