2007/08 recycling performance

The following table contains municipal waste data issued by Defra to letsrecycle.com in November 2008 for the period covering the financial year 2006/07.   The data shows household waste recycling and composting rates for English councils from April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008, 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:  

Local Authority

Recycling %

Composting %

Total

Mid Suffolk District Council 37.10 0.72 37.82
Uttlesford District Council 34.69 19.81 54.50
Waverley Borough Council 34.53 4.65 39.18
South Kesteven District Council 34.18 15.36 49.54
Hart District Council 34.06 5.55 39.60
Worcester City Council 34.03 0.05 34.08
Chichester District Council 33.50 4.05 37.55
Bournemouth Borough Council 33.36 7.65 41.01
Broadland District Council 33.09 14.42 47.51
City of London 33.02 0.38 33.39
Mid Sussex District Council 32.85 7.05 39.90
Mole Valley District Council 32.81 12.91 45.72
Eastleigh Borough Council 32.60 6.53 39.13
East Hampshire District Council 32.30 5.79 38.09
Redditch Borough Council 32.16 0.00 32.16
Chiltern District Council 31.91 15.31 47.22
Purbeck District Council 31.91 1.31 33.22
South Norfolk Council 31.77 6.70 38.47
Havant Borough Council 31.68 0.49 32.18
South Holland District Council 30.97 0.13 31.10
Gedling Borough Council 30.73 5.03 35.77
Babergh District Council 30.59 8.63 39.23
Charnwood Borough Council 30.32 8.92 39.24
New Forest District Council 30.26 2.94 33.20
Breckland Council 30.26 11.53 41.79
Castle Morpeth Borough Council 30.15 10.24 40.39
Exeter City Council 30.13 5.68 35.81
South Hams District Council 30.01 27.06 57.07
Woking Borough Council 29.99 10.83 40.82
West Dorset District Council 29.67 0.47 30.14
Lincolnshire County Council 29.33 21.22 50.55
North Kesteven District Council 29.15 26.79 55.94
Canterbury City Council 28.87 17.64 46.51
Test Valley Borough Council 28.87 6.22 35.09
Guildford Borough Council 28.82 10.86 39.69
Fareham Borough Council 28.65 13.40 42.05
South Oxfordshire District Council 28.57 10.38 38.95
Adur District Council 28.55 0.51 29.07
Wyre Forest District Council 28.45 0.00 28.45
North Norfolk District Council 28.40 16.68 45.08
Winchester City Council 28.25 7.75 36.00
North Cornwall District Council 28.21 8.11 36.32
South Somerset District Council 28.20 20.80 49.00
Somerset County Council 28.10 22.81 50.90
Carlisle City Council 28.04 20.70 48.74
Blaby District Council 27.99 11.89 39.88
Alnwick District Council 27.99 6.15 34.14
Worcestershire County Council 27.81 10.54 38.35
Arun District Council 27.80 7.46 35.26
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council 27.76 15.14 42.90
Bromley LB 27.62 6.84 34.46
Ashfield District Council 27.59 0.89 28.48
Boston Borough Council 27.57 0.96 28.53
Brentwood Borough Council 27.56 12.97 40.53
Epping Forest Borough Council 27.51 13.49 41.00
South Bucks District Council 27.32 7.39 34.71
Norfolk County Council 27.18 13.17 40.35
Shepway District Council 27.17 12.81 39.98
Elmbridge Borough Council 27.12 6.21 33.33
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council 27.12 7.45 34.57
Hampshire County Council 27.11 12.73 39.84
Gravesham Borough Council 27.09 0.00 27.09
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 27.03 0.90 27.93
Bath and North East Somerset Council 27.02 15.92 42.94
Crawley Borough Council 26.95 0.42 27.37
Mid Bedfordshire District Council 26.94 10.05 36.99
Rushcliffe Borough Council 26.89 25.48 52.38
Bracknell Forest Borough Council 26.89 12.81 39.70
Waveney District Council 26.87 24.75 51.62
Kennet District Council 26.87 13.47 40.34
