Waste strategy, statistics and health and safety

The Waste Strategy pages cover the council's waste policy and facts and figures. Please see below for a brief overview of each page:

Health and safety

Please go to Health and safety for a list of our policies

Waste planning guidance

Guidance for planners and developers to ensure that new developments have facilities to store and collect rubbish and recycling efficiently.

Waste services charter

Our targets for delivering the best possible service.

Waste statistics

Find out how much we recycle, how much rubbish we send to landfill, and how much rubbish we send for processing at a local mechanical biological treatment plant (MBT) and where our recycling goes.

Waste strategy

The Waste Strategy 'Towards Zero Waste 2020' was agreed by Council on 14th July 2005. An updated review of the strategy and Action plan was produced in 2014.  To find out more go to Waste Strategy where you will find a PDF copy together with subsequent updates.

West of England (WEP) Joint Waste Strategy

The West of England is a partnership between Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Councils to find alternatives to sending waste to landfill.  The West of England Joint Waste Core Strategy (JWCS) has been adopted and came into effect on 25 March 2011

Zero Waste

We have adopted a long term vision of zero waste in our waste strategy.  To find out more, please go to Zero Waste.

Do you have a comment, complaint or compliment about our services?  If so, please let us know by completing our on-line survey.  Please go to Waste Services on-line survey.

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