This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
National recycling rate as a proportion of waste collected
|Unit of measurement||
Recycling rate = ‘Recycled’ as a percentage of ‘Arisings’, excluding IBAm (Incineration bottom ash metal)
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||09 December 2021|
|Metadata last updated||09 December 2021|