2009/10 recycling performance

The following table contains municipal waste data issued derived from WasteDataFlow for the period covering the financial year 2009/10.   The data shows household waste recycling and composting rates for English councils from approx April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010 showing recycling rate (dry recyclables), organics 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:  
Council Dry Compost Total
South Oxfordshire District Council 35.14% 26.11% 61.25%
Mid Sussex District Council 34.16% 11.12% 45.28%
City of London 33.88% 1.31% 35.19%
Uttlesford District Council 33.80% 20.03% 53.83%
South Kesteven District Council 33.11% 17.95% 51.06%
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 32.66% 10.44% 43.10%
Worcester City Council 32.45% 1.08% 33.53%
Waverley Borough Council 32.29% 4.88% 37.17%
Mole Valley District Council 32.13% 18.20% 50.33%
Adur District Council 31.95% 5.44% 37.39%
Surrey Heath Borough Council 31.93% 18.03% 49.96%
Wychavon District Council 31.92% 10.37% 42.29%
South Holland District Council 31.88% 0.96% 32.84%
Swindon Borough Council 31.86% 14.81% 46.67%
Chichester District Council 31.85% 7.43% 39.28%
Bournemouth Borough Council 31.64% 18.18% 49.82%
Woking Borough Council 31.54% 13.02% 44.56%
Rutland County Council 31.33% 24.46% 55.79%
Walsall MBC 31.23% 16.01% 47.24%
East Hampshire District Council 31.22% 5.82% 37.04%
Guildford Borough Council 30.83% 14.23% 45.06%
Richmond upon Thames LB 30.27% 12.15% 42.42%
Central Bedfordshire 30.07% 20.19% 50.26%
Mid Suffolk District Council 29.96% 10.22% 40.18%
Eastleigh Borough Council 29.87% 13.88% 43.75%
Charnwood Borough Council 29.70% 12.83% 42.53%
Purbeck District Council 29.57% 3.24% 32.81%
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 29.53% 16.22% 45.75%
West Dorset District Council 29.51% 2.99% 32.50%
Broadland District Council 29.50% 18.22% 47.72%
Chiltern District Council 29.46% 17.19% 46.65%
Hart District Council 29.41% 6.75% 36.16%
Lincolnshire County Council 29.30% 21.96% 51.26%
Swale Borough Council 29.29% 2.84% 32.13%
Broxtowe Borough Council 29.20% 13.48% 42.68%
Sutton LB 29.18% 8.39% 37.57%
Spelthorne Borough Council 29.13% 4.26% 33.39%
Arun District Council 29.10% 8.57% 37.67%
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 29.06% 1.59% 30.65%
Canterbury City Council 29.02% 16.27% 45.29%
Worcestershire County Council 28.99% 12.69% 41.68%
Tandridge District Council 28.99% 2.80% 31.79%
Surrey County Council 28.89% 16.71% 45.60%
Redditch Borough Council 28.89% 0.01% 28.90%
Worthing Borough Council 28.88% 8.30% 37.18%
Exeter City Council 28.84% 7.45% 36.29%
Brentwood Borough Council 28.83% 14.09% 42.92%
Gedling Borough Council 28.83% 6.46% 35.29%
Epping Forest Borough Council 28.74% 22.06% 50.80%
Suffolk County Council 28.64% 21.89% 50.53%
Norwich City Council 28.47% 6.07% 34.54%
Bromley LB 28.30% 11.91% 40.21%
Essex County Council 28.25% 17.71% 45.96%
Elmbridge Borough Council 28.13% 15.80% 43.93%
Breckland Council 28.11% 12.64% 40.75%
Bexley LB 28.09% 22.66% 50.75%
Trafford MBC 28.06% 16.36% 44.42%
Darlington Borough Council 28.05% 8.07% 36.12%
Lancashire County Council 27.96% 16.93% 44.89%
