Data for England from the government’s WasteDataFlow database shows that recycling rates reached 43.7% for 2014/15, which marked a 0.2 percentage point increase on the 43.5% rate achieved in 2013/14.
The links to past years are for local authorities in England. In 2006/07 we show a separate table for recycling and in later years we give a separate table for both recycling and composting.
Last year, South Oxfordshire district council claimed its place at the top of the recycling league table, with a combined rate of 67.3%. Below are the top 10 collection authorities for recycling in 2014/15.
|Rank||Local Authority||Recycling, Reuse and Composting Rates|
|1||South Oxfordshire District Council||67.3%|
|2||Vale of White Horse District Council||65.6%|
|3||Rochford District Council||65.2%|
|4||Surrey Heath Borough Council||63.3%|
|5||Three Rivers District Council||63.2%|
|9||Stratford-on-Avon District Council||60.3%|
|10||North Somerset Council||60.1%|