We are conducting community consultation to find out the community’s views on our current waste management services and proposed new services. The results of the survey will help inform our planning for waste management and resource recovery services.

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* 1. Where do you live?

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* 2. Do you own a property in the Sorell Municipal area?

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* 3. Is your property in a residential, rural/residential or rural area? (select from list)

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* 4. What is your age?

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* 5. How satisfied are you with the current weekly kerbside collection service?

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* 6. How often do you actually use the weekly garbage collection service? Select the choice closest to your usage.

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* 7. Each week is your garbage bin typically:

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* 8. How satisfied are you with the fortnightly kerbside recycling collection service?

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* 9. How often do you actually use the fortnightly recycling collection service? Select the choice closest to your usage.

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* 10. How satisfied are you with the monthly Greenwaste collection service?

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* 11. How often do you use the monthly Greenwaste collection? Select the choice closest to your usage.

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* 12. How satisfied are you with the quarterly hardwaste collection service?

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* 13. How often do you use the Hardwaste collection? Select the choice closest to your usage.

FOGO stands for Food Organics and Garden Organics. Once collected the FOGO waste gets taken to an Industrial Composting / FOGO operation which mulches the food and garden waste and turn it into finished compost.
Glenorchy City Council has excellent information on their website about their FOGO service if you want more details about what a FOGO service entails  - www.gcc.tas.gov.au/services/waste/fogo-collection/

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* 14. Would you like Council to introduce a fortnightly 240L FOGO service for green waste and food waste?

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* 15. Would you prefer to have a fortnightly FOGO service or the existing monthly Greenwaste collection?

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* 16. If FOGO is introduced do you want to retain the existing weekly garbage collection or change it to fortnightly, and increase the size of the wheelie bin if necessary?
Note: the savings from fortnightly garbage collection could be used to fund the FOGO service rather than increasing waste management service charges to fund the FOGO service.

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* 17. Should a FOGO collection service be an ‘opt in’ or ‘opt out’ service (with criteria for when residents can be exempt like Glenorchy City Council - GCC FOGO Exemption Criteria)

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* 18. If FOGO is introduced do you think it should be provided to all properties or limited to those in residential and rural residential areas?

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* 19. Would you like the Hardwaste collection service to divert more materials for recycling?

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* 20. Are you satisfied with the public/street garbage bins collection service?

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* 21. When the Tasmanian Government introduces the Container Refund Scheme and establishes new collection centres, do you think the recycling centres at Sorell and Dodges Ferry will still be required?

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* 22. If the recycling centres in Sorell and Dodges Ferry were closed, savings of over $100,000 per year would be expected. Would you redirect those savings to -

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* 23. If you have any other feedback about our Waste Management Services please let us know:

Thank you for providing your feedback. Your responses will help inform our planning for waste management and resource recovery services. We will provide an overview of the survey results and actions moving forwards on our website, Facebook page and Sorell Times monthly advert in the coming months.
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