P01 - Introduction of Charges for Bulky Waste Collections

Closed 19 Dec 2011

Opened 21 Sep 2011

Results Updated 16 Feb 2012

Thank you very much for all comments submitted to the savings proposals consultation. The staff and public consultation process have now concluded.  

Elected members have considered the final reports on this proposal including the staff and public views gathered during the consultation period. The decisions made are detailed below:

This proposal will introduce charges for the collection of bulky waste items such as beds, mattresses, carpets and chairs. These items are currently removed free of charge. Proposed charges will be £18 for up to three items plus £5 for every additional item. It is anticipated that the charges will generate additional income but will not significantly impact fly tipping.

Proposed full year saving 2012/13: £37,000

Cabinet Decision: To be implemented as originally proposed

You can find the final proposal document, equality impact assessment, and the public summary of all proposal decisions in the files section below.

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Overview

This proposal will introduce charges for the collection of bulky waste items such as beds, mattresses, carpets and chairs. These items are currently removed free of charge. Proposed charges will be £18 for up to three items plus £5 for every additional item. It is anticipated that the charges will generate additional income but will not significantly impact fly tipping.

The indicative saving for this proposal is £37,000

As the proposal will affect service users, we have undertaken an Equality Impact Assessment to identify likely or actual effects on people with protected characteristics.

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