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The annual percentage recycling rates for household waste that is reused, recycled and composted are available to view and download from the Council's information database, DataShare. Please follow the link provided below and select the category Recycling and the dataset Household Waste - Recycling.
The recycling rates show the percentage of household waste collected that is reused, recycled and composted. The rates exclude business waste that the authority collects. Brentwood residents helped to recycle 13,829 tonnes of waste material in 2014/15; this equates to an impressive recycling rate of 47.69%. This demonstrates the Council’s drive to meet one its listed priorities, “Increase recycling levels and promote the need to re-use or recycle to all our residents”. Within Essex, Brentwood are committed to working towards the aspirational recycling rate of 60% by 2020.