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Volume 890: debated on Monday 14 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will take action to encourage packaging of products in a manner calculated to prevent unnecessary use of paper and cardboard.

As stated in the Green Paper "War on Waste" published last September, it is the Government's view that greater efforts should be made to avoid the use of wasteful packaging of all kinds. The Waste Management Advisory Council has, therefore, been asked to review the whole question of packaging and containers, and is currently forming a special sub-group for this purpose.