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Decision details

Waste Management Policies

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The report sets out the proposed changes to how waste management services are delivered in Sheffield to help achieve the £3.4m savings needed from the Waste Management Budget.



The Executive Director, Place submitted a report recommending changes be made to how the front line service could be delivered to realise a saving on the costs of providing waste services in the City.




RESOLVED: That Cabinet approves:-





the implementation of new polices as set out in the report, and accompanying appendices, so as to provide clear parameters to residents as well as the service provider on how Waste services will be delivered to residents in the City; and






the delegation of authority to the Director of Business Strategy and Regulation, in consultation with the Director of Finance and Commercial Services and the Director of Legal and Governance and the Cabinet Member for Environment to take such steps appropriate to implement the polices outlined in the report.





Reasons for Decision




To provide the opportunity to introduce new ways of working in the Collection  Service to increase efficiency and reduce costs, while allowing an income to be generated where allowed,  benefiting both the Council and residents.




To provide clear parameters to residents as well as the future service provider on how Waste services will be delivered.




Alternatives Considered and Rejected




The Council could continue to provide the current services in the current manner; however this would restrict the service provider to ability to create a more cost effective, more responsive, flexible and sustainable service in the future.




Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted








Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration








Respective Director Responsible for Implementation




Simon Green, Executive Director, Place




Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In




Economic and Environmental Wellbeing


Report author: Alastair Black

Publication date: 23/01/2017

Date of decision: 18/01/2017

Decided at meeting: 18/01/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/01/2017

Accompanying Documents: