The Committee considered the final report and
recommendations. The following main points were noted in the
Recommendation 1 should be reworded to make it clearer.
‘Target’ should be replaced with
‘Prioritise’ in recommendation 2.1.
“Statutory’ should be deleted from recommendation 5.4
as this implies too severe a restriction on committee report
An additional recommendation relating to working with residents be
included in the report as residents should play a vital role in
decision making issues such as siting and design of bins in
conjunction with caretakers.
Page 14 of the report concerning Camden’s increased recycling
rate should be amended to refer to tonnage rather than
Members agreed a recommendation to provide all new parents with
information about the nappy voucher scheme and method of
With regards to evidence given by both North London Waste Authority
and London Resource that changes to fortnightly collections and
providing containers to residents would result in an increase in
the recycling rates, Members acknowledged that this was not
practical especially with Islington’s housing mix and the
demographics of the population.
That subject to the amendments to the recommendations and the inclusion of the two additional recommendations highlighted above, the report be agreed.