Oxfordshire County Council 27.93% 19.67% 47.60%
Hillingdon LB 27.83% 13.06% 40.89%
North Kesteven District Council 27.76% 26.06% 53.82%
Devon County Council 27.76% 24.46% 52.22%
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council 27.72% 15.17% 42.89%
Milton Keynes Council 27.68% 18.42% 46.10%
Havant Borough Council 27.67% 2.23% 29.90%
Norfolk County Council 27.66% 15.68% 43.34%
Nottinghamshire County Council 27.45% 15.14% 42.59%
Fareham Borough Council 27.25% 10.58% 37.83%
Merton LB 27.22% 6.26% 33.48%
Stratford-on-Avon District Council 27.20% 31.42% 58.62%
New Forest District Council 27.18% 3.60% 30.78%
Shepway District Council 27.17% 9.28% 36.45%
Harlow District Council 27.17% 8.14% 35.31%
South Norfolk Council 27.14% 9.77% 36.91%
South Hams District Council 27.08% 29.96% 57.04%
West Sussex County Council 27.07% 15.81% 42.88%
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council 27.05% 16.24% 43.29%
East Lindsey District Council 26.92% 29.29% 56.21%
Rochford District Council 26.91% 34.03% 60.94%
Northumberland 26.87% 11.90% 38.77%
Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 26.71% 19.22% 45.93%
Bath and North East Somerset Council 26.71% 15.73% 42.44%
Castle Point Borough Council 26.65% 10.28% 36.93%
Rugby Borough Council 26.56% 24.39% 50.95%
Herefordshire Council 26.56% 9.07% 35.63%
Tendring District Council 26.54% 0.00% 26.54%
Winchester City Council 26.50% 10.22% 36.72%
Great Yarmouth Borough Council 26.46% 0.00% 26.46%
Hammersmith and Fulham LB 26.40% 0.83% 27.23%
Wyre Forest District Council 26.40% 0.00% 26.40%
Somerset County Council 26.36% 22.18% 48.54%
Cheshire West and Chester 26.34% 21.36% 47.70%
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 26.34% 14.67% 41.01%
Blaby District Council 26.28% 18.38% 44.66%
Test Valley Borough Council 26.22% 9.02% 35.24%
Waveney District Council 26.20% 26.96% 53.16%
Crawley Borough Council 26.10% 2.77% 28.87%
Braintree District Council 26.09% 23.45% 49.54%
Torbay Council 26.04% 9.54% 35.58%
Carlisle City Council 25.90% 20.30% 46.20%
North Norfolk District Council 25.88% 18.58% 44.46%
Kent County Council 25.85% 12.50% 38.35%
Cotswold District Council 25.79% 34.61% 60.40%
Malvern Hills District Council 25.66% 2.39% 28.05%
Huntingdonshire District Council 25.65% 29.89% 55.54%
Oadby and Wigston Borough Council 25.64% 18.29% 43.93%
Rushcliffe Borough Council 25.60% 27.52% 53.12%
Newark and Sherwood District Council 25.60% 0.00% 25.60%
Rossendale Borough Council 25.57% 10.37% 35.94%
South Bucks District Council 25.56% 7.49% 33.05%
Peterborough City Council 25.53% 18.68% 44.21%
Hampshire County Council 25.48% 14.61% 40.09%
Boston Borough Council 25.48% 5.01% 30.49%
Cheshire East 25.34% 23.92% 49.26%
Hyndburn Borough Council 25.34% 9.83% 35.17%
Dorset County Council 25.27% 23.95% 49.22%
Kingston-upon-Hull City Council 25.26% 9.19% 34.45%
Basildon District Council 25.21% 13.04% 38.25%
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 25.21% 11.93% 37.14%
Calderdale MBC 25.19% 16.68% 41.87%
Stroud District Council 25.18% 0.09% 25.27%
Oxford City Council 25.14% 13.09% 38.23%
West Oxfordshire District Council 25.14% 8.58% 33.72%
