2006/07 overall performance

The following table contains municipal waste data issued by Defra to letsrecycle.com in November 2007 for the period covering the financial year 2006/07.   The data shows household waste recycling and composting rates for English councils from April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007, showing recycling rate (dry recyclables), composting rate (green waste and food waste) as well as the total amount of combined recycling and composting for the year.   Councils are listed in order of recycling rate for materials not including organic waste:  
Rank Local Authority Recycling % Composting %

Total

1 Mid Suffolk District Council 34.21 0 34.21
2 Chichester District Council 32.6 1.22 33.82
3 Chiltern District Council 32.44 12.59 45.03
4 Broadland District Council 32.27 13.42 45.69
5 Gedling Borough Council 32.08 4.49 36.57
6 Mole Valley District Council 31.61 7.56 39.17
7 Eastleigh Borough Council 31.26 6.2 37.46
8 Waverley Borough Council 31.15 3.74 34.89
9 Purbeck District Council 30.32 0.13 30.45
10 Uttlesford District Council 30.06 12.69 42.75
11 Havant Borough Council 29.92 0.39 30.31
12 East Hampshire District Council 29.31 5.52 34.83
13 Exeter City Council 29.17 5.15 34.32
14 Bournemouth Borough Council 29.11 7.16 36.27
15 Alnwick District Council 28.86 5.08 33.94
16 Babergh District Council 28.63 7.83 36.46
17 South Norfolk Council 28.58 4.27 32.85
18 Castle Morpeth Borough Council 28.41 8.51 36.92
19 City of London 28.1 0.09 28.19
20 North Kesteven District Council 28.08 27.41 55.49
21 Canterbury City Council 28.08 16.91 44.99
22 Charnwood Borough Council 27.95 7.94 35.89
23 Wyre Forest District Council 27.89 0 27.89
24 South Hams District Council 27.7 21.06 48.76
25 Ashfield District Council 27.62 0.59 28.21
26 Breckland Council 27.55 10.92 38.47
27 Blaby District Council 27.52 10.9 38.42
28 Woking Borough Council 27.18 11.21 38.39
29 Fareham Borough Council 27.18 11.19 38.37
30 South Oxfordshire District Council 27.17 6.11 33.28
31 Rushcliffe Borough Council 27.07 25.11 52.18
32 West Dorset District Council 27.04 0.3 27.34
33 South Somerset District Council 27.02 18.69 45.71
34 Shepway District Council 26.79 13.37 40.16
35 Broxtowe Borough Council 26.54 12.12 38.66
36 Somerset County Council 26.5 20.78 47.28
37 Waveney District Council 26.33 22.08 48.41
38 New Forest District Council 26.27 2.44 28.71
39 Devon County Council 26.2 19.6 45.8
40 South Bucks District Council 26.18 7.04 33.22
41 Boston Borough Council 26.15 0 26.15
42 Crawley Borough Council 26.14 0.29 26.43
43 Norfolk County Council 26.1 12.36 38.46
44 North Norfolk District Council 26.08 15.53 41.61
45 Bromley LB 25.96 5.89 31.85
46 Hart District Council 25.91 4.94 30.85
47 Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 25.87 8.58 34.45
48 Worcester City Council 25.79 0.06 25.85
49 Great Yarmouth Borough Council 25.76 0 25.76
50 Arun District Council 25.72 6.66 32.38
51 Newark and Sherwood District Council 25.71 0 25.71
52 Guildford Borough Council 25.65 8.41 34.06
53 Amber Valley Borough Council 25.64 0 25.64
54 Bath and North East Somerset Council 25.59 14.24 39.83
55 Erewash Borough Council 25.49 15.41 40.9
56 Nottinghamshire County Council 25.29 12.54 37.83
