How to excel at recycling

By Ray Figg | 20 April 2021

Three Rivers DC in Hertfordshire is the highest performing authority in England for household waste recycling, according to official government figures released last month. 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.

How did we do it? Since 2011/12 Three Rivers has consistently been one of the top ten best performing authorities for recycling in England. In 2018/19 we came in third spot and this year we are delighted to have reached the top spot.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login

Environment Waste management Recycling



Open Now

Join your colleagues as we celebrate local governments brightest stars from the last 12 months.

theMJ Awards