• Contracts with Viridor Waste Services

    “Please provide details of contracts Devon County Council has with Exeter Energy Recycling Facility or Viridor” Devon County Council has the following waste contracts with Viridor:- Exeter Waste Transfer Station contract – 1/08/15 – 31/08/20 Mid Devon waste haulage contract … Continue reading

  • Bin surveys 2014-2019

    Can the Authority provide the number of bin surveys it has conducted in each calendar year since 2014? If applicable, can the Authority also provide the number of households subject to bin surveys in the same period? For clarity, a … Continue reading

  • Household electricals recycling process

    1) Are electrical appliances recycled or re-sold by your local authority when collected from households or deposited at your recycling facility? (please specify) Recycled 2) How are they processed? a) They are recycled i.e. broken down into recyclable parts on-site … Continue reading

  • Road Sweeping and Waste Tipping

    1) Do you operate your own fleet of vehicles or use third party contractors for the following functions? a. Interceptor and drain (roads) cleaning b. Road sweeping Road sweeping is a function provided by District and Unitary councils in Devon.  … Continue reading

  • Nappies

    For the financial year 2018/19 or the calendar year 2018-2019, whichever is more convenient, please provide the following information. 1. Do you distribute any free promotional disposable nappies (such as Pampers) or reusable nappies to parents at any of your … Continue reading

  • Waste to energy contract

    1, Does the council have a contract in place to process its waste through energy recovery (energy-from-waste or waste-to-energy) ? Yes 2, If it does does it involve the council building its own EfW plant or does it involve sending … Continue reading

  • Plastic waste handling

    HOW PLASTIC WASTE IS HANDLED: SEGREGATED: Devon County Council have stated that “Plastics segregated at HWRCs are sent to reprocessors. In 2017/18 1,327 tonnes of plastic waste was sent to reprocessors.” What exactly does this tonnage of plastic waste represent? … Continue reading

  • Plastic bottle use and disposal

    Does Devon County Council local authority procure plastic bottles for use in local authority premises; if so, how many per year over the last 5 years? No, they are purchased by Devon Norse, the Devon County Council facilities contractor.  We … Continue reading

  • Waste collection and recycling function

    Please can you provide me the following information regarding your local authority’s domestic waste collection provision. 1. What is the frequency of your general kerbside household waste collection i.e. weekly, fortnightly, monthly? 2. a. What kerbside recycling provision does your … Continue reading

  • Recycling and Waste

    “I write to you under the Freedom of Information Act to request a list of all waste, dog, litter, recycling bins and household waste recycling centres in your area. Please provide the information in the form of a CSV file … Continue reading