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:  
Rank Local Authority Recycling rate (%) Recycling target (%) Change from 2002/03
1 Lichfield District Council 46 26 4
2 Daventry DC 42 30 -2
3 East Hampshire District Council 36 16 11
4 St Edmundsbury Borough Council 35 33 5
5 Isle of Wight Council 35 26 4
6 Forest Heath District Council 33 33 5
7 Melton Borough Council 31 33 0
8 Eastleigh Borough Council 31 33 3
9 Canterbury City Council 30 20 15
10 Horsham District Council 30 26 16
11 Wealden DC 30 16 5
12 Staffordshire Moorlands District Council 30 10 11
13 Fylde BC 30 14 19
14 Dorset County Council 29 33 2
15 Cambridgeshire County Council 29 33 5
16 Bath and North East Somerset Council 29 33 3
17 South Cambridgeshire DC 28 16 9
18 Breckland BC 28 18 18
19 Forest of Dean District Council 27 22 16
20 Chiltern District Council 27 33 0
21 Hampshire County Council 27 33 1
22 Somerset County Council 27 28 7
23 Peterborough City Council 27 33 5
24 Devon County Council 27 33 5
25 Rushcliffe Borough Council 27 12 10
26 Chester City Council 27 24 0
27 Buckinghamshire County Council 26 33 2
28 Lancashire County Council 26 20 6
29 Suffolk County Council 26 28 5
30 Leicestershire County Council 26 22 4
31 South Shropshire District Council 26 20 11
32 Wokingham Council 26 22 2
33 Norfolk County Council 26 26 6
34 West Devon Borough Council 26 30 4
35 Sutton LB 25 33 6
36 Babergh District Council 25 14 14
37 Essex County Council East 25 22 2
38 Stockport MBC 25 20 12
39 Colchester Borough Council 25 28 4
40 Broadland District Council 25 18 14
41 Wyre Borough Council 25 14 -9
42 North Cornwall DC 25 14 14
43 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 25 20 4
44 Oswestry Borough Council 25 12 1
45 New Forest District Council 24 33 1
46 Congleton Borough Council 24 14 7
47 Milton Keynes Council 24 33 8
48 Hillingdon LB London 24 14 4
49 South Oxfordshire District Council 24 22 4
50 Chorley Borough Council 24 10 8
51 Surrey Heath Borough Council 24 33 0
52 Hambleton District Council 24 16 9
53 Oxfordshire County Council 24 22 3
54 Kent County Council 23 20 4
55 Cambridge City Council 23 28 6
56 Windsor and Maidenhead BC 23 30 -5
57 Bournemouth Borough Council 23 33 -1
58 Shropshire County Council 23 14 9
59 Warwick District Council 23 18 12
60 Reigate and Banstead BC 23 33 2
61 South Bucks District Council 23 33 3
62 Nottinghamshire County Council 23 17 6
63 Torridge District Council 23 22 1
64 Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council 23 18 9
65 Cornwall County Council 23 12 5
66 Erewash BC� 22 20 10
67 Suffolk Coastal DC 22 24 8
68 Chelmsford Borough Council 22 10 6
69 Kerrier District Council 22 12 6
70 Northamptonshire CC 22 18 4
71 Hertfordshire County Council 22 20 4
72 Richmond upon Thames LB 22 28 2
73 West Sussex County Council 22 24 2
74 East Sussex County Council 22 18 2
75 Crawley Borough Council 22 20 3
76 Tandridge District Council 22 33 1
77 Warwickshire County Council 22 16 7
78 Huntingdonshire District Council 22 14 6
79 Blaby District Council 21 20 0
80 Bridgnorth District Council 21 18 4
81 South Hams District Council 21 24 4
82 South Ribble Borough Council 21 14 3
83 Braintree District Council 21 14 7
84 Caradon District Council 21 10 5
85 Fareham Borough Council 21 33 -1
86 Wiltshire County Council 21 20 2
87 Oadby and Wigston Borough Council 21 33 5
88 Carrick District Council 21 14 6
89 Sevenoaks District Council 21 20 5
90 Gloucestershire County Council 21 24 4
91 Watford Borough Council 21 20 8
92 Stroud District Council 21 26 0
93 Torbay Council 21 20 1
94 Bexley LB 21 33 -1
95 Lincolnshire County Council 21 20 5
96 Derbyshire Dales District Council 20 18 4
97 Staffordshire County Council 20 18 3
