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Departmental Recycling

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how much and what proportion of its waste his Department recycled in 2007-08. (266779)

The amount of total waste arisings in 2007-08 for the Ministry of Justice and its Executive agencies was 71,060.0 tonnes. The proportion of waste the Department recycled in 2007-08 was 15,635.6 tonnes (22 per cent. of waste arisings). This information was published in the seventh annual “Sustainable Development in Government” Report (SDiG) at:

http://www.sd-commission.org.uk/sdig2008/