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Departmental Recycling

Volume 494: debated on Monday 22 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what (a) volume and (b) percentage of waste his Department recycled in (i) 2006-07 and (ii) 2007-08. (281047)

The Ministry of Justice was created in May 2007, this answer gives the amount of waste recycled for the year 2007-08. The Ministry of Justice is unable to provide the volume and percentage of waste recycled for 2006-07 without incurring disproportionate costs.

The volume of waste the Ministry of Justice recycled in 2007-08 was 15,635.6 tonnes and the percentage recycled was 22 per cent. This information was published in the seventh annual “Sustainable Development in Government Report (SDiG)”:

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