Dear North East Lincolnshire Council,

1. What method do you use for weed control?
2. Do you use Chemicals?
3. If you use chemicals is the council looking to using a more environmentally friendly method?
4. Does the council carry out weed control duties in-house or is this contracted out?
5. (If contracted out) who is the contractor responsible for Weed control duties?
6. Does the council have a budget for a chemical free alternative?
7. Contact details for the person(s) responsible for managing weed control within the council

Yours faithfully,

John Allen

Freedom Of Information (NELC), North East Lincolnshire Council

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Freedom Of Information (NELC), North East Lincolnshire Council

Dear Sir / Madam

 

Thank you for your information request, reference number FOI 22164/2122. I
wish to confirm that North East Lincolnshire Council holds the following
information.

 

1) What method do you use for weed control?

Adopted Highway – Obstacles / Obstructions and fence lines weed spraying.

 

2) Do you use Chemicals?

Yes

 

3) If you use chemicals is the council looking to using a more
environmentally friendly method?

We do look at the latest innovations on environmentally friendly weed
control, although this must be practical and cost effective.

 

4) Does the council carry out weed control duties in-house or is this
contracted out?

In- house

 

5) (If contracted out) who is the contractor responsible for Weed control
duties?

N/A

 

6) Does the council have a budget for a chemical free alternative?

No.

 

7) Contact details for the person(s) responsible for managing weed control
within the council

Grounds Maintenance Team - 01472 326300 option 3

 

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Yours sincerely on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council

 

Feedback Officer

Resources Directorate

 

Copy of the request

 

 

 

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