Council revenue created through the recycling of residential waste.

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Dear Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council,

I am writing to ask the amount of revenue created through the recycling of residential waste. Please provide this as a numerical value and a percentage value of overall council revenue creation.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Scott

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Scott
I am writing to respond to your recent request for information. This
request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The response to your request is detailed below.
The figures provided are based on the 2016/17 budget income figures for
recycling compared to the total income from sales, fees and charges -
excluding council tax, NNDR, housing rents and income from schools;
 
Total Recycling Income for 2016/17 - £935,148
Total Council Income for 2016/17 - £52,856,355
Percentage of Total - 1.8%

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