Cornwall 25.13% 11.74% 36.87%
Ealing LB 25.10% 12.37% 37.47%
Buckinghamshire County Council 25.00% 19.13% 44.13%
North Lincolnshire Council 24.95% 26.44% 51.39%
East Devon District Council 24.92% 9.18% 34.10%
Harrow LB 24.86% 21.23% 46.09%
County Durham 24.75% 10.32% 35.07%
Western Riverside Waste Authority 24.75% 2.00% 26.75%
Leicestershire County Council 24.74% 27.70% 52.44%
Lichfield District Council 24.72% 28.83% 53.55%
Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council 24.66% 12.42% 37.08%
York City Council 24.65% 18.35% 43.00%
South Somerset District Council 24.55% 16.90% 41.45%
Poole Borough Council 24.55% 16.36% 40.91%
Cherwell District Council 24.44% 26.91% 51.35%
Wandsworth LB 24.43% 0.54% 24.97%
Lincoln City Council 24.39% 19.48% 43.87%
West London Waste Authority 24.37% 13.63% 38.00%
Chorley Borough Council 24.35% 22.64% 46.99%
Cambridgeshire County Council 24.30% 26.81% 51.11%
North Tyneside Council 24.29% 12.39% 36.68%
Lambeth LB 24.26% 2.86% 27.12%
Tamworth Borough Council 24.24% 18.37% 42.61%
Suffolk Coastal District Council 24.23% 27.56% 51.79%
Cumbria County Council 24.23% 19.45% 43.68%
Stafford Borough Council 24.09% 24.21% 48.30%
Tameside MBC 24.03% 9.66% 33.69%
Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC 24.01% 19.10% 43.11%
North Dorset District Council 23.92% 8.60% 32.52%
Amber Valley Borough Council 23.92% 3.46% 27.38%
Reading Borough Council 23.88% 8.92% 32.80%
Wakefield City MDC 23.87% 15.23% 39.10%
Northamptonshire County Council 23.85% 20.57% 44.42%
Brighton and Hove Council 23.83% 3.65% 27.48%
West Lindsey District Council 23.79% 25.25% 49.04%
Warwickshire County Council 23.79% 24.26% 48.05%
Tower Hamlets LB 23.77% 2.29% 26.06%
Staffordshire County Council 23.74% 24.27% 48.01%
Scarborough Borough Council 23.72% 15.77% 39.49%
Ashfield District Council 23.69% 9.46% 33.15%
Warrington Borough Council 23.67% 18.95% 42.62%
Colchester Borough Council 23.62% 12.88% 36.50%
Richmondshire District Council 23.59% 19.44% 43.03%
Vale of White Horse District Council 23.56% 12.54% 36.10%
Nottingham City Council 23.55% 11.93% 35.48%
East Northamptonshire Council 23.55% 7.04% 30.59%
North Yorkshire County Council 23.51% 20.52% 44.03%
Luton Borough Council 23.50% 11.05% 34.55%
Gloucestershire County Council 23.44% 17.94% 41.38%
Cannock Chase Council 23.40% 23.23% 46.63%
Wiltshire 23.37% 17.17% 40.54%
Bracknell Forest Borough Council 23.32% 13.78% 37.10%
Hastings Borough Council 23.31% 3.75% 27.06%
Kirklees MBC 23.29% 8.32% 31.61%
East Staffordshire Borough Council 23.28% 26.93% 50.21%
Blackpool Borough Council 23.28% 15.08% 38.36%
Lewes District Council 23.27% 1.05% 24.32%
Mendip District Council 23.23% 16.47% 39.70%
Taunton Deane Borough Council 23.22% 21.93% 45.15%
St Edmundsbury Borough Council 23.20% 26.88% 50.08%
West Devon Borough Council 23.17% 20.30% 43.47%
Thurrock Council 23.13% 12.71% 35.84%
Slough Borough Council 23.08% 7.83% 30.91%
Telford and Wrekin Council 23.05% 18.67% 41.72%
Hartlepool Borough Council 23.05% 16.02% 39.07%
Ribble Valley Borough Council 23.02% 14.77% 37.79%
Gravesham Borough Council 23.00% 0.05% 23.05%
Hertfordshire County Council 22.99% 23.19% 46.18%
