2010/11 recycling

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 recycling 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.  
Rank Local Authority Recycling Rate
1 Bournemouth Borough Council 41.81%
2 Surrey Heath Borough Council 39.73%
3 City of London 37.09%
4 Uttlesford District Council 36.46%
5 South Oxfordshire District Council 35.23%
6 Darlington Borough Council 34.08%
7 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 33.95%
8 Worcester City Council 32.92%
9 Mid Sussex District Council 32.91%
10 Harlow District Council 32.80%
11 Swindon Borough Council 32.69%
12 Wychavon District Council 32.45%
13 Mid Suffolk District Council 32.09%
14 Waverley Borough Council 32.09%
15 Walsall MBC 32.01%
16 Mole Valley District Council 32.00%
17 Kingston-upon-Hull City Council 31.96%
18 Rutland County Council 31.76%
19 Chichester District Council 31.68%
20 Guildford Borough Council 31.66%
21 East Hampshire District Council 31.59%
22 South Holland District Council 31.42%
23 South Kesteven District Council 31.37%
24 Hart District Council 31.20%
25 Suffolk County Council 30.71%
26 Adur District Council 30.69%
27 Herefordshire Council 30.38%
28 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 30.25%
29 Woking Borough Council 30.18%
30 Lincolnshire County Council 30.14%
31 Richmond upon Thames LB 30.02%
32 Chiltern District Council 29.92%
33 West Dorset District Council 29.88%
34 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 29.80%
35 Bromley LB 29.75%
36 Central Bedfordshire 29.70%
37 North Somerset Council 29.53%
38 Spelthorne Borough Council 29.52%
39 Elmbridge Borough Council 29.51%
40 Vale of White Horse District Council 29.45%
41 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 29.43%
42 Charnwood Borough Council 29.42%
43 Oxfordshire County Council 29.40%
44 Eastleigh Borough Council 29.38%
45 Worcestershire County Council 29.26%
46 Exeter City Council 29.13%
47 Bath and North East Somerset Council 29.04%
48 Essex County Council 28.96%
49 Hillingdon LB 28.93%
50 Torbay Council 28.93%
51 Tewkesbury Borough Council 28.86%
52 Purbeck District Council 28.76%
53 Lancashire County Council 28.72%
54 Sutton LB 28.64%
55 Dorset County Council 28.56%
56 Rochford District Council 28.52%
57 Epping Forest Borough Council 28.52%
58 Broxtowe Borough Council 28.48%
59 Broadland District Council 28.39%
60 West Sussex County Council 28.37%
61 Norwich City Council 28.36%
62 Swale Borough Council 28.29%
63 Arun District Council 28.24%
64 Brentwood Borough Council 28.22%
65 Havant Borough Council 28.11%
66 Milton Keynes Council 28.04%
67 Redditch Borough Council 28.02%
68 Test Valley Borough Council 27.91%
69 Bexley LB 27.82%
70 Malvern Hills District Council 27.69%
71 Devon County Council 27.57%
72 Lichfield District Council 27.54%
73 Winchester City Council 27.53%
74 Shepway District Council 27.52%
75 Norfolk County Council 27.50%
76 New Forest District Council 27.47%
77 Castle Point Borough Council 27.46%
78 Stockport MBC 27.35%
79 Gedling Borough Council 27.33%
80 South Norfolk Council 27.30%
81 Tamworth Borough Council 27.28%
82 Merton LB 27.28%
83 Somerset County Council 27.28%
84 Surrey County Council 27.26%
85 Ealing LB 27.26%
86 Fareham Borough Council 27.20%
87 Stratford-on-Avon District Council 27.16%
88 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council 27.13%
89 Worthing Borough Council 27.06%
90 Breckland Council 27.06%
91 Harrow LB 27.03%
92 Hammersmith and Fulham LB 26.97%
93 Tandridge District Council 26.89%
94 Huntingdonshire District Council 26.83%
95 Craven District Council 26.76%
96 West Oxfordshire District Council 26.74%
97 Northumberland 26.66%
98 Cambridgeshire County Council 26.62%
99 Nottinghamshire County Council 26.50%
100 Basildon District Council 26.49%
101 County Durham 26.47%
102 York City Council 26.44%
103 Weymouth and Portland Borough Council 26.42%
104 Staffordshire County Council 26.40%
105 Wandsworth LB 26.39%
106 Blaby District Council 26.37%
107 Rugby Borough Council 26.33%
108 North Kesteven District Council 26.29%
109 East Lindsey District Council 26.28%
110 Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 26.24%
111 Cannock Chase Council 26.13%
112 Oadby and Wigston Borough Council 26.10%
113 Suffolk Coastal District Council 26.09%
114 Wyre Forest District Council 26.09%
115 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council 26.07%
116 Trafford MBC 25.98%
117 Lincoln City Council 25.95%
118 Tendring District Council 25.95%
