2003/04 overall performance

The following table contains municipal waste data released by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in January 2005 for the period covering the financial year 2003-04.


The data shows household waste recycling and composting rates for English councils in 2003/04, listing the councils’ targets for 2003/04 and the change in their performances from the 2002/03 period.


Councils are listed in rank order of combined recycling and composting rates:


RankLocal AuthorityRecycling rate (%)Recycling target (%)Change from 2002/03
1Lichfield District Council46264
2Daventry DC4230-2
3East Hampshire District Council361611
4St Edmundsbury Borough Council35335
5Isle of Wight Council35264
6Forest Heath District Council33335
7Melton Borough Council31330
8Eastleigh Borough Council31333
9Canterbury City Council302015
10Horsham District Council302616
11Wealden DC30165
12Staffordshire Moorlands District Council301011
13Fylde BC301419
14Dorset County Council29332
15Cambridgeshire County Council29335
16Bath and North East Somerset Council29333
17South Cambridgeshire DC28169
18Breckland BC281818
19Forest of Dean District Council272216
20Chiltern District Council27330
21Hampshire County Council27331
22Somerset County Council27287
23Peterborough City Council27335
24Devon County Council27335
25Rushcliffe Borough Council271210
26Chester City Council27240
27Buckinghamshire County Council26332
28Lancashire County Council26206
29Suffolk County Council26285
30Leicestershire County Council26224
31South Shropshire District Council262011
32Wokingham Council26222
33Norfolk County Council26266
34West Devon Borough Council26304
35Sutton LB25336
36Babergh District Council251414
37Essex County Council East25222
38Stockport MBC252012
39Colchester Borough Council25284
40Broadland District Council251814
41Wyre Borough Council2514-9
42North Cornwall DC251414
43Tunbridge Wells Borough Council25204
44Oswestry Borough Council25121
45New Forest District Council24331
46Congleton Borough Council24147
47Milton Keynes Council24338
48Hillingdon LB London24144
49South Oxfordshire District Council24224
50Chorley Borough Council24108
51Surrey Heath Borough Council24330
52Hambleton District Council24169
53Oxfordshire County Council24223
54Kent County Council23204
55Cambridge City Council23286
56Windsor and Maidenhead BC2330-5
57Bournemouth Borough Council2333-1
58Shropshire County Council23149
59Warwick District Council231812
60Reigate and Banstead BC23332
61South Bucks District Council23333
62Nottinghamshire County Council23176
63Torridge District Council23221
64Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council23189
65Cornwall County Council23125
66Erewash BC�222010
67Suffolk Coastal DC22248
68Chelmsford Borough Council22106
69Kerrier District Council22126
70Northamptonshire CC22184
71Hertfordshire County Council22204
72Richmond upon Thames LB22282
73West Sussex County Council22242
74East Sussex County Council22182
75Crawley Borough Council22203
76Tandridge District Council22331
77Warwickshire County Council22167
78Huntingdonshire District Council22146
79Blaby District Council21200
80Bridgnorth District Council21184
81South Hams District Council21244
82South Ribble Borough Council21143
83Braintree District Council21147
84Caradon District Council21105
85Fareham Borough Council2133-1
86Wiltshire County Council21202
87Oadby and Wigston Borough Council21335
88Carrick District Council21146
89Sevenoaks District Council21205
90Gloucestershire County Council21244
91Watford Borough Council21208
92Stroud District Council21260
93Torbay Council21201
94Bexley LB2133-1
95Lincolnshire County Council21205
96Derbyshire Dales District Council20184
97Staffordshire County Council20183
98North Warwickshire Borough Council201014
99Bracknell Forest Borough Council20183
100Epping Forest BC2028-1
101Boston Borough Council201013
102Surrey County Council20302
103North Kesteven District Council20104
104Bromley LB London20145
105Guildford Borough Council20143
106Christchurch Borough Council20227
107East Northamptonshire Council20283
108Mid Sussex District Council20331
109East Cambridgeshire DC20226
110Pendle Borough Council20109
111North East Lincolnshire Council20144
112Shepway District Council20244
113Cheshire County Council20222
114North Lincolnshire Council20161
115Adur District Council20334
116Herefordshire County District Council20144
117Southend-on-Sea BC19182
118Uttlesford District Council19242
119Woking Borough Council19262
