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.
RankLocal 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)
1East Riding of Yorkshire Council64.5%499.8
2Rochford District Council63.0%384.8
3South Oxfordshire District Council63.0%354.1
4Three Rivers District Council62.4%363.2
5Surrey Heath Borough Council61.4%334.0
6Stroud District Council61.2%288.7
7South Northamptonshire District Council60.5%434.2
8Vale of White Horse District Council60.4%321.0
9Derbyshire Dales District Council60.3%369.7
10Stratford-on-Avon District Council60.3%444.6
11Dorset Waste Partnership59.7%460.7
12West Oxfordshire District Council59.6%385.4
13St Albans City and District Council59.5%351.6
14Maldon District Council59.3%352.6
15Cotswold District Council58.7%448.8
16Trafford MBC58.5%328.4
17Guildford Borough Council58.4%346.5
18Tandridge District Council58.4%362.7
19Cheshire West and Chester58.3%473.5
20Mole Valley District Council57.9%380.1
21Rutland County Council57.8%514.2
22Stockport MBC57.5%348.9
23North Hertfordshire District Council57.5%371.4
24Oxfordshire County Council57.2%419.2
25Woking Borough Council57.1%361.2
26North Somerset Council57.1%466.4
27Ashford Borough Council56.6%315.3
28Buckinghamshire County Council56.6%446.3
29East Cambridgeshire District Council56.2%359.8
30Staffordshire Moorlands District Council56.0%385.0
31Huntingdonshire District Council55.8%370.1
32Cherwell District Council55.6%408.4
33Teignbridge District Council55.4%363.0
34Epping Forest Borough Council55.2%409.9
35Waverley Borough Council54.9%342.3
36Colchester Borough Council54.8%289.8
37Cambridgeshire County Council54.8%460.4
38Surrey County Council54.8%426.6
39Bath and North East Somerset Council54.8%397.8
40Tewkesbury Borough Council54.5%360.0
41Cheshire East54.4%480.7
42Forest of Dean District Council54.2%378.7
43Gloucestershire County Council54.2%448.0
44East Devon District Council54.2%274.1
45Shropshire54.1%486.3
46Aylesbury Vale District Council54.1%300.1
47Devon County Council54.0%446.7
48Suffolk Coastal District Council54.0%387.3
49Reigate and Banstead Borough Council53.9%353.4
50South Hams District Council53.9%393.1
51Isle of Wight Council53.4%449.8
52Chelmsford Borough Council53.0%389.3
53Elmbridge Borough Council52.9%385.3
54Essex County Council52.8%449.7
55Dacorum Borough Council52.5%360.8
56Tameside MBC52.4%299.5
57Bournemouth Borough Council52.3%403.6
58Somerset Waste Partnership52.3%228.4
59Warwick District Council52.3%368.8
60Wycombe District Council52.1%347.2
61Bexley LB52.1%398.2
62South Bucks District Council51.9%337.2
63Mid Devon District Council51.8%345.4
64Milton Keynes Council51.7%459.8
65Daventry District Council51.7%415.8
66Bury MBC51.7%331.8
67South Gloucestershire Council51.6%415.3
68West Berkshire District Council51.5%483.8
69Warwickshire County Council51.4%449.8
70West Sussex County Council51.3%457.0
71Wealden District Council51.3%382.5
72West Devon Borough Council51.2%323.7
73Maidstone Borough Council51.1%340.7
74Poole Borough Council51.1%445.2
75Hertfordshire County Council50.9%416.1
76Oxford City Council50.8%291.1
77South Staffordshire Council50.4%389.8
78Lichfield District Council50.4%415.3
79Rother District Council50.2%376.0
80Rushcliffe Borough Council50.2%388.8
81Sutton LB50.0%350.7
82Stafford Borough Council50.0%399.6
83Bromley LB50.0%384.3
84Broadland District Council50.0%378.8
85Epsom and Ewell Borough Council49.9%375.3
86Horsham District Council49.8%372.0
87Braintree District Council49.5%384.9
88Kingston-upon-Hull City Council49.1%400.6
89East Hertfordshire District Council48.9%375.8
90Kettering Borough Council48.8%397.8
91Ealing LB48.8%250.8
92Uttlesford District Council48.6%362.7
93Castle Point Borough Council48.6%364.5
94Wigan MBC48.5%405.0
95Cheltenham Borough Council48.5%404.8
96Cambridge City and South Cambs Councils48.5%375.7
97Basildon District Council48.4%419.6
98Tunbridge Wells Borough Council48.4%376.7
99Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames48.3%340.8
100Hambleton District Council48.3%378.5
101Derbyshire County Council48.2%455.3
102North Lincolnshire Council48.2%490.7
103Northamptonshire County Council48.1%460.0
104Suffolk County Council48.0%452.9
105Calderdale MBC48.0%390.4
106Rochdale MBC47.9%308.6
107Wakefield City MDC47.8%438.0
108High Peak Borough Council47.7%368.8
109Barnsley MBC47.7%405.8
110Staffordshire County Council47.5%459.6
111Fylde Borough Council47.5%397.0
112Harborough District Council47.3%372.5
113Dover District Council47.3%292.8
