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Sustainable Operations

Volume 469: debated on Monday 10 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether her Department is on course to meet the commitment in the Sustainable Operations on the Government Estate targets (a) to source at least 10 per cent. of its electricity from renewables by 31 March 2008 and (b) to increase recycling figures to 40 per cent. of waste by 2010. (171978)

The information is as follows.

(a) The Department has already achieved the “renewables” target with 62.5 per cent. of electricity being obtained from renewable sources and 10.1 per cent. derived from Combined Heat and Power.

(b) The Department has already achieved the waste recycling target with 57.1 per cent. of waste being recycled.