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Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 216236, tabled on 4 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has to introduce compulsory recycling for commercial trade waste producers.

Answered on

7 February 2019

As we stated in our Resources and Waste Strategy which we published in December 2018, we will legislate, where necessary, to ensure that businesses present recycling and food waste separately from residual waste for collection.

We will shortly be publishing a consultation which seeks views on how to increase both the quantity and quality of recycling from businesses.