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Recycling

Volume 165: debated on Wednesday 17 January 1990

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56.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what further steps he is taking to promote the recycling of plastics, metals and paper.

92.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what further steps he is taking to promote the recycling of plastics, metals and paper.

107.

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what further steps he is taking to promote the recycling of plastics, metals and paper.

Ministers and officials continue to encourage the economic recycling of a wide range of materials, including plastics, metals and paper, through participation in conferences, seminars and exhibitions, and by the preparation and publication of information brochures and education packs. The recycling advisory group, set up late last year, is currently deliberating upon the best means of securing significant increases in the amounts of domestic and industrial waste being recycled in the United Kingdom, and the Environmental Protection Bill now before the House also contains measures to encourage recycling.