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Bottles: Plastics

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 136893, tabled on 20 April 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with industry representatives on setting a date by which polyethylene terephthalate in plastic bottles will have been phased out and replaced by polylactic acid.

Answered on

27 April 2018

The Government has not had any discussions with industry representatives on setting a date by which polyethylene terephthalate in plastic bottles will be phased out and replaced by polylactic acid.