2011/12 green/food

The following table contains municipal waste data derived from WasteDataFlow for the period covering the financial year 2011/12. The data shows the total household waste sent for composting or anaerobic digestion by English local authorities from April 2011 to March 2012.


There are 52 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
1Harborough District Council42.46%
2Three Rivers District Council40.59%
3Staffordshire Moorlands District Council40.06%
4Rochford District Council38.32%
5Teignbridge District Council36.98%
6Cotswold District Council35.73%
7Stockport MBC35.24%
8Ryedale District Council34.77%
9West Devon Borough Council33.34%
10Mid Devon District Council33.06%
11Cherwell District Council32.71%
12West Oxfordshire District Council32.05%
13Vale of White Horse District Council31.28%
14Epping Forest Borough Council31.19%
15Braintree District Council31.10%
16South Northamptonshire District Council31.08%
17South Cambridgeshire District Council30.93%
18South Oxfordshire District Council30.81%
19Leicestershire County Council30.58%
21Huntingdonshire District Council30.35%
22South Hams District Council30.21%
23South Derbyshire District Council30.04%
24Welwyn Hatfield Council29.95%
25North Hertfordshire District Council29.93%
26Stratford-on-Avon District Council29.93%
27Suffolk Coastal District Council29.84%
28Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council29.51%
29East Lindsey District Council29.40%
30West Lindsey District Council29.40%
31East Hertfordshire District Council29.34%
32Stafford Borough Council29.26%
33Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council29.17%
34Fenland District Council28.95%
35Lichfield District Council28.75%
36Hambleton District Council28.53%
37West Lancashire Borough Council28.43%
38St Edmundsbury Borough Council28.41%
39Oxfordshire County Council28.24%
40St Albans City and District Council28.23%
41South Staffordshire Council28.21%
42Kettering Borough Council28.18%
43Rotherham MBC27.96%
44Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council27.77%
45Woking Borough Council27.69%
46Warwick District Council27.64%
47Wealden District Council27.61%
48Melton Borough Council27.58%
49Hertsmere Borough Council27.51%
50Dacorum Borough Council27.46%
51Waveney District Council27.44%
52East Riding of Yorkshire Council27.34%
53Staffordshire County Council27.17%
54Devon County Council27.13%
55Hertfordshire County Council26.80%
56East Staffordshire Borough Council26.76%
57Dorset Waste Partnership26.60%
58Eden District Council26.55%
59Rutland County Council26.44%
60North Somerset Council26.38%
61Mole Valley District Council26.38%
62Cambridgeshire County Council26.18%
63Torridge District Council26.18%
64South Gloucestershire Council26.15%
65Rother District Council26.01%
66Forest of Dean District Council25.86%
67North Kesteven District Council25.75%
68Surrey Heath Borough Council25.59%
69Allerdale Borough Council25.58%
70Horsham District Council25.36%
71North West Leicestershire District Council25.36%
72Tunbridge Wells Borough Council25.30%
73Tewkesbury Borough Council25.01%
74Milton Keynes Council25.00%
75South Lakeland District Council24.87%
76Basildon District Council24.85%
77Derby City Council24.69%
78North Lincolnshire Council24.65%
79High Peak Borough Council24.64%
80Wyre Borough Council24.59%
81Somerset County Council24.57%
82Cheshire East24.52%
83Watford Borough Council24.44%
84Cannock Chase Council24.42%
85Forest Heath District Council24.42%
86Chelmsford Borough Council24.40%
87Bexley LB24.35%
88Warwickshire County Council24.35%
89Daventry District Council24.34%
90Copeland Borough Council24.22%
91Rushcliffe Borough Council23.93%
92South Ribble Borough Council23.92%
93Harrow LB23.89%
94North Devon District Council23.86%
95Derbyshire Dales District Council23.86%
96Selby District Council23.80%
97Blaby District Council23.50%
98Chorley Borough Council23.49%
99Rugby Borough Council23.22%
100Essex County Council23.12%
101Wolverhampton MBC23.07%
102Cheshire West and Chester23.03%
103North East Derbyshire District Council23.02%
104Suffolk County Council22.87%
