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Landfill

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what proportion of municipal waste went to landfill in each local authority area in 2007-08. (295845)

The following table shows the proportion of municipal waste sent to landfill. The data can also be found on the DEFRA website.

These data are only available for unitary authorities and waste disposal authorities. Waste collection authorities’ waste is disposed of by their waste disposal authority.

Municipal waste sent to landfill in England in 2007-08

Authority

Landfill (tonnes)

Total municipal waste (tonnes)

Proportion of waste sent to landfill (percentage)

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

14,688

105,227

13.96

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

9,503

76,915

12.35

Middlesbrough Borough Council

15,393

88,696

17.35

Hartlepool Borough Council

6,351

54,454

11.66

Darlington Borough Council

43,849

67,141

65.31

Durham County Council

206,135

291,282

70.77

Northumberland County Council

110,593

179,599

61.58

Sunderland city Council

113,090

155,668

72.65

South Tyneside MBC

64,250

88,538

72.57

North Tyneside Council

69,537

122,811

56.62

Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council MBC

122,946

171,135

71.84

Gateshead MBC

82,894

110,465

75.04

Warrington Borough Council

71,333

111,100

64.21

Halton Borough Council

53,863

77,663

69.35

Cheshire County Council

252,024

427,534

58.95

Cumbria County Council

198,481

308,042

64.43

Wigan MBC

120,953

197,605

61.21

Greater Manchester WDA (MBC)

788,827

1,288,461

61.22

Blackpool Borough Council

53,985

80,672

66.92

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

46,851

72,091

64.99

Lancashire County Council

367,957

659,707

55.78

Merseyside WDA (MBC)

566,722

829,532

68.32

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

133,887

207,932

64.39

Kingston-upon-Hull City Council

106,949

145,689

73.41

North East Lincolnshire Council

19,469

94,845

20.53

North Lincolnshire Council

56,648

101,726

55.69

York City Council

67,235

118,602

56.69

North Yorkshire County Council

247,384

385,572

64.16

Sheffield city Council

40,032

244,415

16.38

Rotherham MBC

81,984

129,948

63.09

Doncaster MBC

114,478

178,778

64.03

Barnsley MBC

79,435

117,131

67.82

Leeds City Council MBC

249,709

355,976

70.15

Kirklees MBC

84,665

233,737

36.22

Wakefield City MDC

146,992

189,736

77.47

Bradford City MDC (MBC)

