Inert and Non-hazardous Waste

1. Could I kindly request the latest statistics on inert and non-hazardous waste generated in your jurisdictions? Devon (t) 2021/22 Inert waste 3,618 Non hazardous waste 376,882 (t) stands for tonnes. Please note: the above table excludes Hazardous Waste. 2. … Continue reading

Plastic Processing

Devon County Council (DCC) have stated that “Plastics segregated at Household Waste Recycling Centres are sent to re-processors.” 1. What is the data for the percentage of “segregated” as opposed to “unsegregated” plastic? 2. What percentage does not go into … Continue reading

Facilities Management Contracts Information

1. Office and building cleaning – Service contract that is focused around office, commercial and building cleaning services. 2. Lift service and maintenance – Service contract for lift service and maintenance. 3. Food – Service contract that is focused around … Continue reading

Community Equipment Stores

1.What is the current budget for Community Equipment Stores for Devon (mobility and independent living aids) for 2020/21?  £7,163,049 for 2021/22 2. What proportion of this equipment is actually reused or recycled? 85% of equipment collected was reused in 2020/21, … Continue reading

Recycling Centres and Clothing Disposal

1.Please confirm how many recycling centres (HWRC) you operate that serve your council and list their locations / addresses? This information can be found here:- Centres Archive – Waste and Recycling (devon.gov.uk) 2.What other facilities if any, are in place … Continue reading

Newton Abbott Recycling Centre Security Checks

Please can you provide me with the business case showing the efficiency savings in providing Kestrel Security, checking names and address ID, of residents entering the Newton Abbott Recycling centre. Please refer to Cabinet Member Letter and Decision document Can … Continue reading

Caravan and Boat Fridges and Recycling Centres

Information on why council recycling centres will not accept caravan/boat fridges which are as I understand it fundamentally no different hazard wise from ordinary domestic fridges. Devon County Council (DCC) only has a legal duty to accept household waste from … Continue reading

Residual Bulking and Transport Contract

We understand that the following Treatment contracts has expired * Service ~ Residual – Bulking & transport * Contractor ~ Viridor Waste Management * Expiry date ~ 31/03/2021 Can you advise if a new contract has been/will be awarded for … Continue reading

Collection and recycling of bulky items

How many bulky waste items were collected in your authority in during the following timescales? How many of the items collected were sent to landfill during the following timescales? How many of the items collected were recycled during the following … Continue reading