120St Albans City and District Council19282
121Vale of White Horse District Council19152
122Chesterfield Borough Council19165
123Ribble Valley Borough Council19123
124Camden LB19223
125Worcestershire County Council19204
126Mid Suffolk District Council191610
127Havant Borough Council19332
128London Corporation19105
129Teignbridge DC19245
130Welwyn Hatfield Council19241
131Basildon District Council19201
132Wansbeck Borough Council19101
133Medway Towns Council19246
134Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council19186
135South Norfolk Council East19203
136Cherwell District Council19128
137Rutland County Council19220
138Poole BC19330
139Luton Borough Council19104
140Three Rivers District Council19225
141Kingston-upon-Thames LB1930-1
142North Dorset District Council18331
143East Dorset District Council18332
144Gravesham Borough Council18226
145Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council18107
146South Northamptonshire District Council18103
147Blyth Valley Borough Council18107
148North Devon District Council1820-2
149Stratford-on-Avon District Council18243
150Preston Borough Council18102
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151Castle Point Borough Council18160
152Chichester District Council18244
153Cotswold District Council18332
154Durham City Council18102
155Blackpool Borough Council18105
156Craven District Council18188
157North Hertfordshire District Council18166
158Hyndburn Borough Council181211
159Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council1818-2
160Maldon DC18222
161Reading BC18164
162Winchester City Council18302
163North Yorkshire CC18144
164Cumbria County Council18145
165Halton Borough Council18101
166Taunton Deane Borough Council18184
167Mole Valley District Council18242
168Derbyshire County Council18124
169South Gloucestershire Council18144
170Waverley Borough Council18244
171Broxtowe Brough Council1887
172Wandsworth LB17167
173South Derbyshire District Council17145
174Eden District Council17164
175Salisbury District Council17161
176Exeter City Council17203
177Ipswich Borough Council17102
178Wychavon District Council17146
179Penwith DC17109
180East Lindsey District Council17127
181Wellingborough BC17124
182North Norfolk District Council17281
183Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council17129
184West London Waste Authority17183
185West Berkshire Council17204
186Wakefield City MBC17105
187Durham County Council17106
188Stevenage Borough Council17162
189Bedfordshire County Council17125
190Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council17200
191Northumberland County Council17106
192Hart District Council17223
193Mid Devon District Council17221
194Barnet LB17185
195Rushmoor Borough Council17165
196Darlington BC17104
197Restormel BC17162
198Wycombe DC17203
199Teesdale District Council17108
200Lincoln City Council17245
201Charnwood Borough Council17330
202Carlisle City Council16222
203London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea16229
204West Lancashire District Council16188
205Worcester City Council16168
206East Devon District Council16181
207Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council16201
208North Shropshire District Council16109
209Dacorum BC16123
210Purbeck District Council16333
211North Somerset Council16142
212Brighton and Hove Council16201
213Maidstone Borough Council16122
214Gedling Borough Council16141
215Hounslow LB16281
216Enfield LB16184
217Lewes District Council16184
218York City Council15123
219Vale Royal Borough Council15105
220Swindon Borough Council15301
221Portsmouth City Council15241
222Plymouth City Council15162
223Rossendale Borough Council15106
224Gosport Borough Council15186
225Elmbridge Borough Council15163
226Hammersmith and Fulham LB15167
227Malvern Hills DC15105
228Slough Borough Council15162
229Stoke-on-Trent City Council15181
230Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council15106
231Tendring District Council East15164
232South Somerset District Council15154
233South Holland District Council15161
234Harrogate Borough Council15145
235Northampton Borough Council15241
236Derby City Council15222
237Rotherham MBC15107
238South Lakeland District Council15145
239Harborough District Council15107
240Aylesbury Vale District Council15261
241Merton LB15180
242West Somerset District Council15143
243Rugby Borough Council15106
244Swale Borough Council15160
245Western Riverside Waste Authority London15163
246Oxford City Council15121
247Runnymede BC15109
248Leicester City Council15183
