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Waste Management: Refuse Collection

Volume 712: debated on Thursday 2 July 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of households are required to use a wheeled bin for disposal of waste materials. [HL4397]

In England, of the 22.7 million dwellings, 63 per cent of them use wheeled bins for the collection of residual (black bag) waste.

Sources: WasteDataFlow for municipal waste data; Valuation Office for dwelling stock figures.