To advise cabinet of future obligations to
offer food waste collections to households arising from the
Environment Act 2021 and to seek approval for a weekly household
food waste collection pilot scheme to assess the viability of
collections across Northumberland, together with a home food waste
composting pilot scheme to consider potential options in rural
areas where weekly food waste collections may not be practicable or
The report will highlight the importance of the Council gaining an understanding of the financial, social, human resource and environmental implications of delivering a new food waste recycling service across the whole County when Government funding becomes available around 2024/25.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: For Determination
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/05/2022
Relevant O&S Ctte: Communities and Place OSC;
Decision due: 7 Jun 2022 by Cabinet
Lead member: Councillor John Robert Riddle, Portfolio Holder for Local Services John.Riddle@northumberland.gov.uk
Contact: Paul Jones, Service Director - Local Services Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.