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What happened to Surrey’s waste, 2019-20

District and borough council areas compared for waste collected from households or taken to bring banks

District and borough council areaWaste recycled (%) in UKWaste recycled (%) in Europe - known locationsWaste recycled (%) in Europe - unknown locationsWaste recycled (%) outside Europe - known locationsWaste recycled (%) outside Europe - unknown locationsWaste recycled (%) in unknown locations% of total waste recycled% of total waste sent to an energy from waste or landfill siteTotal waste produced per person (kg)
Elmbridge Borough Council88.3%6.1%3.4%0.0%2.2%0.0%53.0%47.0%371
Epsom and Ewell Borough Council72.8%0.0%11.5%14.4%1.3%0.0%53.1%46.9%353
Guildford Borough Council82.0%10.1%4.1%0.0%2.9%0.9%59.1%40.9%322
Mole Valley District Council89.5%5.1%4.2%0.0%1.2%0.0%55.0%45.0%368
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council93.9%5.7%0.1%0.3%0.0%0.0%54.9%45.1%340
Runnymede Borough Council74.4%1.2%4.0%10.8%8.3%1.2%44.2%55.8%291
Spelthorne Borough Council85.6%8.2%0.1%4.3%1.8%0.0%46.4%53.6%325
Surrey Heath Borough Council72.1%0.0%1.1%20.3%6.5%0.0%60.8%39.2%335
Tandridge District Council80.0%8.3%0.1%6.2%3.8%1.6%58.7%41.3%344
Waverley Borough Council92.7%0.0%0.2%0.0%7.0%0.0%54.3%45.7%327
Woking Borough Council73.8%0.0%24.2%0.0%1.9%0.1%51.5%48.5%368

See also

Surrey’s target


70% of Surrey’s waste should be recycled.