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Construction: Materials

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 179046, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he has taken to consult the construction industry on the proposed Extended Producer Responsibility for certain construction materials set out in the Government’s waste and resource strategy published in 2018.

Answered on

22 April 2021

The Government remains committed to reviewing and consulting on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and other measures for certain Construction and Demolition sector products by the end of 2025. Stakeholder engagement will commence shortly. The Government is engaging with the sector through the industry-led Green Construction Board, including supporting the production of a roadmap to zero avoidable waste for the construction sector. This is due to be published in the next few months.