Decision details

Options for investment in Exeter Kerb side Recycling Service

Decision Maker: Place Scrutiny Committee, Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



Report to update Members on Food Waste Collections and the Materials Recovery Facility.






RECOMMENDED that Council approve:-


(1)  The adoption of Option 4 (weekly kerbside-sort recycling collection, incorporating glass and food waste collection, with three weekly rubbish collection) and associated investment in the Materials Reclamations Facility; and


(2)  To implement the chosen service Option 4, Council approve budgets of:-


·         £200,000 is set aside from General Fund revenue reserves to provide the project management and assistance with roll out;

·         A capital budget of £2,105,000 is provided for the improved recycling containers; and

·         A capital budget of £1,500,000 to enhance the MRF.


Reason for Decision:

As set out in the report.





Report author: Simon Hill

Publication date: 10/10/2019

Date of decision: 08/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/10/2019 - Executive

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