Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To provide Cabinet with an update on the
mobilisation of the HWRC's from a contractual to an in-house
“The management and day-to-day running of Staffordshire’s Household Waste Recycling Centres is a large, complex operation and I am delighted that the move to bring the service back in-house has gone so smoothly.
This will ensure we maintain the best service for residents, be sustainable and provide value for money for taxpayers and I know that users are already noticing improvements on the ground. Now we begin to think about long term development and our ambitious plans to improve facilities and encourage more sophisticated recycling methods”.
Simon Tagg, Cabinet Member for Environment, Infrastructure and Climate Change
Reasons for the Decision – To receive details of the work that has been completed to deliver the successful insourcing of the Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) Network.
Decision – (a) That the work that has been completed to deliver the successful insourcing of the HWRC Network be noted.
(b) That it be noted that there is a current Policy for the Usage of Household Waste Recycling Centres that details how waste from non-household sources will be managed (Appendix 1 to the report).
(c) That the need to review the current infrastructure and mobile plant across the network and invest where appropriate to maintain a modern, efficient network, be noted.
(d) That it be noted that, following input from Prosperous Overview and Scrutiny Committee, it is intended that a report will be submitted to Cabinet in the Autumn on the HWRC network to consider a 5-year costed Maintenance Improvement Plan and reviewed and updated usage policy.
Report author: Clive Thomson
Publication date: 16/06/2022
Date of decision: 15/06/2022
Decided at meeting: 15/06/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 22/06/2022