105Trafford MBC22.77%
106Sefton MBC22.66%
107Castle Point Borough Council22.60%
108Lincolnshire County Council22.55%
109Surrey County Council22.51%
110Broxbourne Borough Council22.42%
111Barnsley MBC22.34%
112North Yorkshire County Council22.21%
113Maidstone Borough Council22.18%
114Oadby and Wigston Borough Council22.15%
115Wycombe District Council22.11%
116Bournemouth Borough Council22.08%
117Bath and North East Somerset Council22.06%
118Chesterfield Borough Council21.95%
119Stevenage Borough Council21.92%
120West Berkshire District Council21.88%
121Broadland District Council21.63%
122Carlisle City Council21.52%
123Fylde Borough Council21.51%
124Northamptonshire County Council21.43%
125Cumbria County Council21.41%
126Buckinghamshire County Council21.31%
127Doncaster MBC21.22%
128Guildford Borough Council21.19%
129Gloucestershire County Council21.15%
130Elmbridge Borough Council21.15%
131Cambridge City Council21.09%
132East Cambridgeshire District Council20.90%
133Sedgemoor District Council20.83%
134Cheltenham Borough Council20.82%
135Lancaster City Council20.79%
136Richmondshire District Council20.77%
137Central Bedfordshire20.67%
138Bolsover District Council20.65%
139Tamworth Borough Council20.61%
140Epsom and Ewell Borough Council20.60%
141Lincoln City Council20.59%
142Derbyshire County Council20.50%
143Taunton Deane Borough Council20.18%
144Bromley LB19.90%
145Leicester City Council19.54%
146Erewash Borough Council19.47%
147Thurrock Council19.45%
148Brentwood Borough Council19.22%
149Ipswich Borough Council19.20%
150Canterbury City Council19.19%
151York City Council19.16%
153Leeds City Council MBC19.06%
154Uttlesford District Council19.00%
155Solihull MBC18.94%
156Harrogate Borough Council18.93%
157Warrington Borough Council18.90%
158Chiltern District Council18.86%
159North Warwickshire Borough Council18.80%
160East Devon District Council18.74%
161Telford and Wrekin Council18.72%
162Peterborough City Council18.61%
163Harlow District Council18.57%
164Bristol City Council18.43%
165North East Lincolnshire Council18.42%
166Lancashire County Council18.41%
167East Sussex County Council18.41%
168Wokingham Council18.31%
169North Norfolk District Council18.22%
170Ribble Valley Borough Council18.20%
171Norfolk County Council18.16%
172Gloucester City Council18.10%
173Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council18.07%
174Dover District Council18.06%
175Oldham MBC17.86%
176Charnwood Borough Council17.83%
177South Kesteven District Council17.77%
178Kingston-upon-Hull City Council17.76%
179Dudley MBC17.75%
180Stoke-on-Trent City Council17.67%
181Northampton Borough Council17.65%
182Runnymede Borough Council17.61%
183Oxford City Council17.59%
184South Somerset District Council17.58%
185Corby Borough Council17.54%
186Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames17.44%
187St Helens MBC17.38%
188Shepway District Council17.25%
189Poole Borough Council17.07%
190Hartlepool Borough Council17.06%
191Bracknell Forest Borough Council17.00%
192Bury MBC16.84%
193Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council16.82%
194West Sussex County Council16.80%
195Greater Manchester WDA (MBC)16.75%
196Maldon District Council16.73%
197Mansfield District Council16.59%
198Craven District Council16.56%
199Preston City Council16.55%
200Greenwich LB16.51%
201Bromsgrove District Council16.51%
202Scarborough Borough Council16.47%
203Walsall MBC16.33%
204Wirral MBC16.33%
205Mendip District Council16.25%
206Colchester Borough Council16.05%
207Brent LB15.99%
209Kent County Council15.86%
210Calderdale MBC15.85%
211Southend-on-Sea Borough Council15.81%
212Hampshire County Council15.72%
213Merseyside WDA (MBC)15.58%
214Wellingborough Borough Council15.32%
215South Norfolk Council15.25%
216West London Waste Authority15.23%
217Hillingdon LB15.18%
218County Durham15.09%
219Eastbourne Borough Council15.07%
220Medway Borough Council15.06%
221Ealing LB14.95%
222Swindon Borough Council14.90%
223Croydon LB14.83%
224Enfield LB14.80%
225Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council14.77%
226South Tyneside MBC14.68%
227Barnet LB14.65%
