2010/11 green/food

The following table contains municipal waste data derived from WasteDataFlow for the period covering the financial year 2010/11. The data shows the total household waste sent for composting or anaerobic digestion by English local authorities from April 2010 to March 2011.


There are 46 local authorities which are not included in the table as the information is not available. WasteDataFlow attributed this to a change in the councils’ status. Local authorities are listed in overall performance order.


RankLocal authorityComposting rate
1Staffordshire Moorlands District Council40.85%
2Harborough District Council39.34%
3Rochford District Council37.02%
4Teignbridge District Council36.62%
5Cotswold District Council35.20%
6Ryedale District Council33.88%
7South Cambridgeshire District Council33.51%
8South Derbyshire District Council32.81%
9Suffolk Coastal District Council32.53%
10Cherwell District Council32.47%
11Stratford-on-Avon District Council32.14%
13Mid Devon District Council31.91%
14Three Rivers District Council31.63%
15Huntingdonshire District Council31.19%
16South Northamptonshire District Council30.68%
17Daventry District Council30.59%
18Epping Forest Borough Council30.37%
19West Lindsey District Council30.34%
20South Hams District Council29.83%
21North Hertfordshire District Council29.75%
22South Oxfordshire District Council29.70%
23Rushcliffe Borough Council29.46%
24Lichfield District Council29.05%
25Braintree District Council28.98%
26Fenland District Council28.94%
27East Lindsey District Council28.67%
28Leicestershire County Council28.65%
29St Albans City and District Council28.63%
30East Hertfordshire District Council28.58%
31North Lincolnshire Council28.16%
32South Staffordshire Council28.03%
33Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council27.99%
34Kettering Borough Council27.89%
35Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council27.85%
36St Edmundsbury Borough Council27.84%
37Melton Borough Council27.55%
38North East Derbyshire District Council27.48%
39Allerdale Borough Council27.32%
40Warwick District Council27.20%
41Waveney District Council27.15%
42Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council27.14%
43Dacorum Borough Council27.12%
44Cambridgeshire County Council26.99%
45Devon County Council26.86%
46North Kesteven District Council26.78%
47West Devon Borough Council26.55%
48Staffordshire County Council26.53%
49Hambleton District Council26.49%
50West Lancashire Borough Council26.43%
51Torridge District Council26.18%
52East Staffordshire Borough Council25.94%
53Stafford Borough Council25.85%
54Hertsmere Borough Council25.75%
55North West Leicestershire District Council25.73%
56Warwickshire County Council25.71%
57Derby City Council25.31%
58Hertfordshire County Council25.08%
59Rutland County Council24.98%
60Wealden District Council24.96%
61Surrey Heath Borough Council24.92%
62Oxfordshire County Council24.85%
63Tewkesbury Borough Council24.77%
64Rugby Borough Council24.72%
65Eden District Council24.71%
66Gloucester City Council24.49%
67Forest of Dean District Council24.48%
68Forest Heath District Council24.31%
69Derbyshire Dales District Council24.20%
70Welwyn Hatfield Council24.13%
71Rother District Council24.12%
72Dorset County Council23.94%
73Copeland Borough Council23.71%
74Chesterfield Borough Council23.69%
75Cannock Chase Council23.63%
76South Ribble Borough Council23.63%
77Horsham District Council23.60%
78Woking Borough Council23.57%
79Tunbridge Wells Borough Council23.56%
80Mole Valley District Council23.35%
81Cheshire East23.29%
82Bexley LB23.20%
83Somerset County Council23.18%
84Selby District Council23.16%
85North Devon District Council23.15%
86Chorley Borough Council23.06%
87High Peak Borough Council23.04%
88Suffolk County Council23.00%
89Harrow LB22.92%
90East Devon District Council22.83%
91Watford Borough Council22.77%
92Lincolnshire County Council22.69%
93Cheshire West and Chester22.66%
94Sefton MBC22.55%
95Milton Keynes Council22.55%
96Derbyshire County Council22.51%
97North Somerset Council22.43%
98Leicester City Council22.40%
99Cambridge City Council22.31%
100South Lakeland District Council22.28%
101Vale of White Horse District Council22.18%
102Wyre Borough Council22.13%
