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Departmental Recycling

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what proportion of his Department’s waste was recycled in the latest period for which figures are available. (289672)

The Ministry of Justice was created in May 2007. This answer gives the figure for 2007-08 which is the latest period for which figures are available.

The proportion 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) at:

http://www.sd-commission.org.uk/publications.php?id=853

2008-09 data will be published in December.