Waste data reporting

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Some of the reporting carried out by the Dataflows Unit is given below. 

Publication

Latest reporting year

Publication frequency

Driver

Next publication due

Waste from all sources - data and quality report

2017

Annual

1

March 2020

Household Waste Discover Data tool

2017

Annual

1

17 September 2019

Household waste data - commentary and data tables

 

2017 Annual 1 17 September 2019

Waste landfilled in Scotland official statistics - commentary and data tables

Waste incinerated in Scotland official statistics - commentary and data tables

2017

Annual

1

17 September 2019

Commercial and industrial (business) waste

2017

Annual

1

May 2020

Waste sites and capacities

2017

Annual

1

October 2019

Scottish waste site return summary data

 

2018

Quarterly

Quarterly data published:

Q1 (Jan-Mar) = by end Oct
Q2 (Apr-Jun) = by end Jan
Q3  (Jul-Sept) = by end Apr
Q4 (Oct-Dec) = by end Aug

Recyclate Quality - data and report

2018

Quarterly

2

Quarterly data published within six months of submission deadline:

Q1 (Jan-Mar) = by end Oct
Q2 (Apr-Jun) = by end Jan
Q3  (Jul-Sept) = by end Apr
Q4 (Oct-Dec) = by end Jul

 

Drivers

1 Scottish Government Making Things Last – A Circular Economy Strategy for Scotland (23 Feb 2016); European Union Waste Statistics Regulations (EC 2150/2002) (25 Nov 2002)

2 Code of Practice on Sampling and Reporting at Materials Recovery Facilities (March 2015)