119 West Lindsey District Council 25.87%
120 Kirklees MBC 25.86%
121 Peterborough City Council 25.85%
122 Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 25.85%
123 Western Riverside Waste Authority 25.72%
124 East Devon District Council 25.71%
125 Carlisle City Council 25.66%
126 Hyndburn Borough Council 25.61%
127 Gloucestershire County Council 25.55%
128 North Norfolk District Council 25.53%
129 Crawley Borough Council 25.52%
130 Cheshire East 25.47%
131 Sedgemoor District Council 25.44%
132 Hartlepool Borough Council 25.36%
133 Leicestershire County Council 25.24%
134 Cotswold District Council 25.21%
135 South Bucks District Council 25.18%
136 Boston Borough Council 25.16%
137 Halton Borough Council 25.08%
138 Cheshire West and Chester 25.06%
139 Kent County Council 25.04%
140 Cherwell District Council 25.01%
141 Waveney District Council 24.98%
142 Braintree District Council 24.98%
143 Chorley Borough Council 24.98%
144 Hampshire County Council 24.96%
145 South Hams District Council 24.90%
146 North Tyneside Council 24.82%
147 Mendip District Council 24.81%
148 Calderdale MBC 24.80%
149 Ribble Valley Borough Council 24.74%
150 Lambeth LB 24.73%
151 Canterbury City Council 24.72%
152 Buckinghamshire County Council 24.72%
153 Stafford Borough Council 24.68%
154 West Devon Borough Council 24.67%
155 Rushcliffe Borough Council 24.65%
156 Oxford City Council 24.64%
157 Telford and Wrekin Council 24.59%
158 Wakefield City MDC 24.59%
159 Blackpool Borough Council 24.43%
160 Westminster City Council 24.43%
161 Cumbria County Council 24.34%
162 Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council 24.29%
163 West London Waste Authority 24.25%
164 Rossendale Borough Council 24.22%
165 Thanet District Council 24.21%
166 Cornwall 24.16%
167 Wyre Borough Council 24.16%
168 Coventry City Council 24.07%
169 Stroud District Council 24.07%
170 St Edmundsbury Borough Council 24.06%
171 North Yorkshire County Council 24.06%
172 Horsham District Council 24.05%
173 Bracknell Forest Borough Council 24.00%
174 South Ribble Borough Council 24.00%
175 Scarborough Borough Council 23.97%
176 Colchester Borough Council 23.92%
177 East Staffordshire Borough Council 23.91%
178 Newark and Sherwood District Council 23.91%
179 Brighton and Hove Council 23.88%
180 Pendle Borough Council 23.87%
181 West Berkshire District Council 23.86%
182 Islington LB 23.83%
183 Great Yarmouth Borough Council 23.80%
184 North Dorset District Council 23.80%
185 Rochdale MBC 23.71%
186 South Gloucestershire Council 23.66%
187 Wigan MBC 23.65%
188 Thurrock Council 23.64%
189 Tameside MBC 23.62%
190 Bromsgrove District Council 23.60%
191 Warrington Borough Council 23.55%
192 North Lincolnshire Council 23.54%
193 Warwickshire County Council 23.44%
194 Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council 23.42%
195 Ashfield District Council 23.35%
196 Northampton Borough Council 23.33%
197 Greater Manchester WDA (MBC) 23.33%
198 Croydon LB 23.31%
199 Wiltshire 23.29%
200 Slough Borough Council 23.18%
201 Hertfordshire County Council 23.14%
202 Amber Valley Borough Council 23.13%
203 Gravesham Borough Council 23.13%
204 Luton Borough Council 23.13%
205 Solihull MBC 23.12%
206 Nottingham City Council 23.05%
207 Hounslow LB 23.03%
208 Ipswich Borough Council 23.03%
209 Doncaster MBC 22.96%
210 South Tyneside MBC 22.87%
211 South Somerset District Council 22.86%
212 South Cambridgeshire District Council 22.86%
213 Taunton Deane Borough Council 22.81%
214 Gosport Borough Council 22.80%
215 East Northamptonshire Council 22.80%
216 Wokingham Council 22.77%
217 Gateshead MBC 22.74%
218 Dartford Borough Council 22.72%
219 Poole Borough Council 22.70%
220 Richmondshire District Council 22.69%
221 Fenland District Council 22.64%
222 Wirral MBC 22.60%
223 West Somerset District Council 22.60%
224 Melton Borough Council 22.53%
225 Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC 22.47%
226 Burnley Borough Council 22.44%
227 Lewes District Council 22.39%
228 Tower Hamlets LB 22.37%
229 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 22.36%
230 Bedford 22.34%
231 East Dorset District Council 22.33%
232 Sandwell MBC 22.32%
233 Christchurch Borough Council 22.32%
234 Sevenoaks District Council 22.31%
235 Rushmoor Borough Council 22.24%
236 Forest Heath District Council 22.22%
237 Fylde Borough Council 22.20%
238 Medway Borough Council 22.11%
239 Derby City Council 22.03%
240 Camden LB 21.98%
