Decision details

Review of Waste and Recycling Service in light of the Environment Act 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




1.  That, in order to respond to the Environment Act 2021 and the recently approved Joint Municipal Waste Management Strategy, the Council makes the necessary changes and subsequent investment in its waste and recycling collection service.


2.  That the future of waste and recycling collections will take the direction as introduced in section 5.4 – Option B and described in section 6 of the report, but specifically the introduction of a weekly collection of food waste and an alternating collection of ‘fibres’ (paper, magazines and cardboard), ‘containers’ (glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles, plastic pots, tubs and trays, cans and tins, aerosols, cartons) and ‘non-recyclable household waste’ from as early as 2024.

Publication date: 23/06/2022

Date of decision: 22/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2022 - Cabinet

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