2011/12 recycling performance

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 recycling 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:  
Rank Local Authority Recycling rate
1 Surrey Heath Borough Council 39.22%
2 Vale of White Horse District Council 37.27%
3 South Oxfordshire District Council 36.95%
4 Darlington Borough Council 36.94%
5 Uttlesford District Council 35.47%
6 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 34.94%
7 Rutland County Council 34.76%
8 City of London 34.38%
9 North Somerset Council 34.24%
10 Swindon Borough Council 33.33%
11 Wychavon District Council 32.80%
12 Worcester City Council 32.58%
13 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 32.14%
14 Waverley Borough Council 31.98%
15 Harlow District Council 31.94%
16 South Holland District Council 31.90%
17 Kingston-upon-Hull City Council 31.52%
18 Mid Sussex District Council 31.47%
19 Mole Valley District Council 31.42%
20 Oxfordshire County Council 31.16%
21 East Northamptonshire Council 31.10%
22 Charnwood Borough Council 30.99%
23 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 30.96%
24 Guildford Borough Council 30.86%
25 South Kesteven District Council 30.80%
26 Hart District Council 30.74%
27 Herefordshire Council 30.72%
28 East Hampshire District Council 30.72%
29 Mid Suffolk District Council 30.70%
30 Richmond upon Thames LB 30.53%
31 Central Bedfordshire 30.48%
32 Suffolk County Council 30.26%
33 Castle Point Borough Council 30.23%
34 Lincolnshire County Council 30.10%
35 Bournemouth Borough Council 30.07%
36 Bromley LB 30.06%
37 Worcestershire County Council 30.02%
38 Bath and North East Somerset Council 29.96%
39 East Devon District Council 29.79%
40 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council 29.78%
41 Chichester District Council 29.58%
42 Walsall MBC 29.58%
43 Runnymede Borough Council 29.45%
44 Gedling Borough Council 29.40%
45 Elmbridge Borough Council 29.33%
46 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 29.29%
47 Hammersmith and Fulham LB 29.27%
48 Adur District Council 29.21%
49 Bexley LB 29.19%
50 West Oxfordshire District Council 29.16%
51 Spelthorne Borough Council 29.08%
52 Woking Borough Council 29.07%
53 County Durham 29.06%
54 Cambridgeshire County Council 28.97%
55 Surrey County Council 28.92%
56 Eastleigh Borough Council 28.89%
57 Rochford District Council 28.87%
58 Oadby and Wigston Borough Council 28.84%
59 Essex County Council 28.64%
60 Tamworth Borough Council 28.57%
61 Exeter City Council 28.54%
62 Redditch Borough Council 28.45%
63 Epping Forest Borough Council 28.41%
64 Tewkesbury Borough Council 28.38%
65 Milton Keynes Council 28.38%
66 Norwich City Council 28.34%
67 Chiltern District Council 28.32%
68 Nottinghamshire County Council 28.31%
69 Lancashire County Council 28.28%
70 Broxtowe Borough Council 28.24%
71 Hillingdon LB 28.24%
72 Cheshire East 28.11%
73 Torbay Council 28.11%
74 Basildon District Council 27.99%
75 Wandsworth LB 27.96%
76 Swale Borough Council 27.94%
77 Calderdale MBC 27.85%
78 Lichfield District Council 27.81%
79 Merton LB 27.76%
80 Brentwood Borough Council 27.71%
81 Wyre Forest District Council 27.70%
82 Devon County Council 27.67%
83 Blaby District Council 27.67%
84 Cannock Chase Council 27.66%
85 Sutton LB 27.63%
86 Hartlepool Borough Council 27.63%
87 Sedgemoor District Council 27.50%
88 South Cambridgeshire District Council 27.37%
89 Stockport MBC 27.37%
90 Stratford-on-Avon District Council 27.33%
91 Broadland District Council 27.32%
92 Arun District Council 27.27%
93 Halton Borough Council 27.19%
94 South Gloucestershire Council 27.18%
95 Havant Borough Council 27.15%
96 Solihull MBC 27.14%
97 West Sussex County Council 27.10%
98 Boston Borough Council 27.09%
99 Suffolk Coastal District Council 27.08%
100 York City Council 27.08%
101 Rushcliffe Borough Council 27.06%
102 Norfolk County Council 27.03%
103 Shepway District Council 27.00%
104 North Kesteven District Council 26.87%
105 Western Riverside Waste Authority 26.83%
106 Oxford City Council 26.81%
107 Huntingdonshire District Council 26.60%
108 Staffordshire County Council 26.54%
109 Malvern Hills District Council 26.44%
110 Trafford MBC 26.43%
111 South Somerset District Council 26.42%
112 Craven District Council 26.39%
113 Blackpool Borough Council 26.37%
114 Worthing Borough Council 26.32%
115 New Forest District Council 26.29%
116 Fareham Borough Council 26.29%
