Like most major cities, Sheffield produces a vast amount of rubbish. Around 210,000 tonnes is produced from households and local authority services each year. This amount of rubbish would fill Ponds Forge international swimming pool 140 times.
Veolia Environmental Services is working with Sheffield City Council to find the best practical and environmentally responsible way to deal with the rubbish that we create, and to encourage people not to create so much in the first place.
Take a look at what happens to your waste: