1) Does your authority offer a large item rubbish removal service to residents and/or businesses in your area?
If yes, please provide details and also answer the following questions:
If no then no further questions apply and to avoid any unnecessary time spent on dealing with this request a simple “no, we don’t” reply by email will be acceptable.
2) Is the service free of charge? If chargeable please provide information on charges.
3) Please confirm the cost of removal of these three examples:
I. A mattress
II. A fridge
III. A sofa
4) Are any residents entitled to free or reduced charges?
5) Who operates the service?
6) What happens to the items? i.e. does anything get re-used or offered to any organisations.
7) If figures are kept, how many times in the past year was the service used and what revenue did this bring in?
8) If figures are kept, how much did it cost in the past year to operate this rubbish removal service?
Yes, (for Households only) please see following web link which provides further information: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/bulky-waste/disposing-of-household-bulky-waste
Yes there is a charge. £30 for 3 items and £8 for each additional item after that
5) Thurrock Council’s Clean and Green Team
No, items are taken for disposal to landfill
There were 1497 allocated slots for collections which were all used. The income generated was approx. £46,780k.
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