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Bottles: Plastics

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 136892, tabled on 20 April 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what financial support the Government has provided for research into the use, composting and tertiary recycling of polylactic acid as fresh feedstock for the manufacture of plastic bottles in the last financial year for which figures are available.

Answered on

27 April 2018

The Government has not provided any financial support for research into the use, composting and recycling of polylactic acid for the manufacture of plastic bottles.