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In-vessel Composting

Volume 454: debated on Thursday 14 December 2006

19. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what monitoring his Department undertakes on the effect on local communities of in-vessel composting sites; and if he will make a statement. (109033)

Composting is a vital component of sustainable waste management.

It is licensed and regulated by the Environment Agency under a waste management licence—or an exemption from the need for a licence.