Statistics on recycling

Paper

Paper recycled via public recycling sites (tonnes)

Month20042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
January 66.96 109.87 116.98 140.3 136.72 96.66 76.22 93.18 86.62 73.22 86.54 53.56 59.8 44.52
February 108.65 116.1 109.82 116.64 126.24 87.08 77.7 70.14 82.36 72.2 62.42 51.30 58.1 38.22
March 114.74 130.64 117.16 138.68 143.5 93.86 97.56 89.38 80.74 63.26 57 55.11 47.68 59.1
April 107.76 123.14 122.58 135.5 134.9 96.3 90.2 80.8 77.86 89.12 77.82 49.34 54.08 44.54
May 115.41 116.44 124.64 142.86 136.54 88.9 87.66 96.02 86.26 73.58 66.32 53.78 50.72 44.9
June 103.59 108.49 112.62 125.48 130.98 92.26 83.46 78.26 76.2 66.28 70.66 54.58 50.46 56.42
July 122.35 112.15 130.32 141.9 140.34 84.14 102.28 77.96 78.72 78.88 81.12 68.28 49.56 46.3
August 105.84 119.85 112.52 134.44 129.32 85.64 85.62 80.92 86.52 67.44 53.48 49.20 51.14 42.57
September 109.14 117.7 131.14 132.84 138.82 89.16 92.06 81.48 72.6 62.76 66 59.36 58.56 41.78
October 112.45 122.84 134.46 148.32 131.22 89.28 76.1 67.88 86.2 73.04 66.8 54.78 47.17 39.35
November 119.11 115.38 140.02 141.04 105.74 92.38 74.6 90.34 72.34 80.54 58.14 51.28 45.56 43.22
December 114.84 116.28 125.98 145 104.36 83.68 86.06 83.38 76.42 74.3 58.36 42.02 60.64 40.35
TOTAL1300.81408.91478.216431558.71079.31029.5992.8962.84874.62804.66642.59633.47541.27
Compared to previous year-8.31%4.92%11.14%-5.13%-31%-4.70%-3.56%-3%-9.17%-8%-20.14%-1.42%-14.56%

Glass

Glass recycled via public recycling sites (tonnes)

Month2008200920102011201220132014201520162017
January 133.82 110.54 103.34 93.18 96.96 130.58 87.64 73.78 114.14 126.35
February 105.36 79.58 75.54 72.64 71.26 71.68 68.18 74.48 78.16 91.6
March 106.04 90.62 74.82 81.04 79.72 54 71.64 68.16 59.18 89.92
April 113.58 91.74 91.02 102.48 73.82 91.52 83.62 111.16 67.42 52.86
May 117.98 79.96 80.72 111.52 103.2 76.46 78.22 84.96 92.6 94.62
June 120.08 111.16 104.82 70.96 87.42 80.16 87.7 51.82 84.86 91.76
July 122.52 84.78 94.62 81.98 92.34 105.4 90.36 82.54 78.64 81.3
August 119.12 87.98 83.24 88.86 82.22 84.12 87.36 86.1 87 69.4
September 124.4 93.44 97.58 76.08 87.32 84.22 79.96 83.94 86.1 60.98
October 100.78 50.88 68.26 72.08 84.98 68.78 70.74 73.42 71.4 65.14
November 80.7 42.22 71.24 69.34 65.34 60.46 62.62 84.24 78.86 67.02
December 111.38 39.84 91.41 73.57 61.94 94.56 103.46 50.72 103.38 68.55
TOTAL1355.810751036.6993.73986.521001.9971.5925.321001.7959.5
Compared to previous year2.41%-21%-.3.6%-4%-1%1.56%-3.04%-4.758.25%-4.22%

Food and drink cans

Cans recycled via public recycling sites (tonnes)

Month2005200620072008*200920102011201220132014201520162017
January 1.74 1.86 2.21 2.1 2.02 6.87 6.1 7.46 5.7 4.22 4.36 5.52 5.26
February 1.41 1.42 1.67 1.74 1.54 4.46 4.55 5.04 5 2.82 3.44 4.34 4.16
March 1.52 1.1 1.49 1.56 2.1 4.82 4.53 5.9 4.97 2.51 4.66 3.48 3.74
April 1.62 1.36 1.69 2.28 1.77 4.76 4.36 5.6 7.23 2.46 3.64 5.14 2.92
May 1.95 1.77 2.28 1.99 1.69 6.42 4.93 7.14 5.55 5.24 5.16 4.75 4.9
June 1.73 1.73 2.12 2.2 2.7 6.84 5.45 6.58 7.88 5.02 3.92 3.04 4.34
July 1.74 2.26 2.07 2.56 1.77 4.48 4.32 7.62 7.73 5.36 3.78 2.44 6.46
August 2.01 1.73 2.13 2.27 3.6 7.75 5.24 7.73 6.72 3.26 5.04 5.14 3.8
September 1.64 1.67 1.82 2.53 3.78 5.77 4.81 4.49 7.43 4 3.44 4.24 5.46
October 1.86 1.73 2.12 1.93 2.86 5.34 7.91 7.34 4.89 4.86 4.45 3.88 5.63
November 1.28 1.46 1.54 1.79 4.1 4.46 5.22 4.41 4.2 3.3 3.4 6 5.28
December 1.55 2.12 1.86 2.53 4.75 5.39 5 6.59 6.44 2.48 5.84 3.42 3.1
Annual Total20.0520.212325.4832.6867.3662.4275.973.7445.5351.1351.3955.05
Compared to previous year   10.78%28%206%-7.35%21.60%-2.85%-38.26%12.29%0.50%7.12%

From 2009 steel cans have been accepted with Aluminium cans

Plastic Bottles

Plastic Bottles recycled via all Civic Amenity sites

YearTonnage Previous year increase decrease
2008 2.8
2009 3.1 10.70%
2010 10 322%
2011 16.3 63%
2012 15.2 -6.75%
2013 17.3 13.81%
2014 22.07 27%
2015 25.19 14.13%
2016 37.4 48.47%
2017 26.04 -30.28%
Total 175.4

Household batteries

Dry- cell batteries (kg) recycled

YearCivic Amenity SitesManx Co-op storesSchoolsTotal weight (kg)
2005 (June - Dec 05) 760 210 970
2006 1778 782 2560
2007 2370 1720 75 4155
2008 3135 2030 235 5400
2009 3740 1715 265 5720
2010 4910 1930 170 7010
2011 5030 1700 190 6920
2012 5210 1440 330 6980
2013 5530 1520 160 7210
2014 5570 1580 80 7230
2015 5190 1630 130 6950
2016 5650 1090 150 6890
2017 6430 980 100 7510
Total 55,303 18,327 1,885 75,515

Since June 2005 we have collected and recycled over 75.5 tonnes of dry-cell batteries. In terms of the actual number of batteries we have recycled nearly 3.5 million 'AA' batteries