57 Adur District Council 25.22 0.4 25.62
58 Hampshire County Council 25.19 11.55 36.74
59 Epping Forest Borough Council 25.17 11.79 36.96
60 Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council 24.96 18.21 43.17
61 Hyndburn Borough Council 24.91 8.6 33.51
62 Lancashire County Council 24.83 13.91 38.74
63 Malvern Hills District Council 24.7 0 24.7
64 Weymouth and Portland Borough Council 24.64 11.25 35.89
65 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council 24.62 7.31 31.93
66 North Dorset District Council 24.59 7.06 31.65
67 Sevenoaks District Council 24.59 5.54 30.13
68 Gravesham Borough Council 24.58 0 24.58
69 Huntingdonshire District Council 24.49 27.23 51.72
70 Mid Bedfordshire District Council 24.44 8.52 32.96
71 Milton Keynes Council 24.38 10.57 34.95
72 Wiltshire County Council 24.24 14.04 38.28
73 Tandridge District Council 24.1 0 24.1
74 Northumberland County Council 24.08 9.47 33.55
75 Elmbridge Borough Council 24.01 1.98 25.99
76 Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council 23.97 5.46 29.43
77 Taunton Deane Borough Council 23.95 17.08 41.03
78 Carrick District Council 23.95 8.1 32.05
79 Bracknell Forest Borough Council 23.93 11.56 35.49
80 Suffolk County Council 23.92 18.98 42.9
81 Brighton and Hove Council 23.86 3.41 27.27
82 Dorset County Council 23.78 18.56 42.34
83 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 23.58 0.7 24.28
84 Chorley Borough Council 23.53 20.55 44.08
85 Buckinghamshire County Council 23.51 16.59 40.1
86 Braintree District Council 23.4 12.1 35.5
87 Poole Borough Council 23.32 10.26 33.58
88 Lichfield District Council 23.31 24.28 47.59
89 York City Council 23.3 16.63 39.93
90 Lincolnshire County Council 23.27 17.04 40.31
91 East Northamptonshire Council 23.26 4.26 27.52
92 Stroud District Council 23.24 0 23.24
93 St Edmundsbury Borough Council 23.2 26.83 50.03
94 Tamworth Borough Council 23 15.34 38.34
95 Kennet District Council 22.98 13.67 36.65
96 West Oxfordshire District Council 22.98 3.83 26.81
97 Cherwell District Council 22.96 21.67 44.63
98 Tendring District Council 22.88 0 22.88
99 Reading Borough Council 22.86 4.78 27.64
100 Oadby and Wigston Borough Council 22.85 17.52 40.37
101 Oxfordshire County Council 22.83 15.52 38.35
102 Wokingham Council 22.82 11.17 33.99
103 Vale of White Horse District Council 22.82 6.28 29.1
104 Melton Borough Council 22.79 25.11 47.9
105 Richmond upon Thames LB 22.78 8.93 31.71
106 Gosport Borough Council 22.78 1.32 24.1
107 Hammersmith and Fulham LB 22.74 0.89 23.63
108 Blyth Valley Borough Council 22.7 0.86 23.56
109 Wandsworth LB 22.6 0.27 22.87
110 South Holland District Council 22.57 0.07 22.64
111 Mendip District Council 22.55 19.35 41.9
112 Swindon Borough Council 22.52 9.61 32.13
113 South Ribble Borough Council 22.5 21.7 44.2
114 Worcestershire County Council 22.5 9.78 32.28
115 Camden LB 22.38 5.67 28.05
116 West Sussex County Council 22.34 11.83 34.17
117 Winchester City Council 22.33 1.93 24.26
118 Kettering Borough Council 22.3 22.78 45.08
119 Bexley LB 22.21 17.79 40
120 Restormel Borough Council 22.18 2.75 24.93
121 West Somerset District Council 22.14 2.29 24.43
122 Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council 22.11 11.47 33.58
