Waste and recycling: how are we performing?

Performance measures monitor the quality of services we provide. Results against the main performance measures we use are given in this table.

Waste and recycling performance measures

 Performance indicator  2018/19 value  2019/20 target

% of Household waste sent for reuse, recycling and composting

 23.2%  23%
% municipal waste sent for reuse, recycling and composting (incl. post incineration metals, ashes and aggregates)  42%  n/a

% of Contamination in co-mingled recyclate (Minimise)

 14.1%  14%

Reports about non-collection of waste (Minimise)

 4.299%  4,287
Missed refuse and recycling collections as a % of those due in the collection period (Minimise)  0.03%  0.03%
Average response time to report of non-collection of waste (Minimise)  n/a  2 days
Average time taken to clear a reported fly-tip (Minimise)  1 day  2 days
Number of Street Cleansing reports / requests for service (cumulative in year) (Minimise)  117  240
% of public streets cleansed to an acceptable standard 96.9% 97.9%


Our Open Council pages show how Wandsworth's performance compares with other London boroughs.