Scottish Cities

Waste recycled, diverted from landfill and landfilled, selected Scottish cities, 2020
Waste Scot cities 2020Click on graph to expand

In 2020, Glasgow recycled alomst 30% of its household waste, which is the lowest figure among the cities compared. 41% of waste in Glasgow was diverted from landfill - most of which was incinerated - and 29% went to landfill.


Further information on household waste recycling is available on the SEPA website.

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