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Recycling Advice

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

22. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assistance his Department provides to businesses to improve their management of waste, with particular reference to recycling. (144206)

DEFRA’s Business Resource Efficiency and Waste Programme is returning £284 million of landfill tax receipts to businesses, over the three years to March 2008, through targeted waste projects designed to help them increase recycling, minimise waste and improve resource efficiency. The Waste and Resources Action Programme is helping businesses in a range of sectors to recycle more and landfill less.