Waste Collection Consultation

Closed 7 Oct 2018

Opened 30 Jul 2018

Overview

The Council is exploring ways of changing waste collection to improve the level of recycling and the quality of materials collected at the kerbside. 

This consultation is an opportunity to give your views on the options being considered. 

The survey should take around 15 minutes to complete.

Why we are consulting

Over the past decade the recycling rate in Belfast has increased significantly.  However, more needs to be done to boost recycling and prevent waste going to landfill.   

‘Dumping’ our household waste into landfill is not only bad for the environment and future generations, it is also costly.  Managing our waste costs the Council in the region of £26 million a year.  If we do not take action now, these costs will increase, which means further pressures will be put on the Council's budget.   

To address this and to help contribute to the Belfast Agenda, we have developed the Waste Framework. This is designed to improve the quality and range of materials collected. 

By improving what is recycled, we will be able to get a better price for these materials and support local jobs. 

To achieve these aims we need to introduce new waste collection arrangements and get greater buy-in from householders.  The Waste Framework proposes new approaches which we believe will help us achieve this. 

These proposals will not affect your brown bin collection or the collection arrangements for anyone who lives in an apartment with communal collections in place.

We want to know what you think and if you have any concerns about these proposals. 

Our Waste Framework can be accessed via the following link Waste Framework and independent options appraisal can be accessed via the following link WRAP Analysis.

Events

  • Girdwood Community Hub

    From 3 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 3 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Morton Community Centre

    From 4 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 4 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Willowfield Church

    From 5 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 5 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Whiterock Community Centre

    From 6 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 6 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Glen Road Community Centre

    From 10 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 10 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Ardoyne Community Centre

    From 11 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 11 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Ballynafeigh Community Development Association

    From 12 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 12 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Orangefield Presbyterian Church

    From 13 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 13 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Knocknagoney Community Centre

    From 14 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 14 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Cregagh Community Centre

    From 17 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 17 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Dairy Farm

    From 18 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 18 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Grove Wellbeing Centre

    From 19 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 19 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Belvoir Activity Centre

    From 20 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 20 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Tullycarnet Community Centre

    From 21 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 21 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Finaghy Community Centre

    From 24 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 24 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • East Belfast Network Centre

    From 25 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 25 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • The Kennedy Centre

    From 26 Sep 2018 at 14:00 to 26 Sep 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Highfield Community Centre

    From 2 Oct 2018 at 14:00 to 2 Oct 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

  • Ligoniel Community Centre

    From 4 Oct 2018 at 14:00 to 4 Oct 2018 at 20:00

    Roadshow where Council officers will be present and can answer questions and provide information on our Waste Framework.

Areas

  • All Areas

Interests

  • Council Facilities