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Have your say on the six options for waste and recycling collections.

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Have your say on the six options for waste and recycling collections.

North East Lincolnshire Council has launched a public consultation on how it is going to manage household waste and recycling in the future.

There are six options for residents in Grimsby and Cleethorpes to choose from. People have until midday on Monday, January 20th to have their say on their six options.

Recycling rates have improved since weekly collections were introduced in 2017 but more progress in this area is needed. There are also plans by the council to collect food waste in a small caddy on a weekly basis.

The six options.

Option one

One recycling bin and a separate closeable bag for paper and card.

Both collected every other week.

Approximate long term annual impact on local funding of £32,000.

Option two.

One bin for mixed recycling and a separate box for glass.

Both collected every other week.

Approximate long term annual impact on local funding of £380,000.

Option three.

Two bins for recycling.

Collected monthly.

Approximate long term annual impact on local funding of £360,000

Option four.

One bin for paper/card, one bin for mixed recycling a separate box for glass.

Collected monthly.

Approximate long term annual impact on local funding of £150,000

Option five.

Three box recycling collection.

Collected weekly.

Approximate long term annual impact on local funding of £1,020,000.

Option Six.

No change no extra cost.

Three box recycling collection.

Collected every other week.

Approximate long term annual impact on local funding £0

Weekly food waste collection. £10,000 per year.

To have your say fill out the form at nelincs.gov.uk or you can pick up a paper copy at one of the main libraries or from reception at the Municipal offices in Grimsby. You have until midday Monday 20th January to have your say.

North East Lincolnshire Council is revising its Municipal Waste Strategy in line with proposals from central government.

 

 

 

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