New Recycling Fund (2)

MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What criteria were used to determine what projects would receive funding from this programme?


Answer for New Recycling Fund (2)

Answer for New Recycling Fund (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

LWARB published the evaluation criteria for the Fund when it was launched in September 2013.  The evaluation criteria are summarised below.

       Value for Money (VFM) - 33%

o       Waste diverted per LWARB £ invested over 4 years

       Quality of submission - 66%

o       Project viability (17%)

o       Demonstration of partnership (13%)

o       Approach and commitment to project performance monitoring (13%)

o       Commitment to the project - legacy, member approval and internal funding (13%).

o       Ability to deliver savings for waste authorities e.g. through avoided landfill and incineration, joint procurement, joint working (9%).

o       Net positive CO2 equivalent impact (4%).

Full details are available on request.