East Lindsey District Council 26.83 31.57 58.40
Braintree District Council 26.81 15.95 42.76
Amber Valley Borough Council 26.79 0.00 26.79
Carrick District Council 26.79 9.45 36.24
Tendring District Council 26.73 0.00 26.73
Great Yarmouth Borough Council 26.73 0.00 26.73
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 26.63 7.19 33.83
Hyndburn Borough Council 26.60 9.77 36.37
Taunton Deane Borough Council 26.60 22.66 49.26
Huntingdonshire District Council 26.50 28.64 55.14
Lancashire County Council 26.49 14.76 41.24
Tandridge District Council 26.48 0.00 26.48
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 26.47 10.96 37.43
Devon County Council 26.35 20.71 47.06
Reading Borough Council 26.32 7.70 34.03
Newark and Sherwood District Council 26.19 0.00 26.19
Nottinghamshire County Council 26.11 13.16 39.27
Broxtowe Borough Council 26.10 13.31 39.41
Oadby and Wigston Borough Council 26.09 17.21 43.30
Swale Borough Council 26.07 1.22 27.29
Rossendale Borough Council 26.07 8.27 34.34
Malvern Hills District Council 26.01 0.00 26.01
York City Council 25.99 17.38 43.37
Northumberland County Council 25.96 10.48 36.44
Essex County Council 25.90 13.91 39.80
Sevenoaks District Council 25.81 6.08 31.90
Dorset County Council 25.79 19.50 45.29
Caradon District Council 25.76 6.50 32.26
Greenwich LB 25.74 4.78 30.52
Chorley Borough Council 25.63 21.56 47.19
Suffolk County Council 25.63 20.22 45.85
Stroud District Council 25.57 0.31 25.88
North Dorset District Council 25.54 7.73 33.28
Derwentside District Council 25.49 1.44 26.92
Hammersmith and Fulham LB 25.39 1.50 26.89
Blyth Valley Borough Council 25.35 2.34 27.69
Lichfield District Council 25.35 24.93 50.28
Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council 25.33 19.75 45.08
Buckinghamshire County Council 25.22 16.71 41.93
Oxfordshire County Council 25.15 14.99 40.13
Cherwell District Council 25.04 22.42 47.46
West Devon Borough Council 24.92 13.93 38.85
Brighton and Hove Council 24.87 3.52 28.39
East Northamptonshire Council 24.72 5.86 30.57
Richmond upon Thames LB 24.60 11.54 36.14
Tamworth Borough Council 24.55 15.42 39.96
West Oxfordshire District Council 24.54 3.87 28.41
Gosport Borough Council 24.44 1.42 25.86
Mendip District Council 24.41 20.65 45.06
Oxford City Council 24.38 11.24 35.62
Wandsworth LB 24.37 0.29 24.66
Western Riverside Waste Authority 24.30 1.84 26.14
Erewash Borough Council 24.26 18.05 42.31
Kent County Council 24.21 11.61 35.82
Eden District Council 24.15 20.33 44.48
Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council 24.14 13.11 37.26
Bedfordshire County Council 24.11 15.36 39.46
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council 24.10 17.12 41.22
Wansbeck District Council 24.08 6.02 30.10
Melton Borough Council 24.07 25.54 49.61
Cornwall County Council 24.05 10.35 34.40
Bexley LB 24.03 17.62 41.64
Rother District Council 23.97 5.16 29.13
West Sussex County Council 23.92 13.54 37.45
Wychavon District Council 23.90 0.08 23.97
Camden LB 23.89 3.23 27.12
Restormel Borough Council 23.89 0.00 23.89
Lewes District Council 23.81 0.89 24.70
South Lakeland District Council 23.79 18.38 42.17
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 23.79 9.88 33.67
St Edmundsbury Borough Council 23.70 27.11 50.80
Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council 23.68 8.87 32.55
Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council 23.65 1.09 24.74
Tynedale District Council 23.59 5.41 29.00
Vale of White Horse District Council 23.58 9.08 32.67
Milton Keynes Council 23.44 12.25 35.69
East Dorset District Council 23.44 13.37 36.81
