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Glass: Recycling

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 179047, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the quantities of flat glass currently recycled through end-of-life vehicle authorised treatment facilities.

Answered on

20 April 2021

For 2018, some 1.4 million end-of-life vehicles passed through authorised treatment facilities (ATFs). It is estimated that around 10,000 tonnes of glass were recycled. Processing of this glass occurred further down the treatment chain after initial depollution of vehicles at ATFs.