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Cathode Ray Tubes (Recycling)

Volume 453: debated on Monday 27 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the capacity in the UK for recycling of televisions and computer monitors containing cathode ray tubes. (103238)

There are an increasing number of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) recovery plants, opening in anticipation of the UK’s implementation of the WEEE Directive, which are capable of dealing with waste televisions and computer monitors. These plants are regulated by the Environment Agency under a waste management licence.