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Waste Recycling

Volume 404: debated on Thursday 1 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what percentage of household waste was recycled in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) the UK in each year since 1997. [102356]

Household waste recycling figures are not collected for individual constituencies. The following figures show household recycling rates (including composting) from 1997 onwards for South Tyneside, the North East and England. This is a devolved matter, so figures are shown for England only. The data are available on the Defra website.

Percentage
Area1997–981998–991999–20002000–01
South Tynesiden/a446
The north east4.43.73.64.1
England8.29.010.311.2