HC Deb 09 August 1972 vol 842 c450W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what progress has been made in Government research establishments in the development of methods for the disposal of industrial and domestic waste.

Mr. Anthony Grant

Promising progress is being made in a number of fields. The Building Research Establishment is working on the conveyance of domestic refuse by pipeline and Warren Spring Laboratory on pyrolysis and the recovery of metals from low grade residues and effluents. The Transport and Road Research Laboratory is studying the scope for using spoil wastes for road construction.