Our recycling target is to reach an average kerbside recycling rate of 54 per cent.
Thank you to everyone for helping us recycle even more. Our recycling service has helped us maintain a high recycling rate across the borough of Rochdale. More recycling means we spend less on waste disposal, helping us to protect other essential services.
The waste the council collects is used to calculate our recycling rates as shown in the table below. This waste is from households, including kerbside collections from wheeled bins and bulky waste, plus waste we're responsible for such as litter, street sweepings and fly-tipping.
The information is published at least 3 months in arrears to allow us to get all the relevant data.
|Period||2022 recycling rate||2021 recycling rate||2020 recycling rate|
|January–March||47 per cent||43.6 per cent||46.4 per cent|
|April–June||50.1 per cent||50.6 per cent||51.6 per cent|
|July–September||Not yet available||54.6 per cent||51.3 per cent|
|October–December||Not yet available||49.6 per cent||44.4 per cent|
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Information on waste collection and processing is entered on WasteDataFlow. Once verified by the WasteDataFlow team and the Environment Agency, the data can be viewed by the public. You'll need to register before viewing the information.