Scottish Cities

Waste recycled, diverted from landfill and landfilled, selected Scottish cities, 2021
Waste Scot cities 2021Click on graph to expand

In 2021, Glasgow recycled 27% of its household waste, which is the lowest figure among the cities compared. 35% of waste in Glasgow was diverted from landfill - most of which was incinerated - and 38% went to landfill.


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

This page was updated in July 2023. 

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