Data on the reuse, recycling and composting of municipal waste.

Key points

  • Based on provisional data, the local authority municipal waste combined reuse/recycling/composting rate was 63% for the 12 months ending September 2018. This is the same percentage as it was for the 12 months to the end of September 2017.
  • In the July to September 2018 quarter, 64% of local authority municipal waste in Wales was reused/recycled/composted. This is the same percentage as it was when compared with the same quarter of 2017.
  • In the July to September 2018 quarter, the total amount of local authority municipal waste generated in Wales decreased by 4% compared to the same quarter of 2017. The tonnage decreased from 413 to 396 thousand tonnes.

Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Contact

Luned Jones

Tel: 0300 025 5055

Media

Tel: 0300 025 8099