Where’s the rubbish go?

I see that the latest pronouncements from Swindon Borough Council on their rubbish collections over the Christmas period has sparked off more speculation over whether what is collected for ‘recycling’ is actually recycled or still goes to landfill anyway. I can’t readily find anything that states what happens to Swindon’s rubbish after collection, but what I have found is that a fair bit of Dorset’s rubbish (the aluminium and some of the paper, to be precise) ends up being recycled in Swindon.