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"These provisional results summarise waste collected and managed by local authorities in England, in the 12 months from October 2010 to September 2011.
- Household recycling has increased. The proportion of household waste sent for recycling, composting or reuse between October 2010 to September 2011 in England was 42.5 per cent, increasing from 41.5 per cent in the financial year April 2010 and March 2011
- Household waste production has decreased. The generation of household waste continued to decrease between the financial year 2010/11 and the rolling year October 2010 to September 2011, with a 1.4 per cent reduction to 23.1 million tonnes
- Waste generation per person has decreased. The weight of household waste generated in the year October 2010 to September 2011 in England, in kilograms per person, was 443 kg per person. Of this total, 188 kg was recycled, composted or reused whilst 255 kg was not
- Local authority collected waste sent to landfill has declined. The tonnage of local authority collected waste being sent to landfill by local authorities has decreased by 7.6 per cent to 10.5 million tonnes between the financial year 2010/11 and the rolling year October 2010 to September 2011."