Recycling: Calderdale

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 23rd February 2009.

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Photo of Chris McCafferty Chris McCafferty Labour, Calder Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent estimate he has made of (a) household recycling rates and (b) levels of collection services for materials for recycling in Calderdale; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy Minister of State (Farming and the Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

holding answer 12 February 2009

In 2007-08 Calderdale council's household recycling and composting rate was 24.92 per cent. 96.53 per cent. of households in Calderdale had a kerbside collection of at least one recyclable material.

These data are available at local authority level for the last three years at:

http://www.defra.gov.uk/environment/statistics/wastats/index.htm.

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