123 Cambridgeshire County Council 22.08 26.42 48.5
124 Forest Heath District Council 22.06 23.96 46.02
125 Wansbeck District Council 22.03 5.96 27.99
126 Burnley Borough Council 22.02 9.59 31.61
127 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 21.97 20.79 42.76
128 Western Riverside Waste Authority 21.96 1.72 23.68
129 Wychavon District Council 21.95 0.05 22
130 Tynedale District Council 21.85 4.71 26.56
131 South Shropshire District Council 21.84 31.36 53.2
132 Kent County Council 21.79 10.64 32.43
133 Test Valley Borough Council 21.61 5.4 27.01
134 Cornwall County Council 21.58 9.07 30.65
135 East Dorset District Council 21.52 10.06 31.58
136 Lewes District Council 21.48 0.66 22.14
137 Surrey County Council 21.46 9.49 30.95
138 Bristol City Council 21.44 10.5 31.94
139 Northamptonshire County Council 21.4 17.9 39.3
140 Mansfield District Council 21.34 5.48 26.82
141 Merton LB 21.33 3.72 25.05
142 Rossendale Borough Council 21.29 6.85 28.14
143 Essex County Council 21.28 12.91 34.19
144 Greenwich LB 21.28 2.33 23.61
145 Bedfordshire County Council 21.27 13.59 34.86
146 Pendle Borough Council 21.23 10.61 31.84
147 Bromsgrove District Council 21.22 19.61 40.83
148 Christchurch Borough Council 21.21 1.58 22.79
149 North Cornwall District Council 21.1 6.66 27.76
150 Eden District Council 21.05 18.17 39.22
151 Wycombe District Council 21.01 18.39 39.4
152 Bassetlaw District Council 20.98 0 20.98
153 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council 20.86 15.03 35.89
154 Sutton LB 20.81 9.45 30.26
155 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 20.8 8.79 29.59
156 South Gloucestershire Council 20.76 18.78 39.54
157 Caradon District Council 20.69 6.21 26.9
158 South Staffordshire Council 20.65 23.6 44.25
159 West Devon Borough Council 20.65 18.98 39.63
160 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 20.62 6.69 27.31
161 Dacorum Borough Council 20.61 22.42 43.03
162 Leicestershire County Council 20.57 21.96 42.53
163 Mid Sussex District Council 20.54 4.65 25.19
164 Lambeth LB 20.54 2.56 23.1
165 Northampton Borough Council 20.41 16.81 37.22
166 Three Rivers District Council 20.4 25.2 45.6
167 Macclesfield Borough Council 20.37 19.87 40.24
168 Redditch Borough Council 20.31 0 20.31
169 Surrey Heath Borough Council 20.15 9.65 29.8
170 Ryedale District Council 20.13 30.88 51.01
171 Medway Borough Council 20.12 12.27 32.39
172 Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council 20.12 0.41 20.53
173 Blackpool Borough Council 20.03 11.94 31.97
174 Plymouth City Council 19.92 6.94 26.86
175 Teignbridge District Council 19.84 30.6 50.44
176 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 19.83 9.31 29.14
177 Telford and Wrekin Council 19.82 15.09 34.91
178 Brentwood Borough Council 19.82 11.39 31.21
179 Maldon District Council 19.77 13.1 32.87
180 Rushmoor Borough Council 19.7 2.77 22.47
181 Hertfordshire County Council 19.69 16.09 35.78
182 Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 19.69 1.24 20.93
183 Bridgnorth District Council 19.66 18.01 37.67
184 Harborough District Council 19.64 28.96 48.6
185 West Lindsey District Council 19.6 13.41 33.01
186 Westminster City Council 19.57 0.81 20.38
