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Waste management strategy


Our waste management strategy sets out a clear policy and actions to help guide future waste management decisions in County Durham.

An addendum to the original strategy was produced in March 2010. 

Icon for pdf Waste Management Strategy addendum 2010 (PDF, 2.6mb)

The addendum updates the original strategy and identifies key challenges for the future. 

Strategy progress

A report to our Cabinet in October 2014 (item 10 on the agenda) demonstrates progress towards the strategy's objectives and commitments. It provides a full appraisal of the current waste management service delivery and performance including:

  • residual waste (contract, haulage, waste transfer stations)
  • household waste recycling centres (HWRCs)
  • collection arrangements
  • landfill and closed sites
  • waste prevention
  • waste education and behavioural change

More information

For more information, or a copy of the original strategy please contact us.

Contact us
Waste Management
03000 26 1000
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UQ
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