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Household Waste

Volume 447: debated on Thursday 22 June 2006

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps the Government are taking to reduce household waste. (79362)

Historically, year-on-year, the increase of municipal waste has been reduced to 1.5 per cent. and we have also achieved an overall reduction of waste going to landfill of 10 per cent. since 2000.

The review of the waste strategy has, as one of its prime objectives, to reduce the amount of waste generated in the first place.