Waste statistics

How much waste do we produce in Warwickshire?

In 2013/2014, 271,068 tonnes of municipal waste was produced in Warwickshire. The majority of this was household waste, which made up 256,857 tonnes.

In 2012/2013, 270,171 tonnes of municipal waste was produced in Warwickshire. The majority of this was household waste, which made up 252,531 tonnes.

In 2011/2012, 271,478 tonnes of municipal waste was produced in Warwickshire. The majority of this was household waste, which made up 251,698 tonnes.

What currently happens to waste produced in Warwickshire?

In 2013/14, 25% of household waste was sent to landfill, 26.7% was recycled, 26.5% was composted and 21.8% was sent to an energy from waste facility.

In 2012/13, 32% of household waste was sent to landfill, 26% was recycled, 26% was composted and 16% was sent to an energy from waste facility.

Recycling and Composting

The recycling rates achieved at the household waste recycling centres in 2013/14 are listed below.

  • Burton Farm – 69.5%
  • Cherry Orchard – 68%
  • Princes Drive – 67.6%
  • Hunters Lane – 72.8%
  • Shipston – 72.1%
  • Lower House Farm – 69.6%
  • Wellesbourne – 68.3%
  • Stockton – 67.1%
  • Judkins – 42.5%

The table below shows the recycling and composting rates achieved in from 2011/12 to 2013/14.

District or BoroughRecycling and composting rate  2011/12Recycling and composting rate 2012/13Recycling and composting rate  2013/14
North Warwickshire Borough Council34%34%40%
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council45%45%45%
Rugby Borough Council50%51%47%
Warwick District Council57%57%55%
Stratford-on-Avon District Council60%60%59%

 

Warwickshire Waste Partnership – Waste Management Statistics for 2012/13 (DOC, 88 KB)

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