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Local authority municipal waste management

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  • Release date: 21 August 2014
  • Period covered: January to March 2014
  • Next update: 13 November 2014
A report that provides information on the reuse, recycling and composting of municipal waste. Provisional data is published quarterly, with final data for the financial year published annually.

Provisional data is published quarterly, with final data for the financial year published annually.

Key points

  • Provisionally the combined reuse/recycling/composting rate of local authority municipal waste increased to 54 per cent for the 12 months to the end of March 2014.
  • The percentage of local authority municipal waste prepared for reuse, recycled or composted in Wales has generally been increasing for the January to March quarter; rising to 53 per cent in 2014 compared to 50 per cent in the same quarter of 2013.
  • Whilst the total amount of local authority municipal waste generated in Wales has generally decreased, there was 5 per cent more waste was generated during January to March 2014 than during January to March 2013.
  • The residual household waste produced per person in Wales increased by less than one per cent in January to March 2014, compared to the January-March quarter in 2013.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 6768
Email: stats.environment@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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