Waste collection calendar

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[name removed] (Account suspended)

Dear Ceredigion County Council information officer,

I am writing to request, under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. The cost of printing the 2013 Waste & Recycling collection calendars

2. The cost of printing the addressed cover sheet

3. The cost of the plastic packaging

If you are unable to break down the cost of individual items, I would be grateful for a total costing.

4. Whether any alternative printing and/or packaging cost estimates were sourced

5. The cost of posting/delivering said calendars

6. Any additional costs incurred in this process

7. How many calendars were printed

I would be most grateful if you could reply to confirm you have received my request and reply as each of my requests becomes known to you so as to speed up my enquiry.

Many thanks in advance.

Yours faithfully,

[name removed][name removed]

Ceredigion HPW, Ceredigion County Council

Dear Mr [name removed],

I refer to your email dated 2nd January 2013.  I am writing to inform you that your correspondence is being dealt with in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act.

We aim to respond to you in full within 20 working days from receipt of your correspondence and will let you know if it is going to take longer.

Yours sincerely

Ruth Higham
for Huw T Morgan
Director Highways Property & Works

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Ceredigion HPW, Ceredigion County Council

Dear Mr [name removed]

Freedom of Information Request regarding Waste Collection Calendars

The cost of designing and printing the 2013 Waste Collection Calendars for Ceredigion County Council was £3,708.47 The cost for postage and packing of the calendars to 37,930 properties within the County was £16,887.00, giving a total expenditure of £20,595.47, approximately 54p per property.

The Waste Management Section did approach other companies to produce the calendars but the company we used had been used the previous year and were able to produce and dispatch the calendars within the given timescales.

If you have any complaints regarding this reply, please write to the Assistant Chief Executive - Legal Services, Ceredigion County Council, Penmorfa, Aberaeron, Ceredigion SA46 OPA or by email to [Ceredigion County Council request email].  If this fails to resolve the matter to your satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner.

Yours sincerely

Adrian Keenan
for Huw T Morgan
Director Highways Property & Works

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