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Textiles Not Processed At The Mrf Therefore Separate Dry Storage & Transfer Facilities Are Required Textiles Not Processed At The Mrf Therefore Separate Dry Storage & Transfer Facilities Are Required Presentation Transcript

  • NORWICH CITY RECYCLING
    • AGENDA
    • 1) Introduction
    • 2) Basic Facts
    • 3) Where we are now
    • 4) Issues
      • - City Centre
      • - Flats & Difficult Access Areas
      • - Residents Views
      • - Operational Issues
      • - End Markets
      • - Contamination
      • 5) What Next
      • 6) Other Materials
  • BASIC FACTS * 58,377 homes * 122,000 residents * 161,000 people in the City each working day * 50,509 tons of waste produced (03/04) * 354Kgs of waste per person p.a. * 59Kgs of recycling per person p.a. * Waste up by 15% in 1 st 6 months 2004/05
  • BASIC FACTS
      • * City – 31.5 people per hectare
      • * County – 1.5 people per hectare
      • * 68.5% Green Box Homes
      • * 31.5% Flats & Difficult to Access Homes
      • * BVPI 91 - % of population served by Kerbside Collection or within 1 Kilometre of a Recycling Centre: 100%
  • BASIC FACTS
      • DEFRA Funding for:
      • * 5 Recycling Lorries
      • * 60,000 Green Boxes
      • * 15,000 Black Baskets
      • * 50 x 1100 Litre Recycling Bins
      • * 10,000 Composters
  • BASIC FACTS 2005/06 Statutory Target = 18%
  • WHERE WE ARE NOW
    • 1) Bring Banks
    • 2) Original Paper Collection
    • 3) Green Boxes
    • 4) Communal Bin Recycling
  • WHERE WE ARE NOW
    • BRING BANKS
    • - 40 sites across the City
    • - 828 tons of recycling collected 2003/04
    • - Commodities collected:
    • Paper, Glass, Cans, Textiles
  • WHERE WE ARE NOW
    • ORIGINAL PAPER SCHEME
    • - Now passing 3,981 homes (mostly City Centre)
    • - 1,185 tons of paper collected (2003/04)
    • - Now averaging 8.5 tons per week
    • - Annual Collection Cost = £72k
    • Less Recycling Credits & Product Income = £65k
    • Net Collection Cost Per Tonne = £16
  • WHERE ARE WE NOW
    • GREEN BOX COLLECTION
    • - 40,700 Green Boxes Distributed
    • - Collect: Paper, Card, Glass
    • - Average Participation Rate of 70%
    • - 4,379 tonnes of recycling collected (2003/04)
    • - Annual Collection Cost = £420k
    • Less Recycling Credits & Product Income = £222k
    • Net Collection Cost Per Tonne = £45
  • WHERE ARE WE NOW
    • COMMUNAL BIN RECYCLING
    • - 112 x 1100 litre & 215 x 240 litre bins now installed
    • - 6,697 flats & difficult access areas covered
    • - 31 sheltered housing estates
    • - 42 schools
    • - 95 tons of paper & glass collected 2003/04
    • - Now averaging 8.5 tons per week
    • - Annual Collection Cost = £81k
    • Less Recycling Credits & Product Income = £22k
    • Net Collection Cost Per Tonne = £134
  • ISSUES
    • A) Residents Views
    • B) City Centre
    • C) Flats and Difficult Access Areas
    • D) Operational
    • E) Markets and Usage
    • F) Contamination
  • ISSUES
    • A) RESIDENTS VIEWS
    • Mori Research
    • Norwich Residents Survey 2001
    • - Important to recycle/willing to separate
    • - Weekly collections of waste and recycling
    • - Do not want to see a rise in council tax for recycling
  • ISSUES
    • A) RESIDENTS VIEWS
    • OPERA Research
    • Community Consultation Exercise on
    • Waste Management
    • - Cost and convenience
    • - Complaints about refuse collection
    • - Recycling funds/profits
    • - What it means for them
  • ISSUES
    • A) RESIDENTS VIEWS
    • OPERA Research
    • Tenants and Leaseholders Research (Council owned properties)
    • - Complaints about refuse collection
    • - Other issues affecting quality of life
    • - Need to agree their own solution to refuse and recycling
  • ISSUES
    • B) City Centre (Inner Ring Road)
    • - Architecturally and Historically sensitive
    • - 1,800 homes within Inner Ring Road
    • - 161,000 Residents, Workers & Visitors Each Day
    • - Currently on Original Paper Scheme
    • Options
    • - Continue with Original Paper Scheme
    • - Green Boxes – Space and Obstruction
    • - 1100 litre recycling bins – Space/Appearance
    • - Plastic Sack – Litter, Obstruction
    • - Mini Recycling Bins – in Trafalgar Sq, Piccadilly, Regent St
  • ISSUES
    • B) City Centre
    • * Mini Recycling Bins – in Trafalgar Sq, Piccadilly, Regent St
    • * Newspapers and Glass – can expand to other materials
    • * Opportunities for Sponsorship
    • * Guide Set Up = £102,000 (without Sponsorship)
    • * Forecast 1,300 tonnes of Recyclables each year
    • - from Residents, Workforce & Visitors
    • * Annual Cost per Tonne:
    • Collection Cost = £0 as Vehicle & Crew Already Available
    • Less Recycling Credits & Product Sales = £62K p.a.
