HC Deb 15 September 2004 vol 424 c1628W
Bob Spink

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the latest available 12 month figures are for the proportion of the Department's redundant documentation, waste paper and card that is recycled; and if she will make a statement on the Department's recycling policy. [188696]

Ms Hewitt

Between April 2003 to March 2004, over 98 percent. of the Department's waste from its HQ operations was recovered for recycling or energy production.

The Department has a recycling strategy in line with the Government's framework for sustainable development, with appropriate procedures and facilities in place.