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Phase 1 Day 1 2001-09-20 Barry Rowland (Directory of Cityworks, Newcastle City Council)

text of presentation to Select Committee

Waste Management Initiatives

Presentation to Select Committee [by Barry Rowland, Director, Newcastle Cityworks]

20 September 2001

Current Waste Arisings (1999 / 2000)

Municipal Waste 193,612 Tonnes
Household Waste 122,124 Tonnes
Commercial/Industrial Waste 71,488 Tonnes
City Households 120,320 1.01 Tonnes/household
National Average 1.21 Tonnes/household

Background and Events to Date

Way Forward

Waste Management Contract

Waste Management Contract: Staged Implementation: Stage 1

Waste Management Contract: Staged Implementation: Stage 2

WHAT ARE OUR OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVES OF THE GOVERNMENT�S WASTE STRATEGY 2000

Government Targets

[originally presented as chart, converted to table for on-line viewing - Ed]

Recycling, Composting and Recovery Targets:

2003 2005 2010 2015
Recover value municipal waste: 0% 15% 15% 34%
Recycle or compost: 10% 25% 30% 33%

Kerbside Collection

Materials collected:

Kerbside Collection

Eco Panels

Civic Amenity Recovery Schemes

Other Proposed Initiatives

Greening the Supply Chain

Projected Recycling / Composting Rates

Existing Recycling Rate 3.6%
Additional Bring Schemes 1 - 2.5%
Paper - Kerbside 5 - 8%
Glass - Kerbside 2 - 4%
Sub Total 12 - 18%
Civic Amenity Garden Waste 2.5 - 5%
Total 15 - 23%

PROJECTED RECYCLING AND RECOVERY TARGETS

TONNES
COMPOSTING 5,000
METALS RECOVERY 4,500
NEWSPRINT / PAPER 6,000
GLASS 3,000
BRING SCHEMES 4,500
BUILDING MATERIALS 21,000
COMPOST (LANDFILL) 40,000
REFUSE DERIVED FUEL 60,000
TOTAL 144,000

SUMMARY

The following initiatives are part of the overall waste management objectives:

1. Minimisation

2. Recycling

3. Recovery

4. Community Involvement

5. Promotion