114Southend-on-Sea Borough Council47.1%392.1
115Greater Manchester WDA (MBC)47.1%409.5
116Bolton MBC47.1%310.4
117Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council47.0%382.8
118Kent County Council46.7%430.2
119East Northamptonshire Council46.6%309.5
120North East Derbyshire District Council46.6%402.9
121South Ribble Borough Council46.5%392.7
122Spelthorne Borough Council46.4%337.9
123Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council46.4%398.2
124Chesterfield Borough Council46.3%374.4
125Ryedale District Council46.2%393.9
126Melton Borough Council46.0%395.8
127West Lindsey District Council46.0%430.3
128North West Leicestershire District Council45.9%410.7
129Norfolk County Council45.8%443.6
130South Derbyshire District Council45.8%390.9
131Doncaster MBC45.8%446.0
132Leicestershire County Council45.8%443.0
133Salford City Council MBC45.6%320.9
134North Devon District Council45.5%395.3
135Charnwood Borough Council45.5%339.5
136North Warwickshire Borough Council45.4%437.9
137Folkestone and Hythe District Council45.3%331.6
138Oadby and Wigston Borough Council45.1%286.8
139Bristol City Council44.9%362.7
140Central Bedfordshire44.9%424.2
141York City Council44.9%407.8
142North Yorkshire County Council44.8%464.5
143Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council44.8%439.7
144Wiltshire44.7%424.0
145Rugby Borough Council44.6%376.2
146Corby Borough Council44.6%377.8
147Chichester District Council44.6%352.5
148Bedford44.5%425.2
149Brentwood Borough Council44.4%368.8
150Cannock Chase Council44.4%383.8
151South Lakeland District Council44.4%429.1
152Watford Borough Council44.3%340.4
153Cumbria County Council44.3%481.2
154North Kesteven District Council43.9%405.3
155East Staffordshire Borough Council43.9%393.4
156Bromsgrove District Council43.9%393.8
157Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council43.9%381.5
158Nottinghamshire County Council43.7%456.3
159Hertsmere Borough Council43.6%371.2
160Wychavon District Council43.6%365.9
161Rotherham MBC43.6%426.8
162Runnymede Borough Council43.5%305.3
163Canterbury City Council43.5%338.3
164Halton Borough Council43.5%430.4
165Lincolnshire County Council43.5%460.5
166Harlow District Council43.4%308.2
167Welwyn Hatfield Council43.4%308.0
168Peterborough City Council43.3%407.7
169Telford and Wrekin Council43.2%456.5
170West Lancashire Borough Council42.9%379.3
171Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council42.9%375.7
172Wyre Borough Council42.9%374.9
173Worcestershire County Council42.9%458.4
174South Norfolk Council42.9%383.1
175Medway Borough Council42.8%442.8
176Tamworth Borough Council42.8%387.4
177Warrington Borough Council42.8%415.0
178East Sussex County Council42.8%448.1
179Chorley Borough Council42.7%368.5
180Eden District Council42.6%409.7
181Craven District Council42.5%378.2
182Torbay Council42.4%440.7
183Blaby District Council42.4%370.5
184Erewash Borough Council42.3%386.5
185Mid Suffolk District Council42.2%355.7
186East Lindsey District Council42.1%383.7
187Oldham MBC42.1%302.1
188Lancashire County Council42.1%443.5
189Wolverhampton MBC41.9%417.2
190Gloucester City Council41.9%353.0
191Richmond upon Thames LB41.9%387.4
192Broxbourne Borough Council41.8%380.7
193Mid Sussex District Council41.8%319.8
194Hampshire County Council41.7%434.3
195Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council41.7%387.3
196North Norfolk District Council41.6%400.2
197Hart District Council41.6%338.9
198Selby District Council41.6%410.5
199Eastleigh Borough Council41.6%322.8
200Wellingborough Borough Council41.4%387.4
201St Edmundsbury Borough Council41.3%377.0
202Walsall MBC41.3%389.0
203Torridge District Council41.2%398.2
204Swale Borough Council41.2%353.9
205Carlisle City Council41.2%394.3
206Harrow LB41.0%356.8
207South Kesteven District Council40.9%380.9
208Ashfield District Council40.8%380.1
209Gravesham Borough Council40.7%293.0
210Solihull MBC40.6%427.6
211Darlington Borough Council40.6%403.3
212Arun District Council40.6%350.5
213Bolsover District Council40.3%417.6
214Breckland Council40.1%365.7
215County Durham40.0%422.5
216Waveney District Council40.0%407.8
217Hillingdon LB40.0%316.6
218Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council39.9%410.5
219Northampton Borough Council39.9%355.5
220Sandwell MBC39.9%394.2
221Herefordshire Council39.8%398.7
222Harrogate Borough Council39.6%332.6
223Swindon Borough Council39.3%397.3
224Bracknell Forest Borough Council39.2%398.3
