Northern Ireland Local Authority Collected Municipal Waste Management Statistics

Information on the quantities of local authority collected municipal waste collected and managed in Northern Ireland. It includes quantities and rates of local authority collected municipal waste arising, sent for preparing for reuse, for dry recycling, composting, energy recovery and sent to landfill. Some of these measurements are key performance indicators. These are used to assess progress towards achieving waste strategy targets. Breakdowns are available by district council and waste management group. The information contains finalised data from 2006/07 to the latest available data.

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Creation Date November 23, 2015, 14:41 (UTC)
Topic Category Environment

The information presented in this report is taken from WasteDataFlow (WDF), a web based system for local authority collected municipal waste reporting by UK local authorities to central government. The data are based on returns made to WDF (relating to approximately 40 questions on local authority collected municipal waste management) by councils, within two months of the end of each quarter.

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Contact Name David Finlay
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For the latest quarterly and annual reports relating to Northern Ireland local authority collected municipal waste management statistics, see This link also contains data tables (in a printer-friendly format) and infographics relating to the publications.

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