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Nappies: Waste Disposal

Volume 487: debated on Monday 9 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much was paid to Environmental Resources Management Limited for its research on the environmental impact of nappies; and if he will place a copy of the final research report in the Library. (252623)

DEFRA, the Environment Agency and Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) paid a total of £45,787.50 (excluding VAT) to Environmental Resources Management Ltd. for the updated study into the environmental impact of nappies. DEFRA's share of the cost was £16,762.50. A copy of the study will be placed in the Library.