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Recycling

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what changes the Environment Agency has made to rules on the storage of recyclable wastes as a consequence of the reduction in market demand for recycled products. (252722)

An Environment Agency position statement regarding the storage of recyclables was issued on 11 November 2008 and is available on their website.

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will make it his policy to set targets for local authorities on the recycling of trade waste; and if he will make a statement. (254984)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many councils he expects to meet their targets for recycling of household waste by 2020; and what assistance is available to local authorities to meet such targets. (254985)