NLWA Annual Report 2020-21

North London Waste Authority’s Annual Report 2020/21 was approved by members of the Authority at the annual general meeting in September 2021.

The Annual Report 2020/21 gives an overview of the main areas of the Authority’s work in 2020/21 and the main issues dealt with by the Authority.

You can download a copy of the full report from this link.

The Annual Report 2020/21 is divided into 11 sections, which are described below. You can view individual sections of the report by clicking on the relevant links below.

Summary of Performance – provides an overview of the Annual Report 2020-21

Role and Operation of the Authority –  provides an overview of the Authority’s structure, functions and strategy. You can also view structure charts for the Authority’s officer teams in Annex 1

North London Waste Strategy – sets out the eight partners’ targets, aspirations and approach to managing waste in 

the area for that period 

Waste Prevention – Details the waste management plan for north London residents to avoid the production of waste and reduce the environmental impact and cost of collecting and treating it. Since 2006, NLWA has a waste prevention programme in partnership with the seven constituent boroughs to encourage a reduction in collected waste.

Recycling Services – details how the Authority managed recyclable material collected by the seven north London boroughs in 2020-21 and the seven Authority-run reuse and recycling centres (RRCs) 

Residual Waste Services – provides an account of how the Authority met its statutory duty to dispose of the residual (non-recyclable) waste collected by the seven north London boroughs in 2020-21

Relationship with LondonEnergy Ltd (LEL) – provides an account of how the Authority worked with its wholly owned waste contractor LondonEnergy Ltd (LEL) in 2020-21

North London Heat and Power Project (NLHPP) – provides a progress update on the NLHPP, which is the Authority’s plan to build a replacement energy recovery facility, and associated development, at the Edmonton EcoPark. You can read more about the NLHPP on the project website.

Communications and Campaigns – provides details of specific campaigns designed to help residents waste less and recycle more, as well as information about the day to day communications activity delivered to support the different business areas of the Authority.

Governance – provides information about how the Authority was run in 2020-21, including specific developments and issues related to the governance of the Authority and details of any statutory requirements under which the Authority operates.

Finance and Resources – provides an overview of the Authority’s financial position in 2019-20 and an account of the Authority’s approach to managing its finances and resources.