98 North Warwickshire Borough Council 20 10 14
99 Bracknell Forest Borough Council 20 18 3
100 Epping Forest BC 20 28 -1
101 Boston Borough Council 20 10 13
102 Surrey County Council 20 30 2
103 North Kesteven District Council 20 10 4
104 Bromley LB London 20 14 5
105 Guildford Borough Council 20 14 3
106 Christchurch Borough Council 20 22 7
107 East Northamptonshire Council 20 28 3
108 Mid Sussex District Council 20 33 1
109 East Cambridgeshire DC 20 22 6
110 Pendle Borough Council 20 10 9
111 North East Lincolnshire Council 20 14 4
112 Shepway District Council 20 24 4
113 Cheshire County Council 20 22 2
114 North Lincolnshire Council 20 16 1
115 Adur District Council 20 33 4
116 Herefordshire County District Council 20 14 4
117 Southend-on-Sea BC 19 18 2
118 Uttlesford District Council 19 24 2
119 Woking Borough Council 19 26 2
120 St Albans City and District Council 19 28 2
121 Vale of White Horse District Council 19 15 2
122 Chesterfield Borough Council 19 16 5
123 Ribble Valley Borough Council 19 12 3
124 Camden LB 19 22 3
125 Worcestershire County Council 19 20 4
126 Mid Suffolk District Council 19 16 10
127 Havant Borough Council 19 33 2
128 London Corporation 19 10 5
129 Teignbridge DC 19 24 5
130 Welwyn Hatfield Council 19 24 1
131 Basildon District Council 19 20 1
132 Wansbeck Borough Council 19 10 1
133 Medway Towns Council 19 24 6
134 Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council 19 18 6
135 South Norfolk Council East 19 20 3
136 Cherwell District Council 19 12 8
137 Rutland County Council 19 22 0
138 Poole BC 19 33 0
139 Luton Borough Council 19 10 4
140 Three Rivers District Council 19 22 5
141 Kingston-upon-Thames LB 19 30 -1
142 North Dorset District Council 18 33 1
143 East Dorset District Council 18 33 2
144 Gravesham Borough Council 18 22 6
145 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 18 10 7
146 South Northamptonshire District Council 18 10 3
147 Blyth Valley Borough Council 18 10 7
148 North Devon District Council 18 20 -2
149 Stratford-on-Avon District Council 18 24 3
150 Preston Borough Council 18 10 2
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151 Castle Point Borough Council 18 16 0
152 Chichester District Council 18 24 4
153 Cotswold District Council 18 33 2
154 Durham City Council 18 10 2
155 Blackpool Borough Council 18 10 5
156 Craven District Council 18 18 8
157 North Hertfordshire District Council 18 16 6
158 Hyndburn Borough Council 18 12 11
159 Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council 18 18 -2
160 Maldon DC 18 22 2
161 Reading BC 18 16 4
162 Winchester City Council 18 30 2
163 North Yorkshire CC 18 14 4
164 Cumbria County Council 18 14 5
165 Halton Borough Council 18 10 1
166 Taunton Deane Borough Council 18 18 4
167 Mole Valley District Council 18 24 2
168 Derbyshire County Council 18 12 4
169 South Gloucestershire Council 18 14 4
170 Waverley Borough Council 18 24 4
171 Broxtowe Brough Council 18 8 7
172 Wandsworth LB 17 16 7
173 South Derbyshire District Council 17 14 5
174 Eden District Council 17 16 4
175 Salisbury District Council 17 16 1
176 Exeter City Council 17 20 3
177 Ipswich Borough Council 17 10 2
178 Wychavon District Council 17 14 6
179 Penwith DC 17 10 9
180 East Lindsey District Council 17 12 7
181 Wellingborough BC 17 12 4
182 North Norfolk District Council 17 28 1
183 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council 17 12 9
184 West London Waste Authority 17 18 3
185 West Berkshire Council 17 20 4
186 Wakefield City MBC 17 10 5
187 Durham County Council 17 10 6
188 Stevenage Borough Council 17 16 2
189 Bedfordshire County Council 17 12 5
190 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council 17 20 0
