Recycling and waste: statistics and information

How are we performing?

Read the committee report giving details of how we performed during 2010/11.

Performance measures monitor the quality of services we provide.  Results against the main performance measures we use are given in this table.

    Waste and recycling performance measures

    Performance measure 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
    Tonnes municipal waste 101,218 100,264 100,682 102,986
    Residual household waste per household (kg/HH) 510 544 550 545
    % household waste recycled, composted or re-used* 25.9% 20.4% 20.7% 21.5%
    % municipal waste recycled, composted or re-used**

    45.6%

    42.1% 42.2% 44%
    % contamination in mixed recycling 17.2% 14.2% 14.2% 14.1%
    % municipal waste landfilled 10.8% 3.1% 2.7% 1.3%
    Annual reduction in waste related CO2 (equivalent) emissions compared to 2008/09 baseline 22,318 21,358 21,565 181,169
    % refuse/recycling collections missed 0.05% 0.03%  0.03% 0.03%
    % missed collections put right the next day  100% 100% 100% 100%
    % streets with unacceptable litter  4% 4% 4% 3%
    Number of street cleansing related reports received 556 333 298 270
    Number of refuse and recycling related reports received 8,112 4,531 4,199 4,156
    % residents rating recycling service as good or very good - - - 83% (up from 75% 2009)
    % residents rating refuse collection service as good or very good - - - 79% (up from 78% 2009)
    % residents rating street cleansing service as good or very good - - - 78% (up from 64% 2009)

    *Excludes the recycling of metals and aggregates recovered from incinerated general rubbish.

    **Includes the recycling of metals and aggregates recovered from incinerated general rubbish.

    Our Open Council pages show how Wandsworth's performance compares with other London boroughs.