1. “Please provide the percentage of wastage recycled by your council (i.e. recycling rate), broken down by year for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
|Year||Recycling Rate (NI192) – DEVON|
|2018/19||This data has not yet been collated.|
NI192 – National Indicator 192 – Percentage of Household Waste sent for Reuse, Recycling or Composting
For further information relating to Devon’s Waste and Recycling please visit the link provided.
2. Do you do enforce any of the following to encourage correct recycling or penalise incorrect recycling in your local authority area:
a) Issue fines to households
b) Issue warnings to households
c) Employ officers to monitor recycling bins
d) Refuse to collect waste that is incorrectly recycled or contaminated
3. If your council does issue fines to households, please can you provide the number of fines issued, broken down by year for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
4. If your council does issue fines to households, please can you provide the amount of money collected in fines issued, broken down by year for 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.”
In response to questions 2, 3 and 4 above, please be advised that Devon County Council is not responsible for the collection of household refuse. This is a function of district and unitary councils in Devon.