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Progress on waste and recycling


Measure of success


Generate renewable electricity from the Javelin Park Energy from Waste facility 

Energy created 

Emissions created 

Materials recovered and recycled 

Gloucestershire Resources and Waste Partnership minimisation initiatives 

Number of campaigns 

Level of engagement in campaigns 

Campaign outcomes met

Recycling increases and residual waste decreases as outlined in the GCC Waste Action Plan

Tonnage of recycling collected 

Tonnage of residual waste collected 

  • Find out about the percentage of waste collected
  • Find out about the tonnage of waste collected
  • 50.7% of Gloucestershire household waste recycled (2020/21) generates enough electricity to power the  equivalent of 25,000 homes on average
  • Reduces carbon emissions by 40,000 tonnes per year compared to landfill
  • In 2022 so far we have sent 22,4000 tonnes of household material for recycling.

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