103Bournemouth Borough Council21.98%
104Stevenage Borough Council21.98%
105Stockport MBC21.97%
106Central Bedfordshire21.89%
107Taunton Deane Borough Council21.87%
108Broadland District Council21.86%
109Wycombe District Council21.56%
110South Gloucestershire Council21.48%
111Elmbridge Borough Council21.35%
112Solihull MBC21.25%
113Northamptonshire County Council20.92%
114Erewash Borough Council20.90%
115Thurrock Council20.87%
116Essex County Council20.85%
117Cumbria County Council20.84%
118Chelmsford Borough Council20.81%
119North Yorkshire County Council20.78%
120Broxbourne Borough Council20.57%
121Rotherham MBC20.52%
122East Cambridgeshire District Council20.52%
123Gloucestershire County Council20.38%
124Carlisle City Council20.37%
125Epsom and Ewell Borough Council20.18%
126Lincoln City Council20.02%
127East Dorset District Council19.96%
128Buckinghamshire County Council19.94%
129Tamworth Borough Council19.87%
130East Riding of Yorkshire Council19.82%
131Guildford Borough Council19.82%
132Corby Borough Council19.77%
133Fylde Borough Council19.69%
134Leeds City Council MBC19.54%
135North Norfolk District Council19.37%
136South Kesteven District Council19.36%
137Oadby and Wigston Borough Council19.17%
138Mansfield District Council19.16%
139Blaby District Council19.15%
140Warrington Borough Council19.14%
141Surrey County Council19.05%
142Telford and Wrekin Council19.03%
143Harlow District Council19.02%
144North Warwickshire Borough Council18.99%
145Canterbury City Council18.88%
146Richmondshire District Council18.83%
147Ipswich Borough Council18.83%
148Barnsley MBC18.79%
149Uttlesford District Council18.73%
150Bolsover District Council18.72%
151Wolverhampton MBC18.59%
152Oxford City Council18.54%
153Doncaster MBC18.52%
154York City Council18.45%
155South Somerset District Council18.37%
156Basildon District Council18.19%
157Stoke-on-Trent City Council17.99%
158West Berkshire District Council17.96%
159Peterborough City Council17.93%
160Wirral MBC17.92%
162Lancaster City Council17.71%
163Dudley MBC17.67%
164Brent LB17.42%
165Wokingham Council17.42%
166Norfolk County Council17.36%
167Lancashire County Council17.25%
168Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames17.18%
169Chiltern District Council17.07%
170Oldham MBC17.03%
171Swindon Borough Council17.01%
172Kingston-upon-Hull City Council17.01%
173North East Lincolnshire Council16.89%
174Bath and North East Somerset Council16.89%
175East Sussex County Council16.87%
176Nottinghamshire County Council16.86%
177Poole Borough Council16.84%
178Sedgemoor District Council16.74%
180Bromsgrove District Council16.66%
181Greenwich LB16.65%
182Walsall MBC16.60%
183Charnwood Borough Council16.56%
184St Helens MBC16.47%
185Ribble Valley Borough Council16.44%
186Colchester Borough Council16.31%
187Harrogate Borough Council16.29%
188Calderdale MBC16.27%
189Brentwood Borough Council16.17%
190Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council16.08%
191Bristol City Council16.08%
192Maldon District Council15.99%
193Weymouth and Portland Borough Council15.96%
194Merseyside WDA (MBC)15.72%
195Craven District Council15.70%
196Southend-on-Sea Borough Council15.64%
197West Oxfordshire District Council15.63%
198Hartlepool Borough Council15.59%
199West Sussex County Council15.53%
200Preston City Council15.49%
201Mendip District Council15.46%
202Scarborough Borough Council15.43%
203Bracknell Forest Borough Council15.40%
204Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council15.39%
205Wakefield City MDC15.22%
206Birmingham City Council15.06%
207Northampton Borough Council14.98%
208Isle of Wight Council14.85%
209Trafford MBC14.81%
210West London Waste Authority14.77%
211Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council14.55%
212Bromley LB14.54%
213Pendle Borough Council14.41%
214Hillingdon LB14.23%
215Medway Borough Council14.14%
216Hampshire County Council14.09%
217Bradford City MDC (MBC)14.00%
218Broxtowe Borough Council13.98%
219Kent County Council13.94%
220Knowsley MBC13.84%
221Cheltenham Borough Council13.79%
222Barnet LB13.79%
223Eastleigh Borough Council13.78%
224Breckland Council13.62%
225Eastbourne Borough Council13.48%
226Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council13.39%
