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Recycling

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 28th April 2008.

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Photo of Elliot Morley Elliot Morley Labour, Scunthorpe

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much waste was recycled by each local authority in (a) Yorkshire and the Humber and (b) Lincolnshire in the latest period for which figures are available.

Photo of Joan Ruddock Joan Ruddock Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Climate Change, Biodiversity and Waste)

The tonnages of household waste recycled, reused or composted by each local authority in Yorkshire and the Humber and Lincolnshire in 2006-07 are listed in the following table.

Household waste sent for recycling/reuse/composting
Type of authority tonnage
(a) Yorkshire and the Humber
Barnsley UA 26,461
Bradford UA 56,373
Calderdale UA 18,967
Craven WCA 7,902
Doncaster UA 38,814
East Riding UA 55,769
Hambleton WCA 15,677
Harrogate WCA 12,043
Hull UA 25,389
Kirklees UA 40,334
Leeds UA 77,656
North East Lincolnshire UA 22,682
North Lincolnshire UA 35,225
North Yorkshire WDA 116,679
Richmondshire WCA 6,409
Rotherham UA 35,503
Ryedale WCA 11,412
Scarborough WCA 9,335
Selby WCA 11,321
Sheffield UA 59,617
Wakefield UA 40,600
York UA 40,561
(b) Lincolnshire
Boston WCA 6,305
East Lindsey WCA 19,657
Lincoln WCA 12,770
Lincolnshire WDA 141,313
North Kesteven WCA 27,327
South Holland WCA 7,229
South Kesteven WCA 16,979
West Lindsey WCA 11,820
Source: 2006-07 WasteDataFlow results.

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