2017/18 overall performance

The following table contains household waste data derived from WasteDataFlow and Defra’s statistical department for the period covering the financial year 2017/18. The data shows the total household waste recycling, composting and reuse rate for English local authorities from April 2017 to March 2018. Local authorities are listed in overall performance order.

Notes from Defra: From 2011-12 onwards, 7 local authorities started reporting as Dorset Waste Partnership. These are Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, West Dorset, Purbeck, North Dorset and East Dorset District Councils, Christchurch Borough Council, and Dorset County Council.
From 2015/16 onwards Chiltern District Council jointly reports their waste data with Wycombe District Council.
From 2016/17 onwards, Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire Councils jointly report their waste.
From 2017/18 6 local authorities started reporting as Somerset Waste Partnership. These are Somerset County Council, Mendip, Sedgemoor, South Somerset, Taunton Deane and West Somerset.
Rank Local Authority 2017/18
financial year
Percentage of household waste
sent for reuse, recycling or composting (Ex NI192)
Collected household waste per person (kg)
(Ex BVPI 84a)
1 East Riding of Yorkshire Council 64.5% 499.8
2 Rochford District Council 63.0% 384.8
3 South Oxfordshire District Council 63.0% 354.1
4 Three Rivers District Council 62.4% 363.2
5 Surrey Heath Borough Council 61.4% 334.0
6 Stroud District Council 61.2% 288.7
7 South Northamptonshire District Council 60.5% 434.2
8 Vale of White Horse District Council 60.4% 321.0
9 Derbyshire Dales District Council 60.3% 369.7
10 Stratford-on-Avon District Council 60.3% 444.6
11 Dorset Waste Partnership 59.7% 460.7
12 West Oxfordshire District Council 59.6% 385.4
13 St Albans City and District Council 59.5% 351.6
14 Maldon District Council 59.3% 352.6
15 Cotswold District Council 58.7% 448.8
16 Trafford MBC 58.5% 328.4
17 Guildford Borough Council 58.4% 346.5
18 Tandridge District Council 58.4% 362.7
19 Cheshire West and Chester 58.3% 473.5
20 Mole Valley District Council 57.9% 380.1
21 Rutland County Council 57.8% 514.2
22 Stockport MBC 57.5% 348.9
23 North Hertfordshire District Council 57.5% 371.4
24 Oxfordshire County Council 57.2% 419.2
25 Woking Borough Council 57.1% 361.2
26 North Somerset Council 57.1% 466.4
27 Ashford Borough Council 56.6% 315.3
28 Buckinghamshire County Council 56.6% 446.3
29 East Cambridgeshire District Council 56.2% 359.8
30 Staffordshire Moorlands District Council 56.0% 385.0
31 Huntingdonshire District Council 55.8% 370.1
32 Cherwell District Council 55.6% 408.4
33 Teignbridge District Council 55.4% 363.0
34 Epping Forest Borough Council 55.2% 409.9
35 Waverley Borough Council 54.9% 342.3
36 Colchester Borough Council 54.8% 289.8
37 Cambridgeshire County Council 54.8% 460.4
38 Surrey County Council 54.8% 426.6
39 Bath and North East Somerset Council 54.8% 397.8
40 Tewkesbury Borough Council 54.5% 360.0
41 Cheshire East 54.4% 480.7
42 Forest of Dean District Council 54.2% 378.7
43 Gloucestershire County Council 54.2% 448.0
44 East Devon District Council 54.2% 274.1
45 Shropshire 54.1% 486.3
46 Aylesbury Vale District Council 54.1% 300.1
47 Devon County Council 54.0% 446.7
48 Suffolk Coastal District Council 54.0% 387.3
49 Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 53.9% 353.4
50 South Hams District Council 53.9% 393.1
51 Isle of Wight Council 53.4% 449.8
52 Chelmsford Borough Council 53.0% 389.3
53 Elmbridge Borough Council 52.9% 385.3
54 Essex County Council 52.8% 449.7
55 Dacorum Borough Council 52.5% 360.8
56 Tameside MBC 52.4% 299.5
57 Bournemouth Borough Council 52.3% 403.6
58 Somerset Waste Partnership 52.3% 228.4
59 Warwick District Council 52.3% 368.8
60 Wycombe District Council 52.1% 347.2
61 Bexley LB 52.1% 398.2
62 South Bucks District Council 51.9% 337.2
