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

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