Northampton Borough Council 22.90% 15.33% 38.23%
Islington LB 22.84% 6.16% 29.00%
Corby Borough Council 22.76% 18.89% 41.65%
Sevenoaks District Council 22.75% 7.96% 30.71%
Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council 22.72% 11.44% 34.16%
Westminster City Council 22.69% 1.38% 24.07%
West Berkshire District Council 22.68% 17.32% 40.00%
Burnley Borough Council 22.64% 10.93% 33.57%
Rochdale MBC 22.62% 10.40% 33.02%
Dartford Borough Council 22.58% 0.00% 22.58%
Bristol City Council 22.53% 14.78% 37.31%
Bedford 22.45% 15.83% 38.28%
Melton Borough Council 22.43% 27.36% 49.79%
Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council 22.41% 27.25% 49.66%
East Dorset District Council 22.40% 19.40% 41.80%
Pendle Borough Council 22.39% 13.06% 35.45%
Havering LB 22.36% 11.91% 34.27%
Thanet District Council 22.36% 3.36% 25.72%
Camden LB 22.34% 7.35% 29.69%
Craven District Council 22.29% 14.49% 36.78%
Warwick District Council 22.15% 27.14% 49.29%
Gosport Borough Council 22.12% 1.24% 23.36%
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 22.05% 23.36% 45.41%
Rushmoor Borough Council 22.02% 5.33% 27.35%
Greater Manchester WDA (MBC) 21.97% 11.73% 33.70%
Christchurch Borough Council 21.93% 12.32% 34.25%
Mansfield District Council 21.92% 16.80% 38.72%
Croydon LB 21.87% 10.35% 32.22%
Forest Heath District Council 21.84% 23.33% 45.17%
South Ribble Borough Council 21.81% 23.19% 45.00%
Eden District Council 21.79% 22.78% 44.57%
Wirral MBC 21.75% 14.86% 36.61%
Maldon District Council 21.73% 14.38% 36.11%
Barking and Dagenham LB 21.70% 11.05% 32.75%
Medway Borough Council 21.62% 11.78% 33.40%
West Somerset District Council 21.56% 5.34% 26.90%
Hounslow LB 21.55% 11.56% 33.11%
Fenland District Council 21.46% 28.82% 50.28%
Salford City Council MBC 21.42% 10.75% 32.17%
South Lakeland District Council 21.37% 21.27% 42.64%
Erewash Borough Council 21.36% 19.17% 40.53%
Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council 21.34% 11.91% 33.25%
Wycombe District Council 21.33% 20.59% 41.92%
Stockport MBC 21.31% 20.12% 41.43%
East Sussex County Council 21.26% 15.19% 36.45%
South Staffordshire Council 21.23% 26.44% 47.67%
East Riding of Yorkshire Council 21.21% 17.01% 38.22%
South Gloucestershire Council 21.19% 19.75% 40.94%
Doncaster MBC 21.18% 18.22% 39.40%
Wigan MBC 21.12% 11.78% 32.90%
Ipswich Borough Council 21.03% 18.98% 40.01%
Oldham MBC 20.98% 15.68% 36.66%
Barnsley MBC 20.97% 22.18% 43.15%
Rother District Council 20.94% 22.19% 43.13%
Rotherham MBC 20.88% 21.40% 42.28%
Aylesbury Vale District Council 20.88% 1.21% 22.09%
Solihull MBC 20.85% 19.84% 40.69%
Dover District Council 20.82% 10.01% 30.83%
Bromsgrove District Council 20.81% 16.26% 37.07%
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council 20.81% 2.29% 23.10%
Teignbridge District Council 20.77% 35.46% 56.23%
St Albans City and District Council 20.76% 28.94% 49.70%
Plymouth City Council 20.74% 9.35% 30.09%
Wellingborough Borough Council 20.71% 13.85% 34.56%
Wokingham Council 20.69% 16.69% 37.38%
Dacorum Borough Council 20.64% 26.62% 47.26%
Stoke-on-Trent City Council 20.60% 16.87% 37.47%
Shropshire 20.58% 29.27% 49.85%
Maidstone Borough Council 20.55% 10.08% 30.63%