Plymouth City Council 23.43 7.75 31.18
Spelthorne Borough Council 23.43 1.27 24.70
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 23.35 22.67 46.03
Poole Borough Council 23.34 15.76 39.10
Merton LB 23.33 3.75 27.08
Wiltshire County Council 23.30 13.55 36.85
Surrey County Council 23.25 11.81 35.06
Wycombe District Council 23.14 20.46 43.60
Forest Heath District Council 23.05 23.38 46.44
Leicestershire County Council 22.92 25.52 48.44
South Ribble Borough Council 22.89 21.36 44.25
Burnley Borough Council 22.89 9.99 32.88
Hastings Borough Council 22.88 0.86 23.74
Basildon District Council 22.87 9.18 32.06
Surrey Heath Borough Council 22.87 7.19 30.06
Cambridgeshire County Council 22.86 27.44 50.30
Swindon Borough Council 22.82 11.97 34.79
South Gloucestershire Council 22.82 19.46 42.27
Rushmoor Borough Council 22.76 3.02 25.79
Northamptonshire County Council 22.72 19.55 42.27
Wokingham Council 22.68 14.42 37.10
Herefordshire Council 22.67 7.59 30.26
Bridgnorth District Council 22.61 16.10 38.71
Sutton LB 22.61 9.86 32.48
West Somerset District Council 22.60 3.28 25.87
South Staffordshire Council 22.57 24.07 46.64
Christchurch Borough Council 22.57 4.35 26.92
Lambeth LB 22.54 2.58 25.12
Bromsgrove District Council 22.54 21.02 43.56
Kerrier District Council 22.52 7.62 30.14
South Bedfordshire District Council 22.49 16.67 39.16
Norwich City Council 22.49 1.11 23.60
Bassetlaw District Council 22.41 2.08 24.49
Worthing Borough Council 22.40 3.71 26.11
Lincoln City Council 22.34 19.71 42.05
Pendle Borough Council 22.24 11.42 33.66
Cumbria County Council 22.17 16.34 38.51
South Shropshire District Council 22.13 29.92 52.06
Dartford Borough Council 22.08 0.00 22.08
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council 22.03 0.95 22.98
Macclesfield Borough Council 21.96 24.17 46.13
Fenland District Council 21.93 28.19 50.12
Maldon District Council 21.90 12.99 34.89
East Riding of Yorkshire Council 21.89 9.43 31.32
Salisbury District Council 21.89 5.22 27.11
Westminster City Council 21.88 0.84 22.72
North Yorkshire County Council 21.75 16.63 38.38
Dacorum Borough Council 21.73 24.34 46.07
Bristol City Council 21.71 14.57 36.27
Staffordshire County Council 21.67 20.65 42.31
Gloucestershire County Council 21.65 14.53 36.18
Derby City Council 21.59 18.98 40.57
West Lindsey District Council 21.59 15.38 36.97
Luton Borough Council 21.58 10.35 31.94
Hertfordshire County Council 21.56 16.99 38.55
Northampton Borough Council 21.54 16.16 37.70
East Devon District Council 21.45 0.42 21.87
Lewisham LB 21.40 0.58 21.99
Aylesbury Vale District Council 21.38 1.15 22.53
Richmondshire District Council 21.35 11.79 33.15
Harrow LB 21.35 18.20 39.55
Mansfield District Council 21.32 11.29 32.61
Blackpool Borough Council 21.29 12.60 33.89
Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 21.28 8.41 29.69
Harlow District Council 21.27 1.18 22.45
Penwith District Council 21.26 7.63 28.89
Ipswich Borough Council 21.25 18.67 39.91
East Sussex County Council 21.22 11.62 32.85
Hillingdon LB 21.17 12.58 33.76
North Lincolnshire Council 21.11 22.19 43.30
Wirral MBC 21.10 10.85 31.95
Torbay Council 21.10 6.99 28.08
Ealing LB 21.08 7.86 28.94
Shropshire County Council 21.06 22.38 43.44
West Lancashire District Council 21.04 22.06 43.10
Kettering Borough Council 21.00 24.78 45.78
Cheshire County Council 20.94 20.10 41.04
Islington LB 20.92 5.41 26.33
Derbyshire County Council 20.88 16.37 37.26
Rotherham MBC 20.88 14.16 35.04
Three Rivers District Council 20.84 26.11 46.95
Peterborough City Council 20.68 25.94 46.61
Teignbridge District Council 20.57 35.01 55.58