228Knowsley MBC14.64%
229Sandwell MBC14.56%
230Nottinghamshire County Council14.50%
231Torbay Council14.47%
232Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council14.38%
233Eastleigh Borough Council14.38%
234Manchester City Council MBC14.09%
235Pendle Borough Council14.05%
236Reigate and Banstead Borough Council14.05%
237Wakefield City MDC13.88%
238Richmond upon Thames LB13.83%
239Breckland Council13.71%
240Salford City Council MBC13.50%
242Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council13.35%
243Birmingham City Council13.31%
244Broxtowe Borough Council13.27%
245Bolton MBC13.25%
246Isle of Wight Council13.18%
247Bradford City MDC (MBC)13.17%
248Tameside MBC13.13%
249Worcestershire County Council13.09%
250Halton Borough Council13.08%
251North Tyneside Council13.02%
252Coventry City Council12.74%
253Rochdale MBC12.56%
254Gateshead MBC12.27%
255Wigan MBC12.23%
256Norwich City Council12.18%
257Hounslow LB12.16%
258Blackpool Borough Council12.14%
260Mid Sussex District Council11.89%
261Barking and Dagenham LB11.82%
262Fareham Borough Council11.75%
263Burnley Borough Council11.66%
264Rossendale Borough Council11.47%
265Havering LB11.28%
266Spelthorne Borough Council11.18%
267Camden LB11.11%
268Reading Borough Council11.07%
269Mid Suffolk District Council11.01%
270Nottingham City Council10.99%
271Sunderland City Council10.91%
272Luton Borough Council10.90%
273Wychavon District Council10.73%
274Redbridge LB10.63%
275Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council10.62%
276North London Waste Authority10.41%
277Worthing Borough Council10.27%
278Winchester City Council10.26%
279Liverpool City Council10.17%
280Arun District Council10.03%
281West Somerset District Council9.79%
282Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC9.78%
283Hyndburn Borough Council9.74%
284Sutton LB9.73%
285Merton LB9.55%
286Sevenoaks District Council9.50%
287Plymouth City Council9.48%
288Herefordshire Council9.42%
289Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council9.34%
290East London Waste Authority9.11%
291Waverley Borough Council9.02%
292Waltham Forest LB8.96%
293Chichester District Council8.94%
294Test Valley Borough Council8.89%
295Tandridge District Council8.70%
296Southampton City Council8.48%
297South Bucks District Council8.45%
298Slough Borough Council8.11%
299Kirklees MBC8.08%
300Southwark LB7.96%
301East Northamptonshire Council7.94%
302Gedling Borough Council7.91%
303Middlesbrough Borough Council7.85%
304Darlington Borough Council7.76%
305Exeter City Council7.59%
306Ashfield District Council7.56%
307Hart District Council7.34%
308Islington LB7.20%
309Adur District Council6.77%
310Haringey LB6.74%
311Sheffield City Council6.50%
312East Hampshire District Council5.89%
313Portsmouth City Council5.65%
314Hackney LB5.52%
315Hastings Borough Council5.36%
316Boston Borough Council5.28%
317Rushmoor Borough Council5.15%
318Malvern Hills District Council4.84%
319Council of the Isles of Scilly4.75%
320New Forest District Council4.34%
321Swale Borough Council4.09%
322Thanet District Council4.00%
323Brighton and Hove Council3.81%
324Havant Borough Council3.78%
325Worcester City Council3.61%
326Crawley Borough Council3.52%
327Dartford Borough Council3.48%
328Newham LB3.30%
329Amber Valley Borough Council3.29%
330Great Yarmouth Borough Council3.05%
331Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council2.90%
332Lambeth LB2.89%
333City of London2.33%
334Gravesham Borough Council2.31%
335Wyre Forest District Council2.21%
336Western Riverside Waste Authority1.92%
337South Holland District Council1.79%
338Tower Hamlets LB1.67%
339Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea1.55%
340Gosport Borough Council1.53%
341Tendring District Council1.32%
342Lewes District Council1.26%
343Aylesbury Vale District Council1.11%
344Hammersmith and Fulham LB0.79%
345Lewisham LB0.77%
346Wandsworth LB0.44%
347Ashford Borough Council0.32%
348Stroud District Council0.25%
349Westminster City Council0.09%
350Redditch Borough Council0.00%
351Bassetlaw District Council0.00%
352Newark and Sherwood District Council0.00%