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Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

8. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent submissions he has received on the contribution of packaging to domestic waste levels. (160577)

This topic is raised with me frequently through my Department's mailbag.

11 million tonnes of packaging waste was produced in the UK in 2006, of which 4.7 million tonnes ended up as household waste.