Portsmouth City Council 20.48 4.00 24.48
Ryedale District Council 20.41 31.14 51.55
Craven District Council 20.40 11.05 31.45
Harborough District Council 20.20 30.41 50.61
Thanet District Council 20.19 6.30 26.49
Durham City Council 20.18 2.81 22.99
Tameside MBC 20.16 6.93 27.09
Wyre Borough Council 20.14 22.39 42.54
Thurrock Council 20.14 7.47 27.61
Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council 20.07 20.54 40.61
Cannock Chase Council 20.04 20.56 40.60
North Devon District Council 20.03 18.95 38.98
Wellingborough Borough Council 20.00 14.61 34.62
Medway Borough Council 19.99 11.73 31.73
Eastbourne Borough Council 19.98 5.34 25.32
Cotswold District Council 19.89 23.40 43.29
Sheffield City Council 19.87 7.40 27.27
North Somerset Council 19.86 14.30 34.15
West Wiltshire District Council 19.84 19.85 39.69
Greater Manchester WDA (MBC) 19.80 9.47 29.28
St Albans City and District Council 19.76 16.56 36.32
Telford and Wrekin Council 19.76 15.20 34.95
Watford Borough Council 19.73 14.96 34.70
Runnymede Borough Council 19.72 3.57 23.29
Waltham Forest LB 19.69 10.05 29.74
Nottingham City Council 19.65 9.35 29.00
Hartlepool Borough Council 19.49 12.63 32.12
Vale Royal Borough Council 19.48 25.69 45.16
Colchester Borough Council 19.48 11.75 31.22
Bolton MBC 19.41 11.17 30.57
Allerdale Borough Council 19.31 17.19 36.51
Fylde Borough Council 19.30 22.58 41.87
Southampton City Council 19.28 7.86 27.13
Cheltenham Borough Council 19.19 12.12 31.31
Haringey LB 19.11 6.57 25.68
Oswestry Borough Council 19.05 24.25 43.30
Corby Borough Council 19.02 19.35 38.37
South Northamptonshire District Council 19.01 28.93 47.93
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council 18.98 26.91 45.89
Suffolk Coastal District Council 18.97 24.00 42.96
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 18.96 6.66 25.62
Torridge District Council 18.94 16.36 35.30
Derbyshire Dales District Council 18.89 20.93 39.83
Chelmsford Borough Council 18.78 16.05 34.83
Kirklees MBC 18.75 7.22 25.97
Chester-Le-Street District Council 18.70 0.00 18.70
South Cambridgeshire District Council 18.70 34.51 53.21
Lancaster City Council 18.69 12.14 30.83
Mid Devon District Council 18.65 29.74 48.39
Wear Valley District Council 18.58 3.16 21.74
Daventry District Council 18.57 29.31 47.88
High Peak Borough Council 18.47 12.63 31.11
Doncaster MBC 18.41 16.32 34.73
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council 18.29 34.58 52.87
Barnet LB 18.26 12.42 30.68
Tewkesbury Borough Council 18.26 11.17 29.42
North Hertfordshire District Council 18.26 21.82 40.08
Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council 18.22 18.98 37.20
Durham County Council 18.09 5.89 23.98
Enfield LB 18.08 10.11 28.19
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council 18.00 8.79 26.79
Darlington Borough Council 17.96 7.05 25.01
Merseyside WDA (MBC) 17.95 11.35 29.30
Stockport MBC 17.93 17.44 35.37
Teesdale District Council 17.91 17.40 35.31
Calderdale MBC 17.85 7.07 24.92
Copeland Borough Council 17.85 16.44 34.28
Leeds City Council MBC 17.82 8.11 25.93
Castle Point Borough Council 17.81 9.25 27.06
North Wiltshire District Council 17.81 6.00 23.81
Cambridge City Council 17.80 23.74 41.54
East Hertfordshire District Council 17.71 12.16 29.87
Solihull MBC 17.68 13.19 30.87
Sefton MBC 17.68 12.08 29.76
West London Waste Authority 17.68 9.42 27.09
Walsall MBC 17.51 13.64 31.15
Hertsmere Borough Council 17.50 12.15 29.64
Warwickshire County Council 17.50 17.90 35.39
Hounslow LB 17.49 4.26 21.75
Harrogate Borough Council 17.48 7.80 25.28
Preston City Council 17.46 12.89 30.35