117 West Devon Borough Council 26.28%
118 Ashfield District Council 26.27%
119 Sunderland City Council 26.20%
120 Cheshire West and Chester 26.19%
121 Tendring District Council 26.19%
122 Sandwell MBC 26.17%
123 Somerset County Council 26.14%
124 Winchester City Council 26.11%
125 Bradford City MDC (MBC) 25.97%
126 Kirklees MBC 25.94%
127 Gloucestershire County Council 25.93%
128 Newark and Sherwood District Council 25.90%
129 Northumberland 25.88%
130 South Norfolk Council 25.86%
131 Ealing LB 25.82%
132 Test Valley Borough Council 25.77%
133 West Lindsey District Council 25.76%
134 Peterborough City Council 25.75%
135 Taunton Deane Borough Council 25.73%
136 Hyndburn Borough Council 25.73%
137 Rossendale Borough Council 25.55%
138 Leicestershire County Council 25.54%
139 Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 25.45%
140 Mendip District Council 25.45%
141 Wakefield City MDC 25.36%
142 Kent County Council 25.28%
143 East Lindsey District Council 25.24%
144 Reading Borough Council 25.15%
145 Tower Hamlets LB 25.15%
146 West Berkshire District Council 25.14%
147 Cheltenham Borough Council 25.13%
148 Bracknell Forest Borough Council 25.06%
149 Lambeth LB 24.99%
150 Westminster City Council 24.99%
151 Bromsgrove District Council 24.97%
152 Ribble Valley Borough Council 24.95%
153 Rugby Borough Council 24.90%
154 Chorley Borough Council 24.88%
155 Islington LB 24.80%
156 Tandridge District Council 24.79%
157 Wirral MBC 24.72%
158 Wellingborough Borough Council 24.70%
159 South Ribble Borough Council 24.69%
160 South Bucks District Council 24.63%
161 Braintree District Council 24.61%
162 North Norfolk District Council 24.58%
163 Cherwell District Council 24.56%
164 Stafford Borough Council 24.55%
165 Wigan MBC 24.49%
166 Coventry City Council 24.47%
167 Telford and Wrekin Council 24.38%
168 South Hams District Council 24.36%
169 East Staffordshire Borough Council 24.35%
170 Harrow LB 24.32%
171 Carlisle City Council 24.30%
172 North Tyneside Council 24.28%
173 Warwickshire County Council 24.26%
174 Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council 24.25%
175 West Somerset District Council 24.22%
176 Warrington Borough Council 24.22%
177 Hampshire County Council 24.15%
178 Greater Manchester WDA (MBC) 24.13%
179 West London Waste Authority 24.12%
180 Havering LB 24.11%
181 Cumbria County Council 24.07%
182 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 23.99%
183 Stroud District Council 23.95%
184 Gateshead MBC 23.94%
185 St Edmundsbury Borough Council 23.94%
186 Northampton Borough Council 23.92%
187 Dorset Waste Partnership 23.88%
188 Lincoln City Council 23.85%
189 Colchester Borough Council 23.84%
190 South Tyneside MBC 23.84%
191 Canterbury City Council 23.80%
192 Breckland Council 23.76%
193 Wokingham Council 23.73%
194 Wyre Borough Council 23.71%
195 Waveney District Council 23.68%
196 North Yorkshire County Council 23.66%
197 Barnsley MBC 23.65%
198 Brighton and Hove Council 23.60%
199 Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 23.58%
200 Gosport Borough Council 23.58%
201 Great Yarmouth Borough Council 23.52%
202 Buckinghamshire County Council 23.52%
203 Wiltshire 23.48%
204 Dover District Council 23.47%
205 Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council 23.37%
206 Corby Borough Council 23.36%
207 Hertfordshire County Council 23.32%
208 Pendle Borough Council 23.32%
209 Cotswold District Council 23.32%
210 Crawley Borough Council 23.29%
211 Scarborough Borough Council 23.26%
212 Croydon LB 23.23%
213 Dartford Borough Council 23.22%
214 Medway Borough Council 23.21%
215 North Lincolnshire Council 23.16%
216 Horsham District Council 23.14%
217 Hounslow LB 23.11%
218 Forest Heath District Council 23.11%
219 Doncaster MBC 23.04%
220 Ipswich Borough Council 23.02%
221 Amber Valley Borough Council 22.97%
222 Northamptonshire County Council 22.93%
223 Thanet District Council 22.92%
224 Warwick District Council 22.63%
225 Thurrock Council 22.61%
226 Bassetlaw District Council 22.59%
227 Slough Borough Council 22.58%
228 Sheffield City Council 22.57%
229 Derbyshire County Council 22.54%
230 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council 22.49%
231 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council 22.43%
232 Rochdale MBC 22.42%
233 Rotherham MBC 22.41%
234 Greenwich LB 22.41%
235 Maidstone Borough Council 22.41%
