Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Local Authority collected waste for England – annual statistics

Press Release   •   Nov 04, 2011 08:12 GMT

These annual results summarise waste collected and managed by local authorities in England and the regions between the financial years between 2009/10 and 2010/11.

Based on data submitted to WasteDataFlow, they replace the provisional estimates published for the first three quarters of 2010-11 in February, May and August 2011.

41.2 per cent of household waste in England was sent for recycling between April 2010 and March 2011, increasing from 39.7 per cent the previous year.

The tonnage of local authority collected waste sent to landfill decreased by 8.8 per cent to 11.4 million tonnes between the financial years 2009/10 and 2010/11. 

Please see the release here:  http://www.defra.gov.uk/statistics/environment/waste/wrfg23-wrmsannual/