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Domestic Wastes: Contracts

Volume 475: debated on Friday 9 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley of 31 March 2008, Official Report, columns 491-6W, on Domestic Wastes: Contract, if he will place in the Library copies of the final reports of the research projects with the SIS codes of (a) WR0103, (b) WR0104, (c) WR0106, (d) WR0107, (e) WR0112, (f) WR0217, (g) WR0506, (h) WR0512, (i) WR0705 and (j) WR0601. (202934)

Every research project commissioned by DEFRA is published on our website once it is complete. The following projects are completed and arrangements are in hand to place them in the House Library.

WR0107 - Modelling Impacts of Lifestyle Changes on Household Waste Arisings.

WR0112 - Understanding Household Waste Prevention Behaviour.

WR0512 - Evaluation of the Household Waste Incentives Pilot Scheme.

WR0601 - Health and Environmental Impacts of Vermin/Insects in the Context of Waste Management Operations.

The following projects are not yet complete, but will be made available as soon as final reports have been accepted for publication:

WR0103 - Household Waste Prevention Policy Side Research Programme.

WR0104 - Lifestyle Scenarios: Futures for Waste Composition.

WR0106 - Achieving Household Waste Prevention and Promoting Sustainable Resource Use through Product Service Systems.

WR0506 - Benefits of Third Sector Involvement in Waste Management.

Although co-funded by DEFRA, the following projects were commissioned by other bodies and reports for these studies can therefore be obtained from them.

WR0217 - Assessment of Occupational Health and Safety Risks of Waste Collection and Handling Systems (Commissioned by the Health and Safety Executive).

WR0705 - Updated Lifecycle Study on Reusable and Disposable Nappies (Commissioned by the Environment Agency).