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Tonnage of waste processed (FOI)

Tonnage of waste processed (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 04 December 2018.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Please tell me, each year for the past three years:

Total tonnage of waste collected and processed at La Collette reclamation site
Tonnage of waste sent to landfill

Tonnage of waste incinerated in the Energy from Waste Plant.

Tonnage sent off island for recycling

Tonnage recycled on island

If possible please include breakdown details of the types of waste



​Year​Volume of waste collected and processed at La Collette reclamation site
​2015 ​329,601 tonnes
​2016​376,842 tonnes
​2017​457,124  tonnes


Jersey does not dispose of any putrescible waste using the traditional landfill method, however, inert waste is used for land reclamation. Details are provided in the following table. 

​Year ​Volume of inert waste used for land reclamation
​2015​158,714 tonnes
​2016​202,576  tonnes
​2017​290,251 tonnes

C, D and E

Details relating to the volumes of waste are exempt under Article 23 (Accessible by other means) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 as the information is already available to view through the following link.

Waste management statistics

Article applied

Article 23 Information accessible to applicant by other means

(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.



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