187 Staffordshire County Council 19.55 17.44 36.99
188 Fenland District Council 19.54 27.83 47.37
189 Luton Borough Council 19.53 9.26 28.79
190 Derwentside District Council 19.47 9.54 29.01
191 Enfield LB 19.36 10.28 29.64
192 Portsmouth City Council 19.36 3.67 23.03
193 Haringey LB 19.35 5.37 24.72
194 Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council 19.31 0.6 19.91
195 Gloucestershire County Council 19.24 13.77 33.01
196 Wyre Borough Council 19.23 20.96 40.19
197 East Lindsey District Council 19.23 17.44 36.67
198 Peterborough City Council 19.22 24.53 43.75
199 St Albans City and District Council 19.14 13.16 32.3
200 Aylesbury Vale District Council 19.04 0.81 19.85
201 Vale Royal Borough Council 19.02 26.01 45.03
202 Derbyshire County Council 19.01 12.61 31.62
203 Ipswich Borough Council 18.92 17.86 36.78
204 North Yorkshire County Council 18.9 16.17 35.07
205 Islington LB 18.85 4.65 23.5
206 Penwith District Council 18.82 6.75 25.57
207 Worthing Borough Council 18.8 2.83 21.63
208 West Wiltshire District Council 18.79 21.31 40.1
209 Basildon District Council 18.77 7.29 26.06
210 Cannock Chase Council 18.64 18.41 37.05
211 Derby City Council 18.63 14.09 32.72
212 Dartford Borough Council 18.63 0 18.63
213 Corby Borough Council 18.61 12.05 30.66
214 Herefordshire Council 18.59 7.33 25.92
215 Hillingdon LB 18.56 12.08 30.64
216 Salisbury District Council 18.53 4.85 23.38
217 Bolton MBC 18.5 10.76 29.26
218 Torbay Council 18.48 7.58 26.06
219 Oswestry Borough Council 18.45 23.39 41.84
220 Colchester Borough Council 18.45 12.51 30.96
221 Tameside MBC 18.44 5.84 24.28
222 North Devon District Council 18.43 16.68 35.11
223 Watford Borough Council 18.43 16.01 34.44
224 Kerrier District Council 18.43 7.79 26.22
225 Cumbria County Council 18.42 13.79 32.21
226 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council 18.38 15.72 34.1
227 East Sussex County Council 18.38 10.54 28.92
228 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 18.37 5.53 23.9
229 Norwich City Council 18.37 0 18.37
230 East Devon District Council 18.36 0 18.36
231 Sheffield City Council 18.31 6.63 24.94
232 Derbyshire Dales District Council 18.25 18.24 36.49
233 South Cambridgeshire District Council 18.24 32.74 50.98
234 Wear Valley District Council 18.23 8.26 26.49
235 Thurrock Council 18.2 5.5 23.7
236 North Somerset Council 18.19 12.98 31.17
237 Eastbourne Borough Council 18.14 4.78 22.92
238 Cotswold District Council 18.11 22.93 41.04
239 West Lancashire District Council 18.11 19.89 38
240 South Kesteven District Council 18.06 13.83 31.89
241 Torridge District Council 18.03 13.46 31.49
242 Tewkesbury Borough Council 17.97 8.42 26.39
243 Ealing LB 17.97 6.95 24.92
244 Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council 17.93 25.09 43.02
245 Cheshire County Council 17.93 18.29 36.22
246 Barnet LB 17.92 11.55 29.47
247 Wellingborough Borough Council 17.83 12.49 30.32
248 Fylde Borough Council 17.81 22.2 40.01
249 Shropshire County Council 17.81 20.11 37.92
250 Mid Devon District Council 17.77 26.31 44.08
251 Southampton City Council 17.77 7.74 25.51
252 Harrogate Borough Council 17.74 5.46 23.2
253 Craven District Council 17.72 10.63 28.35
254 Lincoln City Council 17.64 18.63 36.27
