Waste Plan: Big Choices

Summary of Responses

Big Choice A (i)

What proportions of recycling & composting and other forms of treatment should the plan aim for?

Option Results Count
Option 1 is "Aim for the minimum regional and government targets and those recently achieved for recycling, composting and recovery of value."
Option 2 is "Aim for higher levels of recycling & composting and other forms of treatment."
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Big Choice A (ii)

Please tell us which option you prefer or, if you don't like these, suggest other options:

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Big Choice B (i)

What should be the overall pattern of waste management facilities in the plan area?

Option Results Count
Option 1 is "A few, large facilities, mainly in the Derby and Chesterfield areas, with various transfer stations serving them."
Option 2 is "A more diverse pattern, with local areas taking responsibility for their waste."
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Big Choice B (ii)

Please tell us which option you prefer or, if you don't like these, suggest other options:

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Big Choice C (i)

Should the plan aim for some new facilities to be in rural areas? If so, what types of facilities?

Option Results Count
Option 1 is "Yes. As many types as possible, to minimise impacts on peoples' homes and workplaces."
Option 2 is "Yes, but restricted to the types of facility that can comfortably be accommodated amongst or near farm or other rural buildings."
Option 3 is "No. The plan should protect the countryside from the impacts of waste developments."
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Big Choice C (ii)

Please tell us which option you prefer or, if you don't like these, suggest other options:

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Big Choice D (i)

Should the plan try positively to attract waste management firms to Derby and Derbyshire, for example by providing for the development of specialist technological sites or resource recovery parks?

Option Results Count
Option 1 is "Yes, as much as possible."
Option 2 is "Yes but not to the extent that it would make Derby and Derbyshire a net importer of waste."
Option 3 is "No, because any economic benefits would be outweighed by the problems it would bring."
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Big Choice D (ii)

Please tell us which option you prefer or, if you don't like these, suggest other options:

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Big Choice E (i)

How and where should the plan make the necessary provision to address the local challenges?

Option Results Count
Option 1 is "Despite the challenges, make the provision locally."
Option 2 is "Rely on other areas to make the provision."
Option 3 is "For City and Southern Derbyshire, plan for enough treatment facilities to deal with more waste than is produced in this part of the plan area."
Option 4 is "For North-Western Derbyshire, plan for enough landfill provision to take more waste than is produced in this part of the plan area."
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Big Choice E (ii)

Please tell us which options you prefer or, if you don't like these, suggest other options:

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Big Choice E (iii)

Please also state whether you agree with Option 3 or suggest other options:

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Big Choice E (iv)

Please also state whether you agree with Option 4 or suggest other options:

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Other Question 1

Bearing in mind the list in Appendix 3, are there any particular locational considerations which you think are especially important when planning for waste sites?

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Other Question 2

Do you know of any existing sites which you think should not be allowed to expand? If so, why should they not be allowed to expand?

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Other Question 3

Do you know of any existing sites which you think should be allowed to expand? If so, would you like to see the site improved and how?

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Other Question 4

Do you know of any sites or areas which would be suitable for the essential development described in the Big Choices Report?

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Other Question 5

Do you have other concerns or interests relating to waste development or waste management? What do you think we should be doing about them?

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