Recycling in Surrey 2022-23

Recycling in Surrey 2022-23 Surrey residents and its councils are some of the country’s top performers when it comes to recycling and rubbish. We know this because each year we produce a report that looks at the latest available statistics on the matter. In particular, we measure ourselves on three key statistics: The proportion of material that residents threw away… Continue Reading Recycling in Surrey 2022-23

Recycling and rubbish around the county

Recycling and rubbish around the county District or borough councilRecycling and rubbish produced per person (kg)Proportion recycled, composted or reused (%)Proportion recycled, composted or reused (%) Elmbridge Borough Council377.051.371.5 Epsom & Ewell Borough Council370.854.360.8 Guildford Borough Council376.559.385.5 Mole Valley District Council378.354.271.0 Reigate & Banstead Borough Council367.455.698.1 Runnymede Borough Council328.349.672.4 Spelthorne Borough Council354.346.470.9 Surrey Heath Borough Council352.059.273.8 Tandridge District Council383.759.985.2 Waverley… Continue Reading Recycling and rubbish around the county

Surrey recycles!

Surrey recycles! Recycling is good for the planet and can help fight climate change as the more material that is turned into something new, the fewer resources are used to create and distribute new products. And in Surrey, we’re good at it! We are the 3rd highest performer of the 29 similar waste disposal authorities in England when it comes… Continue Reading Surrey recycles!

Recycling in Surrey 2021-22 contents

ContentsIntroduction by Surrey Environment Partnership (SEP) Chair, Cllr Marisa Heath Surrey recycles! What went into Surrey’s bins in 2021–22 What happens when it can’t be recycled? Recycling and rubbish around the county

Recycling in Surrey 2021-22

Recycling in Surrey 2021-22 The Recycling in Surrey 2021-22 report reveals that Surrey residents are among England’s top performers when it comes to recycling. The report analyses the latest available figures (from 2021-22) and compiles data from all SEP’s partners, the 11 district and borough councils, which collect residents’ waste, and Surrey County Council, which runs the county’s community recycling… Continue Reading Recycling in Surrey 2021-22


Clothes and home textiles Once your clothes and home textiles have been recycled, they are turned into products like insulation, felt and stuffing. How are clothes and home textiles recycled? After being collected, clothes that can be worn again are separated from the rest of the material and are passed on to be re-worn in the UK or across the… Continue Reading Textiles

What to do with an item

What to do with an item Use the Surrey Recycles search tool or check local collection services to find out what to do with an item. Surrey Recycles search tool Local collection services Recycling at flats Play our waste sorting game

Mixed recycling

Mixed recycling Discover what happens to your glass, paper and card, plastics and tins after collection. Glass Paper and card Plastics Tins and cans See also What happens to your wasteFoodGarden wasteTextilesElectricals