Waste Characterisation

Year Title
2018 Household Waste Characterisation Campaign - final report
Results and commentary on the 2018 household municipal waste (kerbside) characterisation study
2018 Non-Household Waste Characterisation Campaign - final report
Results and commentary on the 2018 non-household municipal waste (kerbside) characterisation study
2018 What is in our bins?
Household and non-household waste (kerbside) composition – highlights.
2018 What is in our Household Bins?
Infographic on kerbside household municipal waste composition
2018 What is in a Commercial Bin?
Infographic on kerbside non-household municipal waste composition
2010 3rd Bin Commercial Waste Bin Characterisation Report
Surveys of Residual Waste from Businesses provided with Organic Waste Source Separated Collection System
2009 Municipal Waste Characterisation 2008 Surveys - Final Report
This study contains the results from the 2008 municipal waste characterisation surveys.
2009 Municipal Waste Characterisation 2008 Surveys - Methodology Review
A report on the methodology review carried out for the EPA's municipal waste characterisation study 2008.
2005 Municipal Waste Characterisation 2004/05 Surveys - Final Report
This study updates the methodology for conducting municipal waste characterisation surveys.
2000 Spreadsheet Of Municipal Waste Categories
This worksheet allows various types of municipal waste to be classified under European Waste Catalogue codes
1996 Municipal Waste Characterisation
Towards a standard approach to describing municipal waste