Data on the reuse, recycling and composting of municipal waste for April to June 2018.

Main points

  • Based on provisional data, the local authority municipal waste combined reuse/recycling/composting rate was 63% for the 12 months ending June 2018. This is 1 percentage point lower than it was for the 12 months to the end of June 2017. However, this decrease is partly due to an improvement in the quality of reporting (see the 2017-18 statistical report).
  • In the April to June 2018 quarter, 66% of local authority municipal waste in Wales was reused/recycled/composted. This represents an increase of 1 percentage point when compared with the same quarter of 2017.
  • In the April to June 2018 quarter, the total amount of local authority municipal waste generated in Wales increased by 3% compared to the same quarter of 2017. The tonnage increased from 419 to 430 thousand tonnes.

Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Contact

Luned Jones

Tel: 0300 061 6023

Media

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