255 Hastings Borough Council 17.62 0.63 18.25
256 Harlow District Council 17.61 1.69 19.3
257 Teesdale District Council 17.42 10.11 27.53
258 West London Waste Authority 17.37 10.16 27.53
259 North Lincolnshire Council 17.27 21.15 38.42
260 Carlisle City Council 17.23 17.28 34.51
261 Waltham Forest LB 17.23 10.28 27.51
262 Hartlepool Borough Council 17.22 10.4 27.62
263 Rotherham MBC 17.21 11.13 28.34
264 Daventry District Council 17.1 29.93 47.03
265 Cambridge City Council 17.09 22.54 39.63
266 Chester-Le-Street District Council 17.08 7.58 24.66
267 Spelthorne Borough Council 17.05 2.41 19.46
268 Greater Manchester WDA (MBC) 17 8.72 25.72
269 Durham City Council 16.99 11.32 28.31
270 Oxford City Council 16.93 7.77 24.7
271 Richmondshire District Council 16.89 14.75 31.64
272 Allerdale Borough Council 16.83 16.09 32.92
273 South Lakeland District Council 16.83 14.11 30.94
274 East Cambridgeshire District Council 16.8 18.3 35.1
275 South Bedfordshire District Council 16.78 15.17 31.95
276 Runnymede Borough Council 16.76 1.8 18.56
277 Castle Point Borough Council 16.74 9.13 25.87
278 Durham County Council 16.62 12.63 29.25
279 Sedgefield Borough Council 16.61 9.67 26.28
280 Cheltenham Borough Council 16.56 11.71 28.27
281 Suffolk Coastal District Council 16.55 21.76 38.31
282 Rother District Council 16.43 0 16.43
283 North Wiltshire District Council 16.41 4.65 21.06
284 Leicester City Council 16.3 10.88 27.18
285 Kirklees MBC 16.27 5.31 21.58
286 Preston Borough Council 16.24 12.33 28.57
287 Chelmsford Borough Council 16.17 17.41 33.58
288 Darlington Borough Council 16.02 6.69 22.71
289 North London Waste Authority 15.95 7.14 23.09
290 South Northamptonshire District Council 15.93 24.95 40.88
291 Warwickshire County Council 15.93 16.79 32.72
292 West Berkshire District Council 15.89 6.23 22.12
293 Lancaster City Council 15.88 9.88 25.76
294 Stevenage Borough Council 15.85 11.02 26.87
295 Leeds City Council MBC 15.83 6.47 22.3
296 Chester City Council 15.77 15.09 30.86
297 Hounslow LB 15.7 3.92 19.62
298 Doncaster MBC 15.68 8.72 24.4
299 Warrington Borough Council 15.62 12.32 27.94
300 Stockport MBC 15.61 16.9 32.51
301 Lewisham LB 15.49 0.26 15.75
302 Solihull MBC 15.35 8.12 23.47
303 Sedgemoor District Council 15.32 6.57 21.89
304 Sefton MBC 15.3 8.43 23.73
305 Chesterfield Borough Council 15.28 16.41 31.69
306 Warwick District Council 15.27 14.08 29.35
307 Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC 15.27 10.54 25.81
308 North Hertfordshire District Council 15.26 17.95 33.21
309 Nottingham City Council 15.22 8.57 23.79
310 Rochford District Council 15.21 1.79 17
311 Copeland Borough Council 15.18 15.35 30.53
312 Gloucester City Council 15.18 6.13 21.31
313 Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 15.17 6.09 21.26
314 Calderdale MBC 15.15 6.15 21.3
315 Barking and Dagenham LB 15.15 5.93 21.08
316 High Peak Borough Council 15.14 4.82 19.96
317 Swale Borough Council 15.06 0.7 15.76
318 Manchester City Council MBC 15.05 3.94 18.99
319 Sunderland City Council 14.95 8.77 23.72
320 Horsham District Council 14.91 22.84 37.75
321 Isle of Wight Council 14.89 14.87 29.76
322 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 14.81 5.18 19.99
323 Harrow LB 14.7 13 27.7