191 Northumberland County Council 17 10 6
192 Hart District Council 17 22 3
193 Mid Devon District Council 17 22 1
194 Barnet LB 17 18 5
195 Rushmoor Borough Council 17 16 5
196 Darlington BC 17 10 4
197 Restormel BC 17 16 2
198 Wycombe DC 17 20 3
199 Teesdale District Council 17 10 8
200 Lincoln City Council 17 24 5
201 Charnwood Borough Council 17 33 0
202 Carlisle City Council 16 22 2
203 London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 16 22 9
204 West Lancashire District Council 16 18 8
205 Worcester City Council 16 16 8
206 East Devon District Council 16 18 1
207 Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council 16 20 1
208 North Shropshire District Council 16 10 9
209 Dacorum BC 16 12 3
210 Purbeck District Council 16 33 3
211 North Somerset Council 16 14 2
212 Brighton and Hove Council 16 20 1
213 Maidstone Borough Council 16 12 2
214 Gedling Borough Council 16 14 1
215 Hounslow LB 16 28 1
216 Enfield LB 16 18 4
217 Lewes District Council 16 18 4
218 York City Council 15 12 3
219 Vale Royal Borough Council 15 10 5
220 Swindon Borough Council 15 30 1
221 Portsmouth City Council 15 24 1
222 Plymouth City Council 15 16 2
223 Rossendale Borough Council 15 10 6
224 Gosport Borough Council 15 18 6
225 Elmbridge Borough Council 15 16 3
226 Hammersmith and Fulham LB 15 16 7
227 Malvern Hills DC 15 10 5
228 Slough Borough Council 15 16 2
229 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 15 18 1
230 Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council 15 10 6
231 Tendring District Council East 15 16 4
232 South Somerset District Council 15 15 4
233 South Holland District Council 15 16 1
234 Harrogate Borough Council 15 14 5
235 Northampton Borough Council 15 24 1
236 Derby City Council 15 22 2
237 Rotherham MBC 15 10 7
238 South Lakeland District Council 15 14 5
239 Harborough District Council 15 10 7
240 Aylesbury Vale District Council 15 26 1
241 Merton LB 15 18 0
242 West Somerset District Council 15 14 3
243 Rugby Borough Council 15 10 6
244 Swale Borough Council 15 16 0
245 Western Riverside Waste Authority London 15 16 3
246 Oxford City Council 15 12 1
247 Runnymede BC 15 10 9
248 Leicester City Council 15 18 3
249 Ryedale District Council 15 22 5
250 Broxbourne BC 15 14 4
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251 Weymouth and Portland Borough Council 15 30 2
252 Walsall MBC 15 16 3
253 Castle Morpeth Borough Council 15 33 1
254 Lancaster City Council 15 12 5
255 West Lindsey District Council 15 10 5
256 Leeds City Council 15 14 2
257 Brentwood BC 15 28 0
258 Bassetlaw District Council 14 8 7
259 Coventry City Council MBC 14 12 3
260 Leicestershire District Council 14 16 8
261 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 14 18 1
262 East Staffordshire Borough Council 14 10 6
263 Cheltenham Borough Council 14 16 1
264 West Dorset District Council 14 18 2
265 Alnwick District Council 14 10 4
266 Burnley Borough Council 14 10 5
267 Dudley MBC 14 10 3
268 Telford and Wrekin Council 14 10 4
269 East Hertfordshire DC 14 14 1
270 Norwich City Council 14 14 3
271 Kirklees MBC 14 14 2
272 Spelthorne Borough Council 14 22 0
273 Ashford Borough Council 14 14 2
274 Croydon LB 14 28 1
275 Mendip District Council 14 14 5
276 South Tyneside MBC 14 10 6
277 Tewkesbury Borough Council 14 14 5
278 Derwentside District Council 14 10 5
279 Kennet District Council 14 11 -4
280 Tynedale District Council 14 12 7
281 Eastbourne Borough Council 14 12 6
282 West Oxfordshire District Council 14 12 1
283 South Kesteven DC 14 12 6
284 Macclesfield Borough Council 14 16 2
285 Calderdale MBC 14 10 1
286 Dartford Borough Council 14 14 7
287 Harlow District Council 14 10 4
