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Local authority municipal waste management

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  • Release date: 18 February 2016
  • Period covered: July to September 2015
  • Next update: 25 May 2016
A report that provides information on the reuse, recycling and composting of municipal waste.

Key points

  • The local authority municipal waste combined reuse/recycling/composting rate increased to 57 per cent for the 12 months to the end of September 2015, based on provisional data, compared with 55 per cent for the 12 months to the end of September 2014.
  • The reuse/recycling/composting rate for local authority municipal waste in Wales increased by 2 percentage points, to 60 per cent, in July to September 2015, compared with the same quarter of 2014.
  • The total amount of local authority municipal waste generated in Wales increased, with the tonnage rising by 2 per cent, from 403.8 to 411.4 thousand tonnes, compared to the same quarter of 2014.
  • The residual household waste generated per person increased, rising to 52 kilograms per person in July to September 2015, from 51 kilograms per person during the same quarter of 2014.

Provisional data is published quarterly, with final data for the financial year published annually.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 6768
Email: stats.environment@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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