249Ryedale District Council15225
250Broxbourne BC15144
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251Weymouth and Portland Borough Council15302
252Walsall MBC15163
253Castle Morpeth Borough Council15331
254Lancaster City Council15125
255West Lindsey District Council15105
256Leeds City Council15142
257Brentwood BC15280
258Bassetlaw District Council1487
259Coventry City Council MBC14123
260Leicestershire District Council14168
261East Riding of Yorkshire Council14181
262East Staffordshire Borough Council14106
263Cheltenham Borough Council14161
264West Dorset District Council14182
265Alnwick District Council14104
266Burnley Borough Council14105
267Dudley MBC14103
268Telford and Wrekin Council14104
269East Hertfordshire DC14141
270Norwich City Council14143
271Kirklees MBC14142
272Spelthorne Borough Council14220
273Ashford Borough Council14142
274Croydon LB14281
275Mendip District Council14145
276South Tyneside MBC14106
277Tewkesbury Borough Council14145
278Derwentside District Council14105
279Kennet District Council1411-4
280Tynedale District Council14127
281Eastbourne Borough Council14126
282West Oxfordshire District Council14121
283South Kesteven DC14126
284Macclesfield Borough Council14162
285Calderdale MBC14101
286Dartford Borough Council14147
287Harlow District Council14104
288Test Valley Borough Council14331
289Doncaster MBC13105
290Thanet District Council13146
291Westminster City Council13122
292Bristol City Council1318-1
293Solihull MBC13106
294Hartlepool BC13101
295Bradford City MBC13162
296Harrow LB13164
297Wyre Forest District Council13105
298Allerdale Borough Council13104
299Southampton City Council13161
300Barnsley MBC13107
301Arun District Council13280
302North London Waste Authority London13123
303Birmingham City Council MBC13102
304Warrington Borough Council1320-1
305Ashfield District Council1387
306Worthing Borough Council13243
307Waveney District Council East13107
308Wear Valley District Council13107
309Copeland Borough Council13107
310Fenland District Council East12102
311Scarborough Borough Council12123
312Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council12106
313Selby District Council12101
314Gateshead MBC12108
315Redbridge LB London12142
316Mid Bedfordshire District Council12104
317Sheffield City Council MBC12107
318Epsom and Ewell Borough Council12103
319Sedgefield Borough Council12105
320Greenwich LB12103
321Wigan MBC12103
322Rother District Council12161
323Chester-le-Street District Council12105
324Redcar and Cleveland BC12103
325Sefton MBC12142
326Waltham Forest LB12122
327South Bedfordshire District Council12143
328Ealing LB12201
329Thurrock Council12101
330Hertsmere Borough Council12141
331North Wiltshire DC11102
332Bedford Borough Council11104
333Redditch Borough Council11103
334Derbyshire District Council11102
335Hastings Borough Council11120
336Sedgemoor District Council11132
337Bromsgrove District Council11102
338Stockton-on-Tees BC11102
339Ellesmere Port and Neston BC11163
340St Helens MBC1185
341Kingston-upon-Hull City Council11141
342Great Yarmouth Borough Council11103
343Amber Valley Borough Council11102
344Lambeth LB11140
345North Tyneside Council10107
346South Staffordshire Council10124
347Middlesbrough BC10106
348West Wiltshire District Council10103
349Stafford BC10101
350Richmondshire DC10103
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351Nuneaton and Bedworth BC10164
352Greater Manchester WDA10113
353Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC10106
354Merseyside WDA10121
355Rochford District Council1010-1
356Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council10104
357Gloucester City Council10122
358Tamworth Borough Council10101
359Havering LB10183
360Salford City Council MBC1083
361Wolverhampton MBC9100
362Easington DC910-1
363High Peak Borough Council9102
364Sandwell MBC9100
365Bury MBC983
366Corby Borough Council9105
367Tameside MBC981
368Nottingham City Council984
369Haringey LB9104
370Mansfield DC984
371Brent LB9102
372Lewisham LB8101
373Dover District Council8101
374East London Waste Authority8102
375Bolsover District Council8105
376Islington LB8102
377Bolton MBC882
378Manchester City Council874
379Newark and Sherwood District Council882
380Cannock Chase Council8103
381Trafford MBC881
382Knowsley MBC782
383Southwark LB7102
384Wirral MBC7120
385Hackney LB7104
386Barking and Dagenham LB7104
387Sunderland City Council7104
388Rochdale MBC673
389Oldham MBC681
390Newham LB6101
391Kettering BC5101
392Tower Hamlets LB5102
393Liverpool City Council MBC482