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Beverage Containers: Recycling

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 39809, tabled on 19 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the kerbside recycling rate of drinks (a) bottles and (b) cans in England in each of the last three years.

Answered on

27 July 2022

We estimate that the average recycling rate is 70.0% for bottles, 70.6% for steel cans, and 70.5% aluminium cans for 2020-23.