Redbridge LB 17.39 5.00 22.38
Sunderland City Council 17.34 9.52 26.85
Kingston-upon-Hull City Council 17.32 7.49 24.81
Congleton Borough Council 17.28 26.01 43.29
South Derbyshire District Council 17.25 19.39 36.64
North West Leicestershire District Council 17.24 21.91 39.15
Rutland County Council 17.05 11.75 28.80
Leicester City Council 16.97 16.49 33.46
Sedgefield Borough Council 16.96 1.34 18.30
Chesterfield Borough Council 16.95 19.35 36.30
Scarborough Borough Council 16.88 11.92 28.80
North London Waste Authority 16.88 7.49 24.37
Gloucester City Council 16.79 8.38 25.17
West Berkshire District Council 16.75 6.05 22.80
Salford City Council MBC 16.74 7.12 23.85
Manchester City Council MBC 16.72 4.84 21.56
Rochford District Council 16.70 2.30 19.00
Warwick District Council 16.65 14.23 30.88
South Tyneside MBC 16.63 11.57 28.20
Rochdale MBC 16.58 8.24 24.81
Barnsley MBC 16.56 15.45 32.01
Trafford MBC 16.46 11.54 28.00
East Cambridgeshire District Council 16.45 19.10 35.55
Hambleton District Council 16.45 27.15 43.60
Stevenage Borough Council 16.44 11.46 27.90
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 16.43 9.79 26.22
Croydon LB 16.42 6.29 22.71
Sedgemoor District Council 16.35 7.83 24.18
Chester City Council 16.30 15.39 31.69
Havering LB 16.16 7.82 23.98
Wigan MBC 16.10 10.24 26.34
Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC 16.09 15.84 31.94
Bedford Borough Council 16.08 14.72 30.81
Southwark LB 16.01 4.02 20.02
Horsham District Council 15.97 24.44 40.41
Stoke-on-Trent City Council 15.96 8.67 24.63
Easington District Council 15.95 4.24 20.19
Ribble Valley Borough Council 15.94 10.25 26.19
North Shropshire District Council 15.88 32.79 48.67
Bury MBC 15.87 10.49 26.36
Hackney LB 15.85 6.53 22.38
Broxbourne Borough Council 15.83 14.00 29.83
Warrington Borough Council 15.83 16.94 32.77
North East Derbyshire District Council 15.82 24.07 39.89
Ashford Borough Council 15.66 6.02 21.68
Stratford-on-Avon District Council 15.52 27.88 43.40
Forest of Dean District Council 15.46 22.07 37.53
East Staffordshire Borough Council 15.37 20.46 35.83
North Tyneside Council 15.27 11.18 26.46
Maidstone Borough Council 15.14 9.41 24.54
Halton Borough Council 15.09 10.38 25.47
Dover District Council 15.08 7.19 22.28
Selby District Council 15.08 17.15 32.23
Wealden District Council 15.04 17.72 32.76
Slough Borough Council 15.04 9.06 24.10
Sandwell MBC 15.01 10.28 25.29
Gateshead MBC 15.01 10.05 25.06
Middlesbrough Borough Council 14.98 4.24 19.22
East London Waste Authority 14.97 4.99 19.96
Birmingham City Council 14.84 11.59 26.43
Barking and Dagenham LB 14.83 5.58 20.41
Wakefield City MDC 14.77 11.30 26.07
Coventry City Council 14.26 11.57 25.83
Welwyn Hatfield Council 14.25 16.84 31.09
Isle of Wight Council 14.16 22.63 36.79
Dudley MBC 14.14 12.96 27.10
Stafford Borough Council 13.72 19.83 33.55
Rugby Borough Council 13.60 12.40 26.00
Liverpool City Council 13.54 8.46 22.00
North East Lincolnshire Council 13.00 13.55 26.54
Oldham MBC 12.96 7.08 20.04
Tower Hamlets LB 12.89 0.15 13.04
Newham LB 12.34 2.06 14.40
Bradford City MDC (MBC) 12.17 11.61 23.77
Brent LB 12.08 8.90 20.98
St Helens MBC 11.77 14.02 25.79
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council 11.74 15.15 26.89
Wolverhampton MBC 11.60 15.02 26.62
North Warwickshire Borough Council 11.19 17.09 28.28
Bolsover District Council 11.00 14.81 25.81
Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council 10.81 9.20 20.01
Council of the Isles of Scilly 9.69 4.43 14.12
Knowsley MBC 9.09 9.31 18.40

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