288 Test Valley Borough Council 14 33 1
289 Doncaster MBC 13 10 5
290 Thanet District Council 13 14 6
291 Westminster City Council 13 12 2
292 Bristol City Council 13 18 -1
293 Solihull MBC 13 10 6
294 Hartlepool BC 13 10 1
295 Bradford City MBC 13 16 2
296 Harrow LB 13 16 4
297 Wyre Forest District Council 13 10 5
298 Allerdale Borough Council 13 10 4
299 Southampton City Council 13 16 1
300 Barnsley MBC 13 10 7
301 Arun District Council 13 28 0
302 North London Waste Authority London 13 12 3
303 Birmingham City Council MBC 13 10 2
304 Warrington Borough Council 13 20 -1
305 Ashfield District Council 13 8 7
306 Worthing Borough Council 13 24 3
307 Waveney District Council East 13 10 7
308 Wear Valley District Council 13 10 7
309 Copeland Borough Council 13 10 7
310 Fenland District Council East 12 10 2
311 Scarborough Borough Council 12 12 3
312 Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council 12 10 6
313 Selby District Council 12 10 1
314 Gateshead MBC 12 10 8
315 Redbridge LB London 12 14 2
316 Mid Bedfordshire District Council 12 10 4
317 Sheffield City Council MBC 12 10 7
318 Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 12 10 3
319 Sedgefield Borough Council 12 10 5
320 Greenwich LB 12 10 3
321 Wigan MBC 12 10 3
322 Rother District Council 12 16 1
323 Chester-le-Street District Council 12 10 5
324 Redcar and Cleveland BC 12 10 3
325 Sefton MBC 12 14 2
326 Waltham Forest LB 12 12 2
327 South Bedfordshire District Council 12 14 3
328 Ealing LB 12 20 1
329 Thurrock Council 12 10 1
330 Hertsmere Borough Council 12 14 1
331 North Wiltshire DC 11 10 2
332 Bedford Borough Council 11 10 4
333 Redditch Borough Council 11 10 3
334 Derbyshire District Council 11 10 2
335 Hastings Borough Council 11 12 0
336 Sedgemoor District Council 11 13 2
337 Bromsgrove District Council 11 10 2
338 Stockton-on-Tees BC 11 10 2
339 Ellesmere Port and Neston BC 11 16 3
340 St Helens MBC 11 8 5
341 Kingston-upon-Hull City Council 11 14 1
342 Great Yarmouth Borough Council 11 10 3
343 Amber Valley Borough Council 11 10 2
344 Lambeth LB 11 14 0
345 North Tyneside Council 10 10 7
346 South Staffordshire Council 10 12 4
347 Middlesbrough BC 10 10 6
348 West Wiltshire District Council 10 10 3
349 Stafford BC 10 10 1
350 Richmondshire DC 10 10 3
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351 Nuneaton and Bedworth BC 10 16 4
352 Greater Manchester WDA 10 11 3
353 Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC 10 10 6
354 Merseyside WDA 10 12 1
355 Rochford District Council 10 10 -1
356 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council 10 10 4
357 Gloucester City Council 10 12 2
358 Tamworth Borough Council 10 10 1
359 Havering LB 10 18 3
360 Salford City Council MBC 10 8 3
361 Wolverhampton MBC 9 10 0
362 Easington DC 9 10 -1
363 High Peak Borough Council 9 10 2
364 Sandwell MBC 9 10 0
365 Bury MBC 9 8 3
366 Corby Borough Council 9 10 5
367 Tameside MBC 9 8 1
368 Nottingham City Council 9 8 4
369 Haringey LB 9 10 4
370 Mansfield DC 9 8 4
371 Brent LB 9 10 2
372 Lewisham LB 8 10 1
373 Dover District Council 8 10 1
374 East London Waste Authority 8 10 2
375 Bolsover District Council 8 10 5
376 Islington LB 8 10 2
377 Bolton MBC 8 8 2
378 Manchester City Council 8 7 4
379 Newark and Sherwood District Council 8 8 2
380 Cannock Chase Council 8 10 3
381 Trafford MBC 8 8 1
382 Knowsley MBC 7 8 2
383 Southwark LB 7 10 2
384 Wirral MBC 7 12 0
385 Hackney LB 7 10 4
386 Barking and Dagenham LB 7 10 4
387 Sunderland City Council 7 10 4
388 Rochdale MBC 6 7 3
389 Oldham MBC 6 8 1
390 Newham LB 6 10 1
391 Kettering BC 5 10 1
392 Tower Hamlets LB 5 10 2
393 Liverpool City Council MBC 4 8 2

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