Derby City Council 20.52% 24.00% 44.52%
North Somerset Council 20.50% 16.76% 37.26%
Lancaster City Council 20.50% 15.36% 35.86%
Wyre Borough Council 20.45% 23.61% 44.06%
North Devon District Council 20.24% 21.56% 41.80%
Redbridge LB 20.22% 11.37% 31.59%
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 20.22% 10.06% 30.28%
North West Leicestershire District Council 20.04% 23.95% 43.99%
Merseyside WDA (MBC) 19.98% 14.11% 34.09%
West Lancashire Borough Council 19.92% 25.46% 45.38%
Kettering Borough Council 19.88% 24.88% 44.76%
North Hertfordshire District Council 19.68% 28.82% 48.50%
Bassetlaw District Council 19.67% 3.10% 22.77%
Gateshead MBC 19.55% 11.39% 30.94%
Portsmouth City Council 19.51% 4.53% 24.04%
Runnymede Borough Council 19.45% 5.32% 24.77%
Coventry City Council 19.43% 12.90% 32.33%
Barnet LB 19.42% 13.58% 33.00%
Enfield LB 19.40% 11.62% 31.02%
Broxbourne Borough Council 19.34% 15.87% 35.21%
Eastbourne Borough Council 19.33% 11.88% 31.21%
North London Waste Authority 19.32% 9.42% 28.74%
Derbyshire County Council 19.30% 22.39% 41.69%
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council 19.20% 42.61% 61.81%
East London Waste Authority 19.15% 9.60% 28.75%
Sheffield City Council 18.99% 8.51% 27.50%
South Cambridgeshire District Council 18.94% 34.51% 53.45%
South Northamptonshire District Council 18.86% 30.88% 49.74%
Three Rivers District Council 18.81% 30.60% 49.41%
Halton Borough Council 18.80% 12.04% 30.84%
Fylde Borough Council 18.75% 23.01% 41.76%
Torridge District Council 18.75% 22.56% 41.31%
Cheltenham Borough Council 18.71% 13.81% 32.52%
Allerdale Borough Council 18.61% 25.69% 44.30%
Chelmsford Borough Council 18.10% 19.00% 37.10%
Harborough District Council 18.08% 35.17% 53.25%
Copeland Borough Council 18.06% 23.33% 41.39%
Haringey LB 18.03% 6.96% 24.99%
Hackney LB 18.02% 5.90% 23.92%
Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council 17.92% 26.37% 44.29%
Waltham Forest LB 17.92% 9.94% 27.86%
Tewkesbury Borough Council 17.91% 13.60% 31.51%
Bolton MBC 17.82% 11.19% 29.01%
Daventry District Council 17.81% 29.38% 47.19%
North East Lincolnshire Council 17.79% 15.47% 33.26%
Sandwell MBC 17.79% 11.91% 29.70%
Cambridge City Council 17.76% 22.93% 40.69%
Wolverhampton MBC 17.68% 18.08% 35.76%
High Peak Borough Council 17.66% 22.56% 40.22%
Ryedale District Council 17.56% 34.37% 51.93%
Sefton MBC 17.49% 21.50% 38.99%
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council 17.31% 16.95% 34.26%
Hambleton District Council 17.29% 28.03% 45.32%
Watford Borough Council 17.28% 22.37% 39.65%
Leicester City Council 17.26% 22.58% 39.84%
South Tyneside MBC 17.26% 11.59% 28.85%
Preston City Council 17.21% 15.04% 32.25%
East Hertfordshire District Council 17.20% 23.97% 41.17%
Southwark LB 17.20% 4.77% 21.97%
Selby District Council 17.11% 21.75% 38.86%
Sunderland City Council 17.03% 9.99% 27.02%
Greenwich LB 17.00% 17.84% 34.84%
Sedgemoor District Council 17.00% 9.60% 26.60%
Harrogate Borough Council 16.99% 14.23% 31.22%
Mid Devon District Council 16.92% 30.11% 47.03%
East Cambridgeshire District Council 16.80% 19.91% 36.71%
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council 16.74% 11.99% 28.73%
