FOI Request - Bin Charges

Request 101002184076

1a. Do you have a charge for collecting garden waste?
b. When was it introduced?
c. Is the charge weekly, monthly or annual? How much is the charge?
d. How much money has the council collected from the charge since it was introduced? Could you break this down year by year please?

2a. Does the council charge householders for replacement bins for household waste/recycling/food?
b. When was the charge introduced? Was the bin free before the charge came in?
c. How much is each replacement bin? Is there a delivery charge? What’s the total cost?
d. How much money has the council collected from charging for replacement bins since 2009? Could you break it down year by year please?

3a. Does the council charge for new bins for household waste/recycling/food?
b. How much does each bin cost?  Is there a delivery charge? What’s the total cost of buying a set of bins for a home?
c. When was the charge introduced? Was the bin free before the charge came in?
d. Does the householder have the option to buy the bins elsewhere or can they only be bought from the council?
e. How much has the council collected in charging for new bins since 2009? Could you break this down year by year please?

Response 10-06-2019

1a. Yes.

b. 1st April 2019.

c.  Annually - £36.00.

d. Total to 07/06/19 - £670,356

2a. There is no charge for replacement household bins.

b. There is no charge for replacement household bins.

c. There is no charge for replacement household bins.

d. No income received as there is no charge for replacement household bins.

3a. Yes.

b. The charge for a full set of household bins is £113.29

c. This charge was originally introduced in 2000, bins were free of charge before this time.

d. Householders are required to buy their bins from Moray Council. Bins that are presented that have not been purchased from the Council will not be serviced.

e. Income generated from new bins;

2009 - £5770.23
2010 - £7952.40
2011 - £10748.78
2012 - £7695.91
2013 - £10703.01
2014 - £4784.71
2015 - £8703.76
2016 - £11,192.15
2017 - £10,952.45
2018 - £11,186.24
2019 - £6,506.28 to date

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