To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what volume of waste his Department generated in each of the last three years; what percentage of this was (a) paper, (b) plastic, (c) glass, (d) metal, (e) electrical goods and batteries and (f) food waste; and what percentage of his Department's waste was (i) disposed of securely, (ii) disposed of in landfill and (iii) recycled.
The Department for Transport, including its agencies, has reported the following waste figures for the last three years as part of its Sustainability on the Government Estate (SOGE) return.
|Total waste (Tonnes)||Paper (Percentage of total waste)||Plastics (Percentage of total)||Glass (Percentage of total waste)||Metal (Percentage of total waste)||Electrical (Percentage of total waste)||Food (Percentage of total waste)|
|Percentage of total waste|
|Total waste (Tonnes)||Secure disposal||Landfill||Recycled|
It should be noted that the secure disposal percentage figure is repeated within the recycled percentage.