Sheffield’s waste and recycling performance

We work in partnership with Veolia to provide waste and recycling services to all households in Sheffield. 

Our 3 main objectives are to reduce waste, help residents to recycle and minimise the amount of waste sent to landfill.

Waste and recycling quarterly performance current year

QuarterQ1 (Apr-Jun)Q2 (Jul-Sep)Q3 (Oct-Dec)Q3 (Jan-Mar)
Total household waste (tonnes)49,921474,89344,274 
Sent for recovery64.32%64.82%68.84% 
Sent to landfill0.02%0.02%0.02% 

Download data on our quarterly waste and recycling peformance for 2022 to 2023.

Waste and recycling performance 2020 to 2023

Download data on our waste and recycling performance from 2020 to 2023.

  2022/23 2021/22 2020/21
Total household waste (tonnes) 183,919 193,495
Recycled 28.18% 28.22%
Composted 5.17% 5.15%
Sent for recovery 66.64% 66.58%
Sent to landfill 0.01% 0.5%

Download data on our waste and recycling performance from 2019 to 2022.

Contract Performance: Key Performance Indicators

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5th Floor (North)
Howden House
1 Union Street
S1 2SH

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