63 Mid Devon District Council 51.8% 345.4
64 Milton Keynes Council 51.7% 459.8
65 Daventry District Council 51.7% 415.8
66 Bury MBC 51.7% 331.8
67 South Gloucestershire Council 51.6% 415.3
68 West Berkshire District Council 51.5% 483.8
69 Warwickshire County Council 51.4% 449.8
70 West Sussex County Council 51.3% 457.0
71 Wealden District Council 51.3% 382.5
72 West Devon Borough Council 51.2% 323.7
73 Maidstone Borough Council 51.1% 340.7
74 Poole Borough Council 51.1% 445.2
75 Hertfordshire County Council 50.9% 416.1
76 Oxford City Council 50.8% 291.1
77 South Staffordshire Council 50.4% 389.8
78 Lichfield District Council 50.4% 415.3
79 Rother District Council 50.2% 376.0
80 Rushcliffe Borough Council 50.2% 388.8
81 Sutton LB 50.0% 350.7
82 Stafford Borough Council 50.0% 399.6
83 Bromley LB 50.0% 384.3
84 Broadland District Council 50.0% 378.8
85 Epsom and Ewell Borough Council 49.9% 375.3
86 Horsham District Council 49.8% 372.0
87 Braintree District Council 49.5% 384.9
88 Kingston-upon-Hull City Council 49.1% 400.6
89 East Hertfordshire District Council 48.9% 375.8
90 Kettering Borough Council 48.8% 397.8
91 Ealing LB 48.8% 250.8
92 Uttlesford District Council 48.6% 362.7
93 Castle Point Borough Council 48.6% 364.5
94 Wigan MBC 48.5% 405.0
95 Cheltenham Borough Council 48.5% 404.8
96 Cambridge City and South Cambs Councils 48.5% 375.7
97 Basildon District Council 48.4% 419.6
98 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 48.4% 376.7
99 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames 48.3% 340.8
100 Hambleton District Council 48.3% 378.5
101 Derbyshire County Council 48.2% 455.3
102 North Lincolnshire Council 48.2% 490.7
103 Northamptonshire County Council 48.1% 460.0
104 Suffolk County Council 48.0% 452.9
105 Calderdale MBC 48.0% 390.4
106 Rochdale MBC 47.9% 308.6
107 Wakefield City MDC 47.8% 438.0
108 High Peak Borough Council 47.7% 368.8
109 Barnsley MBC 47.7% 405.8
110 Staffordshire County Council 47.5% 459.6
111 Fylde Borough Council 47.5% 397.0
112 Harborough District Council 47.3% 372.5
113 Dover District Council 47.3% 292.8
114 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 47.1% 392.1
115 Greater Manchester WDA (MBC) 47.1% 409.5
116 Bolton MBC 47.1% 310.4
117 Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council 47.0% 382.8
118 Kent County Council 46.7% 430.2
119 East Northamptonshire Council 46.6% 309.5
120 North East Derbyshire District Council 46.6% 402.9
121 South Ribble Borough Council 46.5% 392.7
122 Spelthorne Borough Council 46.4% 337.9
123 Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council 46.4% 398.2
124 Chesterfield Borough Council 46.3% 374.4
125 Ryedale District Council 46.2% 393.9
126 Melton Borough Council 46.0% 395.8
127 West Lindsey District Council 46.0% 430.3
128 North West Leicestershire District Council 45.9% 410.7
129 Norfolk County Council 45.8% 443.6
130 South Derbyshire District Council 45.8% 390.9
131 Doncaster MBC 45.8% 446.0
132 Leicestershire County Council 45.8% 443.0
133 Salford City Council MBC 45.6% 320.9
134 North Devon District Council 45.5% 395.3
135 Charnwood Borough Council 45.5% 339.5
136 North Warwickshire Borough Council 45.4% 437.9
137 Folkestone and Hythe District Council 45.3% 331.6
138 Oadby and Wigston Borough Council 45.1% 286.8
139 Bristol City Council 44.9% 362.7
140 Central Bedfordshire 44.9% 424.2
141 York City Council 44.9% 407.8
142 North Yorkshire County Council 44.8% 464.5
143 Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council 44.8% 439.7
144 Wiltshire 44.7% 424.0
145 Rugby Borough Council 44.6% 376.2
146 Corby Borough Council 44.6% 377.8
147 Chichester District Council 44.6% 352.5
148 Bedford 44.5% 425.2
149 Brentwood Borough Council 44.4% 368.8
150 Cannock Chase Council 44.4% 383.8
151 South Lakeland District Council 44.4% 429.1
152 Watford Borough Council 44.3% 340.4
153 Cumbria County Council 44.3% 481.2
