How much of the council’s waste, and what percentage of the total amount, is sent to a) landfill, b) incineration or c) recycled, d) reused in each of the last three years. - Note, for the information above, please also detail how far the waste has to travel to reach the landfill, incinerator, or recycling plant.
How much of the council’s waste, and what percentage of the total amount, is exported to a) Europe, b) the rest of the UK, c) China and Asia, d) rest of the world.
2015 Landfill = 13269.26T, Incineration = 0T, Recycled = 5423.24, Reused = 0T
2016 Landfill = 13711.96T, Incineration = 0T, Recycled = 4487.76T, Reused = 23.78T
2017 Landfill = Data yet to be confirmed, can be provided once Waste Data Flow submission for 2017 has been completed.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar own our own Landfill Site located 3 miles from Stornoway town centre. We also own and operate an AD plant and MRF facility located 4 miles from Stornoway town centre.
The Comhairle do not export any of our waste out with the UK.