Waste and recycling information
Thank you for recycling your waste!
In 2020 we recycled:
- 21,145 tonnes of household waste, which is about the same weight as 211 blue whales. 1 tonne is about the weight of a small car. This is an increase of 2,777 tonnes (13%) from 2019
- A total of 4,872 tonnes (13% increase) of extra household waste and recycling has been collected since April 2020, compared to the previous year
- 27% increase in glass bottles, cans, plastic bottles, pots, tubs and trays recycled
- 14% increase in paper and card recycled
- Over 15,000 bins are emptied by us each day (Monday to Friday)
- 11% increase in garden waste recycled
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