241 Corby Borough Council 21.98%
242 Warwick District Council 21.87%
243 Oldham MBC 21.86%
244 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 21.78%
245 South Lakeland District Council 21.78%
246 South Staffordshire Council 21.75%
247 Plymouth City Council 21.61%
248 Mansfield District Council 21.54%
249 St Albans City and District Council 21.53%
250 Sunderland City Council 21.48%
251 Runnymede Borough Council 21.47%
252 Bristol City Council 21.41%
253 Cambridge City Council 21.38%
254 Rotherham MBC 21.32%
255 North Devon District Council 21.24%
256 Northamptonshire County Council 21.24%
257 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 21.23%
258 Wellingborough Borough Council 21.20%
259 Hastings Borough Council 21.19%
260 East Sussex County Council 21.15%
261 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council 21.10%
262 Sheffield City Council 21.10%
263 Maldon District Council 21.05%
264 Merseyside WDA (MBC) 20.94%
265 Aylesbury Vale District Council 20.91%
266 Erewash Borough Council 20.91%
267 Barnsley MBC 20.88%
268 Lancaster City Council 20.74%
269 Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council 20.64%
270 Dacorum Borough Council 20.61%
271 Cheltenham Borough Council 20.56%
272 Teignbridge District Council 20.44%
273 Haringey LB 20.37%
274 Shropshire 20.32%
275 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council 20.30%
276 Gloucester City Council 20.24%
277 North Hertfordshire District Council 20.12%
278 Wycombe District Council 20.05%
279 Rother District Council 20.01%
280 Allerdale Borough Council 20.00%
281 North West Leicestershire District Council 19.94%
282 Greenwich LB 19.81%
283 Bassetlaw District Council 19.75%
284 Dover District Council 19.68%
285 Bradford City MDC (MBC) 19.54%
286 East Hertfordshire District Council 19.53%
287 Selby District Council 19.53%
288 Enfield LB 19.47%
289 North London Waste Authority 19.42%
290 Havering LB 19.37%
291 Staffordshire Moorlands District Council 19.35%
292 West Lancashire Borough Council 19.33%
293 Derbyshire County Council 19.31%
294 South Northamptonshire District Council 19.23%
295 Copeland Borough Council 19.21%
296 Maidstone Borough Council 19.19%
297 Three Rivers District Council 19.19%
298 Southwark LB 19.14%
299 Hackney LB 19.05%
300 Salford City Council MBC 18.95%
301 Kettering Borough Council 18.95%
302 Portsmouth City Council 18.82%
303 Eden District Council 18.78%
304 Barnet LB 18.73%
305 Harborough District Council 18.70%
306 Broxbourne Borough Council 18.44%
307 Eastbourne Borough Council 18.44%
308 High Peak Borough Council 18.38%
309 Chelmsford Borough Council 18.31%
310 Bolton MBC 18.20%
311 Redbridge LB 18.18%
312 Leicester City Council 18.09%
313 Waltham Forest LB 17.98%
314 Torridge District Council 17.96%
315 Reading Borough Council 17.88%
316 Hambleton District Council 17.74%
317 Sefton MBC 17.74%
318 Daventry District Council 17.62%
319 North East Lincolnshire Council 17.46%
320 Watford Borough Council 17.43%
321 Preston City Council 17.39%
322 Wolverhampton MBC 17.35%
323 Lewisham LB 17.27%
324 Knowsley MBC 17.04%
325 Stevenage Borough Council 17.00%
326 Manchester City Council MBC 16.97%
327 Ryedale District Council 16.97%
328 Mid Devon District Council 16.95%
329 Derbyshire Dales District Council 16.80%
330 Wealden District Council 16.78%
331 Hertsmere Borough Council 16.72%
332 Dudley MBC 16.65%
333 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council 16.63%
334 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council 16.60%
335 Harrogate Borough Council 16.49%
336 South Derbyshire District Council 16.39%
337 Liverpool City Council 16.14%
338 East Cambridgeshire District Council 16.13%
339 Birmingham City Council 16.08%
340 East London Waste Authority 16.00%
341 Brent LB 15.99%
342 Bury MBC 15.88%
343 Chesterfield Borough Council 15.74%
344 Southampton City Council 15.62%
345 Barking and Dagenham LB 15.48%
346 Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 15.30%
347 Middlesbrough Borough Council 15.20%
348 Isle of Wight Council 14.97%
349 St Helens MBC 14.91%
350 Leeds City Council MBC 14.88%
351 Forest of Dean District Council 14.65%
352 North East Derbyshire District Council 14.43%
353 Ashford Borough Council 13.64%
354 Welwyn Hatfield Council 12.34%
355 North Warwickshire Borough Council 12.31%
356 Newham LB 10.41%
357 Council of the Isles of Scilly 9.22%
358 Bolsover District Council 8.83%

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