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Plastics: Waste

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 157479, tabled on 21 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make it his policy to ban plastic waste exports from the UK by 2025.

Answered on

27 April 2022

The Government has committed to banning the export of plastic waste to countries which are not members of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, and we plan to consult this year on the date by which this should be achieved.