236 Leicester City Council 22.40%
237 Bristol City Council 22.38%
238 Mansfield District Council 22.35%
239 Richmondshire District Council 22.35%
240 Plymouth City Council 22.30%
241 Lewes District Council 22.27%
242 Bedford 22.17%
243 Burnley Borough Council 22.17%
244 Nottingham City Council 22.15%
245 Cambridge City Council 22.13%
246 Poole Borough Council 22.07%
247 Melton Borough Council 22.07%
248 Sevenoaks District Council 22.00%
249 Redbridge LB 21.97%
250 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council 21.95%
251 Cornwall 21.80%
252 Gravesham Borough Council 21.76%
253 South Staffordshire Council 21.73%
254 Fylde Borough Council 21.72%
255 Derby City Council 21.58%
256 Fenland District Council 21.54%
257 Luton Borough Council 21.49%
258 Rushmoor Borough Council 21.44%
259 Camden LB 21.39%
260 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 21.37%
261 Oldham MBC 21.36%
262 Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC 21.33%
263 Merseyside WDA (MBC) 21.33%
264 Tameside MBC 21.25%
265 East London Waste Authority 21.03%
266 Erewash Borough Council 20.96%
267 Brent LB 20.83%
268 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 20.77%
269 North Devon District Council 20.77%
270 North East Derbyshire District Council 20.68%
271 Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council 20.67%
272 Allerdale Borough Council 20.61%
273 North West Leicestershire District Council 20.58%
274 Lancaster City Council 20.58%
275 Hastings Borough Council 20.52%
276 East Sussex County Council 20.50%
277 South Lakeland District Council 20.36%
278 Maldon District Council 20.31%
279 Enfield LB 20.29%
280 Aylesbury Vale District Council 20.28%
281 High Peak Borough Council 20.26%
282 Teignbridge District Council 20.25%
283 St Albans City and District Council 20.08%
284 Manchester City Council MBC 19.94%
285 Daventry District Council 19.91%
286 Welwyn Hatfield Council 19.89%
287 Three Rivers District Council 19.83%
288 Shropshire 19.74%
289 Gloucester City Council 19.63%
290 Wycombe District Council 19.63%
291 Rother District Council 19.50%
292 Bury MBC 19.46%
293 Newham LB 19.36%
294 North Hertfordshire District Council 19.36%
295 North London Waste Authority 19.33%
296 Dacorum Borough Council 19.24%
297 West Lancashire Borough Council 19.21%
298 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council 19.21%
299 Hertsmere Borough Council 19.16%
300 Southwark LB 19.14%
301 Harborough District Council 19.03%
302 Selby District Council 18.95%
303 East Hertfordshire District Council 18.88%
304 Staffordshire Moorlands District Council 18.85%
305 South Northamptonshire District Council 18.81%
306 Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 18.74%
307 Barnet LB 18.73%
308 Haringey LB 18.70%
309 Isle of Wight Council 18.64%
310 Kettering Borough Council 18.53%
311 Eden District Council 18.48%
312 Hackney LB 18.16%
313 Barking and Dagenham LB 18.15%
314 Chelmsford Borough Council 18.13%
315 Leeds City Council MBC 18.07%
316 Stevenage Borough Council 17.90%
317 Derbyshire Dales District Council 17.88%
318 Copeland Borough Council 17.88%
319 Portsmouth City Council 17.81%
320 Wolverhampton MBC 17.79%
321 Eastbourne Borough Council 17.77%
322 Sefton MBC 17.75%
323 Waltham Forest LB 17.75%
324 Hambleton District Council 17.71%
325 Chesterfield Borough Council 17.71%
326 Preston City Council 17.67%
327 Knowsley MBC 17.44%
328 Torridge District Council 17.38%
329 Dudley MBC 17.35%
330 Bolton MBC 17.33%
331 Ryedale District Council 17.11%
332 Broxbourne Borough Council 16.91%
333 Salford City Council MBC 16.87%
334 Watford Borough Council 16.71%
335 Wealden District Council 16.65%
336 South Derbyshire District Council 16.36%
337 Liverpool City Council 16.22%
338 Lewisham LB 16.21%
339 Birmingham City Council 16.21%
340 Bolsover District Council 16.13%
341 Mid Devon District Council 16.07%
342 Harrogate Borough Council 15.90%
343 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council 15.82%
344 North East Lincolnshire Council 15.64%
345 East Cambridgeshire District Council 15.22%
346 Middlesbrough Borough Council 14.83%
347 Council of the Isles of Scilly 14.63%
348 St Helens MBC 14.28%
349 Forest of Dean District Council 14.25%
350 Southampton City Council 13.91%
351 North Warwickshire Borough Council 13.86%
352 Ashford Borough Council 13.68%

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