    • Net Collection Cost Per Tonne = £0
  • ISSUES
    • B) City Centre
    • * Location of Mini Recycling Bins
    • Criteria:
    • - Proximity to Housing
    • - Space
    • - Proximity to Other Schemes
    • - Partners
    • - Compatibility With Refuse storage/collection
    • - Cost Per Tonne
  • ISSUES
    • C) Flats & Difficult Access Areas
    • * Refuse & Recycling: Bespoke Solutions
    • - Housing Type:
    • Decks
    • Towers
    • Low Rise
    • Court Yards
    • - Assessment Criteria:
    • Residents Views
    • Proximity to Home
    • Compatibility with Refuse Arrangements
    • Residents’ Health & Safety
  • ISSUES
    • D) Operational
    • * Cost of Labour
    • * Use of Transport
    • * Vehicles
    • * Receptacles/Bin Type
  • ISSUES
    • E) MARKETS & USAGE
    • * Long Term End User Processor Availability
    • - Reliability
    • - Capacity
    • - Financial Stability
    • - UK Market
    • * Environmental Consequences
    • - Transporting Materials
    • - Reprocessing
    • - Is it better to use virgin materials?
    • * Transfer
    • - Collection and Transfer Costs to End User
    • * Commodity
    • - Impact of collecting and handling materials
  • ISSUES
    • F) Contamination
    • - Food Products
    • - Wrong Materials
    • - Vandalism
    • * Contaminated load = disposal cost to Council
  • RECYCLING PROJECTS
    • - Major initiative starting Spring 2005
    • - Facilitating new recycling service for the City’s commercial and business communities
    • - In partnership with Norfolk County Council
    • - Focus City’s workforce and employers on recycling
    • - Initially paper, card and glass
    NorWRAP
  • WHAT NEXT
    • Prepare Paper By January 2005
    • * To Report on:
    • - Bespoke Solutions for Refuse & Recycling Collection
    • City Centre
    • Flats & Difficult Access Areas
    • Green Box Expansion Plans
  • ADDITIONAL RECYCLABLES
    • - A volume commodity (3% of household waste)
    • - Projected 250 tons at 16% recycling rate
    • - Increases recycling rate by ½%
    • - Increased collection costs:
    • * Need to install compaction unit per lorry
    • * Additional capital costs of £42k to £75k
    • (new technology not fully marketed yet)
    • * Additional Green Boxes/MRBs/1100s needed
    Metal Cans
  • ADDITIONAL RECYCLABLES
    • - Volume product (3% of household waste)
    • - Need to keep dry during collection & storage
    • - Textiles not processed at the MRF therefore
    • separate dry storage & transfer facilities are required
    • - Public interest limited -
    • prefer using charity shops (reuse)
    Textiles
  • ADDITIONAL RECYCLABLES
    • - Volume product (< 1% in weight of household waste)
    • - Plastic bottles only – Limited Marketplace
    • - 1340 x 55 litre boxes to collect 1 ton
    • - Would double recycling fleet with 4 more compaction vehicles
    • - Guide collection costs of £500,000
    • Plus transport & gate fees - to be determined
    • Plus additional Green Boxes & Communal Bins
    Plastics