New rubbish routes could save council cash

Braintree and Witham Times: New rubbish routes could save council cash New rubbish routes could save council cash

JOINTLY collecting trade waste with household rubbish could save Braintree Council £200,000 per year.

A report to senior councillors says new routes picking up domestic and commercial waste at the same time would be more cost-effective.

The changes, which could come into force from February next year are possible due to Essex County Council plans to open a waste transfer station at Cordons Farm, Long Green Road, Cressing, meaning rubbish trucks don’t have to travel as far to drop off waste.

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4:10pm Sat 8 Feb 14

essex_al says...

'A report to senior councillors says new routes picking up domestic and commercial waste at the same time would be more cost-effective'

No S**t Sherlock.

It's common sense that using one lorry instead of two will be more cost effective.

Perhaps the report could be passed onto Chelmsford City Council. They use THREE lorries for the same type of waste; one for houses, one for flats and one for businesses.
'A report to senior councillors says new routes picking up domestic and commercial waste at the same time would be more cost-effective' No S**t Sherlock. It's common sense that using one lorry instead of two will be more cost effective. Perhaps the report could be passed onto Chelmsford City Council. They use THREE lorries for the same type of waste; one for houses, one for flats and one for businesses. essex_al
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