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Domestic Waste

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 24 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what representations he has received regarding micro-chips used to monitor domestic waste. (95165)

The Government have received various representations from Members of Parliament and members of the public inquiring about the Government policy on the installation of micro-chips in householders’ bins. These representations included inquiries on the use of chips to monitor domestic waste. Increasing recycling levels is an important element of tackling climate change.