154 North Kesteven District Council 43.9% 405.3
155 East Staffordshire Borough Council 43.9% 393.4
156 Bromsgrove District Council 43.9% 393.8
157 Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council 43.9% 381.5
158 Nottinghamshire County Council 43.7% 456.3
159 Hertsmere Borough Council 43.6% 371.2
160 Wychavon District Council 43.6% 365.9
161 Rotherham MBC 43.6% 426.8
162 Runnymede Borough Council 43.5% 305.3
163 Canterbury City Council 43.5% 338.3
164 Halton Borough Council 43.5% 430.4
165 Lincolnshire County Council 43.5% 460.5
166 Harlow District Council 43.4% 308.2
167 Welwyn Hatfield Council 43.4% 308.0
168 Peterborough City Council 43.3% 407.7
169 Telford and Wrekin Council 43.2% 456.5
170 West Lancashire Borough Council 42.9% 379.3
171 Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council 42.9% 375.7
172 Wyre Borough Council 42.9% 374.9
173 Worcestershire County Council 42.9% 458.4
174 South Norfolk Council 42.9% 383.1
175 Medway Borough Council 42.8% 442.8
176 Tamworth Borough Council 42.8% 387.4
177 Warrington Borough Council 42.8% 415.0
178 East Sussex County Council 42.8% 448.1
179 Chorley Borough Council 42.7% 368.5
180 Eden District Council 42.6% 409.7
181 Craven District Council 42.5% 378.2
182 Torbay Council 42.4% 440.7
183 Blaby District Council 42.4% 370.5
184 Erewash Borough Council 42.3% 386.5
185 Mid Suffolk District Council 42.2% 355.7
186 East Lindsey District Council 42.1% 383.7
187 Oldham MBC 42.1% 302.1
188 Lancashire County Council 42.1% 443.5
189 Wolverhampton MBC 41.9% 417.2
190 Gloucester City Council 41.9% 353.0
191 Richmond upon Thames LB 41.9% 387.4
192 Broxbourne Borough Council 41.8% 380.7
193 Mid Sussex District Council 41.8% 319.8
194 Hampshire County Council 41.7% 434.3
195 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council 41.7% 387.3
196 North Norfolk District Council 41.6% 400.2
197 Hart District Council 41.6% 338.9
198 Selby District Council 41.6% 410.5
199 Eastleigh Borough Council 41.6% 322.8
200 Wellingborough Borough Council 41.4% 387.4
201 St Edmundsbury Borough Council 41.3% 377.0
202 Walsall MBC 41.3% 389.0
203 Torridge District Council 41.2% 398.2
204 Swale Borough Council 41.2% 353.9
205 Carlisle City Council 41.2% 394.3
206 Harrow LB 41.0% 356.8
207 South Kesteven District Council 40.9% 380.9
208 Ashfield District Council 40.8% 380.1
209 Gravesham Borough Council 40.7% 293.0
210 Solihull MBC 40.6% 427.6
211 Darlington Borough Council 40.6% 403.3
212 Arun District Council 40.6% 350.5
213 Bolsover District Council 40.3% 417.6
214 Breckland Council 40.1% 365.7
215 County Durham 40.0% 422.5
216 Waveney District Council 40.0% 407.8
217 Hillingdon LB 40.0% 316.6
218 Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council 39.9% 410.5
219 Northampton Borough Council 39.9% 355.5
220 Sandwell MBC 39.9% 394.2
221 Herefordshire Council 39.8% 398.7
222 Harrogate Borough Council 39.6% 332.6
223 Swindon Borough Council 39.3% 397.3
224 Bracknell Forest Borough Council 39.2% 398.3
225 Merseyside WDA (MBC) 38.9% 466.4
226 Eastbourne Borough Council 38.9% 358.0
227 Wokingham Council 38.9% 435.4
228 Fenland District Council 38.8% 391.6
229 Manchester City Council MBC 38.6% 295.0
230 Broxtowe Borough Council 38.5% 347.7
231 Leeds City Council MBC 38.4% 398.7
232 Stevenage Borough Council 38.3% 358.2
233 Sevenoaks District Council 38.1% 374.8
234 Ipswich Borough Council 38.0% 383.1
235 West London Waste Authority 38.0% 328.6
236 Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC 38.0% 367.9
237 Croydon LB 37.9% 358.1
238 Richmondshire District Council 37.7% 337.0
239 Norwich City Council 37.7% 322.4
240 Malvern Hills District Council 37.2% 324.8
241 Havering LB 37.0% 401.6
242 Scarborough Borough Council 37.0% 418.5
243 Merton LB 37.0% 344.2
244 Barnet LB 36.9% 369.6
245 Sefton MBC 36.9% 396.6
246 Brent LB 36.5% 291.8
247 Derby City Council 36.3% 401.2
248 Northumberland 36.2% 468.5
249 Winchester City Council 36.1% 304.9
