Dan Peters 04 March 2021

Three Rivers tops recycling league

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Three Rivers DC in Hertfordshire has climbed to become the highest performing authority in England for household waste recycling, according to official government figures.

The district recorded a rate of 64.1% for the amount of household waste recycled, composted, or reused in 2019-20 in the figures published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

South Oxfordshire DC had the second highest recycling rate at 64% followed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council at 63.3%.

Barrow BC had the lowest household waste recycling rate in England in 2019-20 at 18.8%, followed by Newham LBC at 20.3% and Westminster City Council at 20.4%.

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