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					          Refuse Collection and Recycling

                    Shepperton Area Forum
                    21 March 2006




1 : 16 April 2011               Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Current Situation

     Provided by Spelthorne Borough Council
      Weekly Refuse Collection
      Trade Refuse Collection
      Weekly Garden Waste Collection March-November
      Bottle Bank Emptying




2 : 16 April 2011        Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Contractors

      Acre
         Multi material bi weekly curtilage collection
      Acre
         Paper Bank emptying
      Firbank
         Can Bank emptying
      Textiles - Banks
         SCOPE (charity)




3 : 16 April 2011            Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Costs and Successes

      Total cost of waste collection
         Refuse       £1.2 million
         Recycling £0.5 million

      Total recycling tonnages - increased
         Nearly 20% for 2005/2006 from 14%
         However, target 30%




4 : 16 April 2011           Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Considerations

      Continue as now

             Not achieve targets –now and future
             End of multi material contract
             New strategy within Surrey looking to minimize
              waste production and maximizing recycling
             Waste needs to be considered as a resource




5 : 16 April 2011              Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Issues and Drivers for change

      Sustainability
          Co-mingled
          End user outlets
      Industry and other drivers
          Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme
          Landfill Tax
          National waste Strategy Review
          Environmental
          Practical




6 : 16 April 2011          Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Future options

      Collection systems
         Alternate weekly collection of
             Recyclables-co-mingled dry minus glass or
              kerbside sort as now
             Residual
             Garden waste plus kitchen waste




7 : 16 April 2011          Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Key considerations for Spelthorne

      Alternate weekly collection acceptance
          Kitchen waste
          Achieving targets
      Containerization
          Wheeled bins
              Costs
              Safety
              Public acceptance
      Increased funding
          Increased recycling percentages



8 : 16 April 2011          Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Potential routes forward

      Current recycling contract expires November 2006
      Extend or bring in-house
         But potential implications
            Glass
            Plastics
            Co-mingled
            Sort at source
      Any approach or change will require
         Publicity and marketing




9 : 16 April 2011         Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Possible options
      Option 1
         Alternate weekly
             Residual
             Co-mingled dry recyclables
             Garden Waste as now
             Glass to bring sites
      Option 2
         All kerbside sort
         Separate collection of (all or some of)
             Glass
             Garden waste & Kitchen waste
             Plastics
             Cans
             Paper
             Cardboard


10 : 16 April 2011               Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL
     Questions?




11 : 16 April 2011   Spelthorne Borough Council rated excellent – Audit Commission   BOROUGH COUNCIL

				
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