purpose of the Committee is:-
1. To promote sustainable, cost
effective and efficient service delivery through a shared approach
to resource and waste management in Devon.
2. To take ownership of and be
responsible for the development, implementation and review of the
Resource and Waste Management Strategy for Devon Action
3. To exercise those
responsibilities delegated to the Committee and to make
recommendations to the respective Authorities including through the
Chief Executives and Leaders group on matters of strategic
importance including future strategy, collection, treatment and
disposal of wastes; and to implement and further develop
initiatives as requested by this group and joint consultative
4. To share resources wherever
practicable, having due regard to the opportunities for economies
of scale to ensure effective use of resources including joint
procurement opportunities to deliver savings to the public
5. To continue to develop and
implement behavioural change & education initiatives to ensure
that communities are well informed and are actively encouraged to
maximise their opportunities for waste minimisation, reuse and
recycling & composting.
6. To consider and adopt funding
policies for the Committee's Budget.
7. To administer payments from
the Committee's Budget in accordance with the County
Council’s Financial Regulations to finance waste management
activities; to receive accounts relating to Joint Schemes; and to
consider the annual budget for the Committee.