How we're doing with our waste targets

What's in your bin - materials by percentageContent type by percentage in the average rubbish bin in Herefordshire

Reusable items 2.3%
Could be recycled from home 8.6%
1.4% of this was glass - if you have a recycling sack rather than
a green bin, please take glass to a recycling centre or bring bank.
Could be recycled elsewhere 9.1% e.g foil, wood, soil, carrier bags
Compostable waste 26.5%
e.g. fruit and vegetable peelings, flowers
Non-compostable waste 15.8%
e.g. meat and dairy  57% of this waste was still in its packaging
Waste that is not currently recyclable 37.7%