Waste statistics

How much waste do we produce in Warwickshire?

  • In 2015/16, 275,687 tonnes of municipal waste was produced in Warwickshire. The majority of this was household waste, which made up 260,195 tonnes.
  • In 2014/15, 272,557 tonnes of municipal waste was produced in Warwickshire. The majority of this was household waste, which made up 260,576 tonnes.
  • In 2013/2014, 271,068 tonnes of municipal waste was produced in Warwickshire. The majority of this was household waste, which made up 256,662 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 2015/16, 13.3% of household waste was sent to landfill, 26.1% was recycled, 28% was composted and 32.6% was sent to an energy from waste facility.
  • In 2014/15, 14.1% of household waste was sent to landfill, 27.3% was recycled, 26.9% was composted and 31.7% was sent to an energy from waste facility.
  • 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 2014/15:

  • Burton Farm – 71%
  • Cherry Orchard – 74.5%
  • Princes Drive – 61.9%
  • Hunters Lane – 69%
  • Shipston – 76.6%
  • Lower House Farm – 70.8%
  • Wellesbourne – 69%
  • Stockton – 66.2%
  • Judkins – 55.2%

The recycling rates achieved at the household waste recycling centres in 2013/14:

  • 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.

District or BoroughRecycling and composting rates 2011/12Recycling and composting rate 2012/13Recycling and composting rate 2013/14Recycling and composting rate 2014/15Recycling and composting rate 2015/16
North Warwickshire Borough Council34%34%40%49%46%
Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council45%45%45%45%44%
Rugby Borough Council50%51%47%46%48%
Warwick District Council57%57%55%54%56%
Stratford-on-Avon District Council60%60%59%60%60%
Warwickshire Waste Partnership – Waste Management Statistics for 2012/13 (DOC, 88 KB)

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