FOI Disclosure Log
08 February 2022
I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information.
Please may you provide me with data on:
- Total number of fly tipping incidents in 2020/2021 and 2022 to date per area under your authority, if possible (per waste type, specifically involving electrical and electronic items)
- Total cost of removal for fly-tipping incidents in 2020/2021 and 2022 (to date, if possible)
Please provide the information in the form (attached).
04 March 2022
Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.
The information I have been provided with does not provide all of the detail requested in the FOI as the shared waste service have informed me that they are not able to drill down into the figures further. For clarity I have answered the questions below rather than populating the table provided.
- Total number of fly tipping incidents in 2020/2021 and 2022 to date per area under your authority, if possible (per waste type, specifically involving electrical and electronic items) - 1441 in 2020/21, 830 until February 2022
- Total cost of removal for fly-tipping incidents in 2020/2021 and 2022 (to date, if possible) - Costs for East Herts 2020-21 £54,273.65 and for 21/22 so far £48,534.93
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