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Diverse Composition Products

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 6 December 2007

20. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent discussions he has had with manufacturers on minimising products of diverse composition. (171750)

Neither I nor my colleagues have had any recent discussions with manufacturers specifically on this issue.

However, our policies to make producers responsible for their products give businesses incentives to design products that use fewer materials, avoid the use of harmful substances, last longer and are easy to disassemble and recycle.