250 Thurrock Council 36.0% 448.0
251 Test Valley Borough Council 36.0% 338.6
252 St Helens MBC 35.9% 361.6
253 Enfield LB 35.9% 351.2
254 Worthing Borough Council 35.8% 354.9
255 Blackpool Borough Council 35.8% 449.4
256 Worcester City Council 35.7% 311.6
257 Lancaster City Council 35.6% 337.0
258 Dudley MBC 35.5% 385.6
259 Cornwall 35.4% 468.9
260 Leicester City Council 35.3% 348.1
261 Boston Borough Council 35.2% 394.9
262 Gedling Borough Council 35.2% 381.9
263 Lincoln City Council 35.1% 359.3
264 Greenwich LB 35.1% 376.9
265 Stoke-on-Trent City Council 34.9% 398.8
266 Thanet District Council 34.9% 328.9
267 Southwark LB 34.7% 343.3
268 Forest Heath District Council 34.7% 373.0
269 Bradford City MDC (MBC) 34.6% 357.8
270 East Hampshire District Council 34.2% 306.1
271 Allerdale Borough Council 34.2% 431.9
272 Rossendale Borough Council 34.1% 340.8
273 New Forest District Council 34.1% 324.3
274 Fareham Borough Council 34.0% 306.1
275 Adur District Council 33.8% 337.7
276 Plymouth City Council 33.7% 392.9
277 North Tyneside Council 33.4% 447.0
278 Hyndburn Borough Council 33.3% 279.0
279 Hartlepool Borough Council 33.2% 416.9
280 Wirral MBC 33.2% 374.1
281 Luton Borough Council 33.2% 369.2
282 Middlesbrough Borough Council 33.1% 438.3
283 Haringey LB 32.9% 305.5
284 Coventry City Council 32.9% 354.5
285 Amber Valley Borough Council 32.9% 360.9
286 Copeland Borough Council 32.8% 370.4
287 Gateshead MBC 32.8% 419.5
288 Burnley Borough Council 32.8% 326.1
289 Wyre Forest District Council 32.8% 357.3
290 Mansfield District Council 32.6% 400.9
291 Waltham Forest LB 32.5% 356.4
292 Pendle Borough Council 31.9% 359.1
293 Great Yarmouth Borough Council 31.9% 368.8
294 Newark and Sherwood District Council 31.9% 371.3
295 North East Lincolnshire Council 31.8% 457.6
296 North London Waste Authority 31.2% 334.9
297 Ribble Valley Borough Council 30.8% 396.6
298 Exeter City Council 30.8% 283.6
299 Sheffield City Council 30.7% 324.2
300 Reading Borough Council 30.7% 372.6
301 Havant Borough Council 30.7% 318.4
302 Camden LB 30.3% 236.8
303 Knowsley MBC 30.2% 372.5
304 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council 30.0% 367.4
305 Nottingham City Council 29.9% 342.6
306 Preston City Council 29.8% 360.2
307 Lambeth LB 29.8% 257.0
308 Hounslow LB 29.8% 309.1
309 Redditch Borough Council 29.7% 322.6
310 Hastings Borough Council 29.6% 328.0
311 Southampton City Council 29.5% 355.8
312 Islington LB 29.5% 242.2
313 City of London 29.2% 482.7
314 Rushmoor Borough Council 29.0% 330.1
315 South Tyneside MBC 28.9% 434.3
316 Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council 28.6% 332.9
317 Brighton and Hove Council 28.6% 358.2
318 Crawley Borough Council 28.4% 286.2
319 Hackney LB 27.4% 310.2
320 South Holland District Council 27.2% 331.4
321 Kirklees MBC 27.2% 366.8
322 Sunderland City Council 27.1% 407.3
323 Tendring District Council 27.0% 336.1
324 Lewes District Council 26.7% 299.5
325 Liverpool City Council 26.6% 335.3
326 Tower Hamlets LB 26.4% 237.5
327 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 26.2% 335.4
328 Dartford Borough Council 25.2% 340.5
329 Barking and Dagenham LB 25.0% 401.0
330 Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 24.9% 424.9
331 Portsmouth City Council 24.8% 354.9
332 East London Waste Authority 24.8% 364.2
333 Bassetlaw District Council 24.8% 368.3
334 Western Riverside Waste Authority 24.2% 296.4
335 Redbridge LB 23.9% 340.5
336 Slough Borough Council 23.9% 359.8
337 Hammersmith and Fulham LB 23.7% 262.5
338 Gosport Borough Council 23.0% 280.7
339 Wandsworth LB 22.1% 293.5
340 Lewisham LB 21.8% 328.7
341 Council of the Isles of Scilly 21.2% 677.8
342 Birmingham City Council 20.7% 353.6
343 Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council 19.6% 365.1
344 Westminster City Council 18.8% 356.2
345 Newham LB 14.1% 338.7

 

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