227Worcestershire County Council13.33%
228Wellingborough Borough Council13.30%
229Salford City Council MBC13.24%
230Coventry City Council13.21%
231Ealing LB13.01%
232Maidstone Borough Council13.01%
233Richmond upon Thames LB12.91%
234Blackpool Borough Council12.75%
235Barking and Dagenham LB12.75%
236Halton Borough Council12.73%
237Enfield LB12.70%
238County Durham12.64%
239Torbay Council12.60%
240Nottingham City Council12.55%
241Castle Point Borough Council12.48%
242Wigan MBC12.27%
243South Norfolk Council12.26%
244Dover District Council12.21%
247North Tyneside Council11.94%
248Gateshead MBC11.85%
249South Tyneside MBC11.64%
250Hounslow LB11.63%
251Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council11.58%
252Christchurch Borough Council11.56%
253Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC11.54%
254Havering LB11.44%
255Tameside MBC11.39%
256Burnley Borough Council11.24%
257Wychavon District Council11.09%
258Liverpool City Council11.07%
259Fareham Borough Council11.01%
260Luton Borough Council10.87%
261Mid Sussex District Council10.82%
262Rossendale Borough Council10.81%
263Ashfield District Council10.76%
264Plymouth City Council10.74%
265Greater Manchester WDA (MBC)10.62%
266Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council10.44%
267Sandwell MBC10.28%
268Sunderland City Council10.26%
269Mid Suffolk District Council10.21%
270Croydon LB10.15%
271Camden LB9.99%
272Winchester City Council9.85%
273Shepway District Council9.80%
274North Dorset District Council9.77%
275North London Waste Authority9.69%
276Gedling Borough Council9.54%
277Hyndburn Borough Council9.50%
278Herefordshire Council9.48%
279Redbridge LB9.39%
280Norwich City Council9.39%
281East London Waste Authority9.38%
282Waltham Forest LB9.07%
283Worthing Borough Council9.07%
284Arun District Council9.06%
285Merton LB9.03%
286Sutton LB8.91%
287Manchester City Council MBC8.72%
288Southampton City Council8.69%
289Sevenoaks District Council8.47%
290Bury MBC8.38%
291Kirklees MBC8.35%
292Exeter City Council8.29%
293Slough Borough Council8.22%
294Sheffield City Council8.21%
295Test Valley Borough Council8.14%
296South Bucks District Council8.11%
297Middlesbrough Borough Council8.10%
298East Northamptonshire Council7.99%
299Darlington Borough Council7.70%
300Chichester District Council7.57%
301Runnymede Borough Council7.25%
302Reading Borough Council7.23%
303Reigate and Banstead Borough Council7.18%
304Haringey LB7.06%
305Spelthorne Borough Council6.87%
306Hart District Council6.62%
307Rochdale MBC6.57%
308Islington LB6.41%
309Tandridge District Council6.22%
310Bolton MBC6.04%
311Adur District Council5.96%
312Southwark LB5.82%
313Waverley Borough Council5.61%
314Hackney LB5.49%
315Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council5.30%
316East Hampshire District Council5.07%
317Portsmouth City Council4.75%
318West Somerset District Council4.73%
319Hastings Borough Council4.56%
320Rushmoor Borough Council4.54%
321Thanet District Council4.43%
322Newham LB4.40%
323West Dorset District Council4.31%
324Malvern Hills District Council3.97%
325Swale Borough Council3.91%
326New Forest District Council3.84%
327Lambeth LB3.57%
328Brighton and Hove Council3.57%
329Council of the Isles of Scilly3.48%
330Amber Valley Borough Council3.38%
331Purbeck District Council3.35%
332Worcester City Council3.17%
333Boston Borough Council3.16%
334Bassetlaw District Council3.02%
335Crawley Borough Council2.86%
336Newark and Sherwood District Council2.55%
337Havant Borough Council2.32%
338Western Riverside Waste Authority2.29%
339Tendring District Council2.28%
340Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council2.14%
341City of London2.01%
342Tower Hamlets LB1.91%
343Great Yarmouth Borough Council1.85%
344Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea1.64%
345South Holland District Council1.55%
346Wyre Forest District Council1.49%
347Dartford Borough Council1.35%
348Gosport Borough Council1.18%
349Aylesbury Vale District Council1.14%
350Westminster City Council0.85%
351Lewes District Council0.76%
352Lewisham LB0.74%
353Hammersmith and Fulham LB0.58%
354Ashford Borough Council0.38%
355Wandsworth LB0.35%
356Redditch Borough Council0.31%
357Gravesham Borough Council0.18%
358Stroud District Council0.05%