Derbyshire Dales District Council 16.63% 24.43% 41.06%
Knowsley MBC 16.50% 11.37% 27.87%
Leeds City Council MBC 16.48% 14.44% 30.92%
Southampton City Council 16.45% 9.30% 25.75%
Bury MBC 16.25% 11.53% 27.78%
Lewisham LB 16.21% 0.57% 16.78%
Horsham District Council 16.19% 25.37% 41.56%
Chesterfield Borough Council 16.16% 24.44% 40.60%
Bradford City MDC (MBC) 15.88% 13.52% 29.40%
Birmingham City Council 15.80% 15.73% 31.53%
South Derbyshire District Council 15.78% 31.53% 47.31%
Liverpool City Council 15.73% 9.64% 25.37%
Stevenage Borough Council 15.53% 16.18% 31.71%
Wealden District Council 15.32% 20.30% 35.62%
Middlesbrough Borough Council 15.25% 7.55% 22.80%
Hertsmere Borough Council 15.20% 24.17% 39.37%
Brent LB 15.04% 13.65% 28.69%
North East Derbyshire District Council 14.95% 27.91% 42.86%
Forest of Dean District Council 14.94% 24.79% 39.73%
Ashford Borough Council 14.90% 0.39% 15.29%
Gloucester City Council 14.88% 16.49% 31.37%
Newham LB 13.73% 4.91% 18.64%
St Helens MBC 13.48% 16.32% 29.80%
Dudley MBC 13.11% 16.31% 29.42%
Isle of Wight Council 12.82% 18.99% 31.81%
Council of the Isles of Scilly 12.82% 4.38% 17.20%
Manchester City Council MBC 12.47% 6.34% 18.81%
Welwyn Hatfield Council 12.22% 21.91% 34.13%
North Warwickshire Borough Council 9.96% 17.02% 26.98%
Bolsover District Council 9.17% 17.77% 26.94%
Alnwick District Council - - 0.00%
Babergh District Council - - 0.00%
Bedford Borough Council - - 0.00%
Bedfordshire County Council - - 0.00%
Berwick-upon-Tweed Borough Council - - 0.00%
Blyth Valley Borough Council - - 0.00%
Bridgnorth District Council - - 0.00%
Caradon District Council - - 0.00%
Carrick District Council - - 0.00%
Castle Morpeth Borough Council - - 0.00%
Cheshire County Council - - 0.00%
Chester City Council - - 0.00%
Chester-Le-Street District Council - - 0.00%
Congleton Borough Council - - 0.00%
Cornwall County Council - - 0.00%
Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council - - 0.00%
Derwentside District Council - - 0.00%
Durham City Council - - 0.00%
Durham County Council - - 0.00%
Easington District Council - - 0.00%
Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council - - 0.00%
Kennet District Council - - 0.00%
Kerrier District Council - - 0.00%
Macclesfield Borough Council - - 0.00%
Mid Bedfordshire District Council - - 0.00%
North Cornwall District Council - - 0.00%
North Shropshire District Council - - 0.00%
North Wiltshire District Council - - 0.00%
Northumberland County Council - - 0.00%
Oswestry Borough Council - - 0.00%
Penwith District Council - - 0.00%
Restormel Borough Council - - 0.00%
Salisbury District Council - - 0.00%
Sedgefield Borough Council - - 0.00%
Shrewsbury and Atcham Borough Council - - 0.00%
Shropshire County Council - - 0.00%
South Bedfordshire District Council - - 0.00%
South Shropshire District Council - - 0.00%
Teesdale District Council - - 0.00%
Tynedale District Council - - 0.00%
Vale Royal Borough Council - - 0.00%
Wansbeck District Council - - 0.00%
Wear Valley District Council - - 0.00%
West Wiltshire District Council - - 0.00%
Wiltshire County Council - - 0.00%

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