Decision details

Waste and Recycling Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That, in respect of the recycling service offered by the city council it be agreed:


1.       That as a result of resident feedback and the options appraisal set out in paragraph 11.40 of report CAB3439, the preferred option is a co-mingled recycling collection service collecting a wider range of materials and that Hampshire County Council be advised accordingly.


2.       To seek to introduce a separate collection of food waste by 31 March 2026 with the Council’s current contractor Biffa, including to provide quoted prices for the required food waste collection vehicles.


3.       That the Council will pursue the current lowest carbon viable options as a priority for service delivery.



Reason Key: Significantly effect on 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Campbell Williams, Service Lead - Environmental Services Email:

Report author: Campbell Williams

Publication date: 12/02/2024

Date of decision: 08/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/02/2024

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