324 Trafford MBC 14.7 10.75 25.45
325 Hambleton District Council 14.69 29.23 43.92
326 Slough Borough Council 14.68 7.79 22.47
327 Croydon LB 14.63 5.48 20.11
328 Halton Borough Council 14.55 10.5 25.05
329 East Hertfordshire District Council 14.48 12.08 26.56
330 Selby District Council 14.45 15.14 29.59
331 Ashford Borough Council 14.33 5.15 19.48
332 Stratford-on-Avon District Council 14.32 25.91 40.23
333 North West Leicestershire District Council 14.31 20.96 35.27
334 Staffordshire Moorlands District Council 14.28 20.91 35.19
335 Southwark LB 14.28 4.18 18.46
336 Bedford Borough Council 14.26 12.97 27.23
337 South Derbyshire District Council 14.25 13.33 27.58
338 Kingston-upon-Hull City Council 14.21 6.81 21.02
339 Walsall MBC 14.17 12.2 26.37
340 Thanet District Council 14.11 3.16 17.27
341 Sandwell MBC 14.09 6.3 20.39
342 Barnsley MBC 14.01 10.09 24.1
343 Forest of Dean District Council 14 21.76 35.76
344 Hackney LB 14 5.57 19.57
345 Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council 13.86 14.1 27.96
346 Merseyside WDA (MBC) 13.73 8.66 22.39
347 Broxbourne Borough Council 13.71 13.89 27.6
348 Redbridge LB 13.63 4.97 18.6
349 Salford City Council MBC 13.56 6.81 20.37
350 Middlesbrough Borough Council 13.54 1.88 15.42
351 Wealden District Council 13.5 16.77 30.27
352 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council 13.5 5.98 19.48
353 North East Derbyshire District Council 13.49 16.21 29.7
354 Havering LB 13.48 6.95 20.43
355 East London Waste Authority 13.46 4.91 18.37
356 Congleton Borough Council 13.39 22.68 36.07
357 Wakefield City MDC 13.38 10.9 24.28
358 Rutland County Council 13.15 11.02 24.17
359 Easington District Council 13.14 20.85 33.99
360 Coventry City Council 13.14 11.07 24.21
361 North Shropshire District Council 13.03 27.9 40.93
362 Bury MBC 12.98 9.93 22.91
363 Gateshead MBC 12.95 9.13 22.08
364 Welwyn Hatfield Council 12.94 15.1 28.04
365 Wigan MBC 12.92 8.95 21.87
366 North Tyneside Council 12.9 9.25 22.15
367 Dudley MBC 12.85 10.12 22.97
368 Maidstone Borough Council 12.82 6.39 19.21
369 South Tyneside MBC 12.56 11.4 23.96
370 Bradford City MDC (MBC) 12.52 12.18 24.7
371 Rugby Borough Council 12.51 11.67 24.18
372 East Staffordshire Borough Council 12.5 15.7 28.2
373 Ribble Valley Borough Council 12.5 8.91 21.41
374 Hertsmere Borough Council 12.46 17.4 29.86
375 North East Lincolnshire Council 11.97 14.37 26.34
376 Newham LB 11.76 1.82 13.58
377 Dover District Council 11.73 7.05 18.78
378 Birmingham City Council 11.66 6.73 18.39
379 Tower Hamlets LB 11.64 0.11 11.75
380 Rochdale MBC 11.48 7.21 18.69
381 Stafford Borough Council 11.4 18.26 29.66
382 Brent LB 11.25 10.27 21.52
383 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council 10.87 14.36 25.23
384 Oldham MBC 10.14 5.41 15.55
385 North Warwickshire Borough Council 9.76 15.16 24.92
386 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council 9.7 7.9 17.6
387 Bolsover District Council 9.55 10.58 20.13
388 Wirral MBC 9.1 5.05 14.15
389 Scarborough Borough Council 9.05 9.66 18.71
390 Wolverhampton MBC 9 14.79 23.79
391 St Helens MBC 8.69 12.89 21.58
392 Knowsley MBC 8.62 7.37 15.99
393 Liverpool City Council 8.37 4.35 12.72

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