FOI - Recycling of single use plastic

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Ref No.: 03 20
Request Type: FOI
Date Received: 09/03/2020
Date Responded: 17/03/2020
Category: Recycling

Request

I would like to obtain the following information:

  1. How many bin liners were purchased and used by this organisation in each of the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years.
  2. In relation to above, how many of the purchased bin liners were biodegradable.
  3. How many plastic cups were purchased and used by this organisation in each of the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years.
  4. How much bubble wrap was purchased and used by this organisation in each of the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years.
  5. How many units of bottled water were purchased and used by this organisation in each of the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years.
  6. How many disposable drinks cups, such as coffee cups, were purchased and used by this organisation in each of the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years
  7. Does this organisation have an record of all the single use plastic purchased and used by it in each of the 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20 financial years, if so could it be sent over.

Could I please have all data in table format.

Response

 

Quantity in Financial Year

Item

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Bin Liners

 

0

600

400

The Water Industry Commission does not have a record of which of these bin liners are biodegradable.

Plastic cups

0

200

0

Bubble wrap

0

1

0

Bottled water

0

0

0

Disposable drinking cups

 

0

400

0

The Water Industry Commission does not have a record of all the single use plastic purchased and used by it in these financial years.
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