Decision details

Waste and Recycling Collection Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


This reports sought consideration of the revised Waste and Recycling Collection Policy.  The original policy had been approved in December 2015 and updated in September 2016 following the introduction of the new recycling service and the introduction of Garden Waste charging.  The Policy required further updating to clarify the service provided and to reduce confusion to the public.  The updated policy incorporated the three strikes policy for contaminated recycling bins.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


The revised policy continued to support the aims and objectives in the Council Plan under the Caring for the Environment Priority.




That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the revised Waste and Recycling Collection Policy attached at Annex A of the report be adopted.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Tracey Flint, Recyling Officer Email:

Report author: Tracey Flint

Publication date: 06/06/2018

Date of decision: 05/06/2018

Decided at meeting: 05/06/2018 - Cabinet

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