225Merseyside WDA (MBC)38.9%466.4
226Eastbourne Borough Council38.9%358.0
227Wokingham Council38.9%435.4
228Fenland District Council38.8%391.6
229Manchester City Council MBC38.6%295.0
230Broxtowe Borough Council38.5%347.7
231Leeds City Council MBC38.4%398.7
232Stevenage Borough Council38.3%358.2
233Sevenoaks District Council38.1%374.8
234Ipswich Borough Council38.0%383.1
235West London Waste Authority38.0%328.6
236Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC38.0%367.9
237Croydon LB37.9%358.1
238Richmondshire District Council37.7%337.0
239Norwich City Council37.7%322.4
240Malvern Hills District Council37.2%324.8
241Havering LB37.0%401.6
242Scarborough Borough Council37.0%418.5
243Merton LB37.0%344.2
244Barnet LB36.9%369.6
245Sefton MBC36.9%396.6
246Brent LB36.5%291.8
247Derby City Council36.3%401.2
248Northumberland36.2%468.5
249Winchester City Council36.1%304.9
250Thurrock Council36.0%448.0
251Test Valley Borough Council36.0%338.6
252St Helens MBC35.9%361.6
253Enfield LB35.9%351.2
254Worthing Borough Council35.8%354.9
255Blackpool Borough Council35.8%449.4
256Worcester City Council35.7%311.6
257Lancaster City Council35.6%337.0
258Dudley MBC35.5%385.6
259Cornwall35.4%468.9
260Leicester City Council35.3%348.1
261Boston Borough Council35.2%394.9
262Gedling Borough Council35.2%381.9
263Lincoln City Council35.1%359.3
264Greenwich LB35.1%376.9
265Stoke-on-Trent City Council34.9%398.8
266Thanet District Council34.9%328.9
267Southwark LB34.7%343.3
268Forest Heath District Council34.7%373.0
269Bradford City MDC (MBC)34.6%357.8
270East Hampshire District Council34.2%306.1
271Allerdale Borough Council34.2%431.9
272Rossendale Borough Council34.1%340.8
273New Forest District Council34.1%324.3
274Fareham Borough Council34.0%306.1
275Adur District Council33.8%337.7
276Plymouth City Council33.7%392.9
277North Tyneside Council33.4%447.0
278Hyndburn Borough Council33.3%279.0
279Hartlepool Borough Council33.2%416.9
280Wirral MBC33.2%374.1
281Luton Borough Council33.2%369.2
282Middlesbrough Borough Council33.1%438.3
283Haringey LB32.9%305.5
284Coventry City Council32.9%354.5
285Amber Valley Borough Council32.9%360.9
286Copeland Borough Council32.8%370.4
287Gateshead MBC32.8%419.5
288Burnley Borough Council32.8%326.1
289Wyre Forest District Council32.8%357.3
290Mansfield District Council32.6%400.9
291Waltham Forest LB32.5%356.4
292Pendle Borough Council31.9%359.1
293Great Yarmouth Borough Council31.9%368.8
294Newark and Sherwood District Council31.9%371.3
295North East Lincolnshire Council31.8%457.6
296North London Waste Authority31.2%334.9
297Ribble Valley Borough Council30.8%396.6
298Exeter City Council30.8%283.6
299Sheffield City Council30.7%324.2
300Reading Borough Council30.7%372.6
301Havant Borough Council30.7%318.4
302Camden LB30.3%236.8
303Knowsley MBC30.2%372.5
304Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council30.0%367.4
305Nottingham City Council29.9%342.6
306Preston City Council29.8%360.2
307Lambeth LB29.8%257.0
308Hounslow LB29.8%309.1
309Redditch Borough Council29.7%322.6
310Hastings Borough Council29.6%328.0
311Southampton City Council29.5%355.8
312Islington LB29.5%242.2
313City of London29.2%482.7
314Rushmoor Borough Council29.0%330.1
315South Tyneside MBC28.9%434.3
316Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council28.6%332.9
317Brighton and Hove Council28.6%358.2
318Crawley Borough Council28.4%286.2
319Hackney LB27.4%310.2
320South Holland District Council27.2%331.4
321Kirklees MBC27.2%366.8
322Sunderland City Council27.1%407.3
323Tendring District Council27.0%336.1
324Lewes District Council26.7%299.5
325Liverpool City Council26.6%335.3
326Tower Hamlets LB26.4%237.5
327Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea26.2%335.4
328Dartford Borough Council25.2%340.5
329Barking and Dagenham LB25.0%401.0
330Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council24.9%424.9
331Portsmouth City Council24.8%354.9
332East London Waste Authority24.8%364.2
333Bassetlaw District Council24.8%368.3
334Western Riverside Waste Authority24.2%296.4
335Redbridge LB23.9%340.5
336Slough Borough Council23.9%359.8
337Hammersmith and Fulham LB23.7%262.5
338Gosport Borough Council23.0%280.7
339Wandsworth LB22.1%293.5
340Lewisham LB21.8%328.7
341Council of the Isles of Scilly21.2%677.8
342Birmingham City Council20.7%353.6
343Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council19.6%365.1
344Westminster City Council18.8%356.2
345Newham LB14.1%338.7