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Domestic Waste: Waste Disposal

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what representations he has received on provision for waste bins in the design of new residential developments. (286509)

The Government receive a range of representations from groups and individuals on a wide range of topics including the provision of waste bins in residential developments. I refer the hon. Member to the answers given on 12 March 2009, Official Report, columns 741-42W and 29 October 2008, Official Report, columns 1144-45W as examples. The provision of and access to for solid waste, such as waste bins, is addressed by Part H6 of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations, and in Category 5 (Was 1) of the Code for Sustainable Homes.