214,130

268,411

79.78

Calderdale MBC

65,880

92,527

71.20

Derby City Council

76,995

131,419

58.59

Derbyshire County Council

253,638

400,355

63.35

Rutland County Council

13,750

20,522

67.00

Leicester city Council

76,630

134,797

56.85

Leicestershire County Council

209,328

375,246

55.78

Lincolnshire County Council

176,743

352,123

50.19

Northamptonshire County Council

233,297

387,277

60.24

Nottingham City Council

32,046

172,179

18.61

Nottinghamshire County Council

206,308

439,448

46.95

Herefordshire Council

64,340

96,039

66.99

Worcestershire County Council

155,859

299,863

51.98

Telford and Wrekin Council

62,630

93,553

66.95

Shropshire County Council

97,019

174,694

55.54

Stoke-on-Trent City Council

26,563

130,534

20.35

Staffordshire County Council

172,792

469,775

36.78

Warwickshire County Council

181,101

303,773

59.62

Wolverhampton MBC

31,522

142,417

22.13

Walsall MBC

61,841

138,382

44.69

Solihull MBC

16,253

100,475

16.18

Sandwell MBC

93,424

142,504

65.56

Dudley MBC

23,239

146,729

15.84

Coventry City Council

18,760

171,749

10.92

Birmingham City Council

108,768

573,548

18.96

Luton Borough Council

70,505

107,031

65.87

Bedfordshire County Council

131,368

212,480

61.83

Peterborough City Council

56,999

102,043

55.86

Cambridgeshire County Council

170,872

333,138

51.29

Thurrock Council

53,116

76,621

69.32

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

53,655

84,234

63.70

Essex County Council

437,595

732,578

59.73

Hertfordshire County Council

318,608

567,753

56.12

Norfolk County Council

242,697

409,964

59.20

Suffolk County Council

233,886

408,268

57.29

Bexley LB

59,629

132,182

45.11

Tower Hamlets LB

100,518

113,378

88.66

City of London

36,179

40,421

89.51

Westminster City Council

27,414

193,525

14.17

East London Waste Authority

276,781

504,483

54.86

North London Waste Authority

292,428

944,588

30.96

Southwark LB

74,605

140,351

53.16

Lewisham LB

14,301

141,287

10.12

Greenwich LB

2,993

112,650

2.66

Sutton LB

64,377

91,965

70.00

Merton LB

69,467

92,242

75.31

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

49,601

67,560

73.42

Croydon LB

139,697

183,608

76.08

Bromley LB

71,735

165,262

43.41

West London Waste Authority

567,666

772,767

73.46

Western Riverside Waste Authority

361,214

457,397

78.97

Wokingham Council

46,495

77,633

59.89

Windsor and Maidenhead Borough Council

45,165

69,092

65.37

Slough Borough Council

48,549

62,153

78.11

Reading Borough Council

49,859

78,972

63.14

West Berkshire District Council

64,337

83,997

76.59

Bracknell Forest Borough Council

34,751

59,244

58.66

Milton Keynes Council

88,803

135,202

65.68

Buckinghamshire County Council

161,486

265,739

60.77

Brighton and Hove Council

66,434

112,373

59.12

East Sussex County Council

152,633

270,318

56.46

Southampton City Council

26,802

120,224

22.29

Portsmouth City Council

11,630

85,701

13.57

Hampshire County Council

85,549

696,553

12.28

Isle of Wight Council

52,703

86,004

61.28

Medway Borough Council

90,454

138,360

65.38

Kent County Council

427,584

803,494

53.22

Oxfordshire County Council

204,418

331,194

61.72

Surrey County Council

397,601

622,382

63.88

West Sussex County Council

279,823

464,341

60.26

Council of the Isles of Scilly

0

3,135

0.00

Bath and North East Somerset Council

55,512

97,109

57.16

Bristol City Council

115,589

185,502

62.31

Cornwall County Council

210,386

324,480

64.84

Torbay Council

56,042

78,720

71.19

Plymouth City Council

94,442

148,663

63.53

Devon County Council

218,088

438,616

49.72

Poole Borough Council

62,326

94,929

65.66

Bournemouth Borough Council

55,512

93,142

59.60

Dorset County Council

120,048

228,159

52.62

Gloucestershire County Council

201,703

323,076

62.43

North Somerset Council

70,437

111,946

62.92

Somerset County Council

159,805

297,991

53.63

South Gloucestershire Council

78,958

146,796

53.79

Swindon Borough Council

60,692

97,543

62.22

Wiltshire County Council

158,966

259,567

61.24

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which local authorities did not reduce the proportion of their waste sent to landfill in the course of 2007-08. (295846)

The following table shows the authorities in England that did not reduce the proportion of their waste sent to landfill in the course of 2007-08.

These data only include unitary authorities and waste disposal authorities. Waste collection authorities' waste is disposed of by their waste disposal authority.

Authority

Percentage of waste sent to landfill in 2006-07

Percentage of waste sent to landfill in 2007-08

Difference between 2006-07 and 2007-08

Bexley LB

43.09

45.11

2.02

Bradford City MDC (MBC)

78.96

79.78

0.82

Bromley LB

41.67

43.41

1.73

Dudley MBC

15.43

15.84

0.41

Durham County Council

63.14

70.77

7.63

Hartlepool Borough Council

10.63

11.66

1.04

Isle of Wight Council

58.51

61.28

2.77

Kent County Council

52.74

53.22

0.48

Medway Borough Council

65.07

65.38

0.31

Middlesbrough Borough Council

16.10

17.35

1.25

Milton Keynes Council

63.72

65.68

1.96

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council

11.85

12.35

0.50

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

69.45

73.42

3.97

Sheffield City Council

14.55

16.38

1.83

Southampton City Council

17.72

22.29

4.57

Southwark LB

48.81

53.16

4.35

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

10.54

13.96

3.41

Torbay Council

67.97

71.19

3.22

Tower Hamlets LB

83.08

88.66

5.58

Wiltshire County Council

60.16

61.24

1.09

Wolverhampton MBC

17.30

22.13

4.84

Source:

WasteDataFlow