Waste Disposal

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 8th December 2014.

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Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Conservative, Tamworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the tonnes of air pollution control residues that will be recovered as an end-of-life product in 2015-16 if the derogation in the Waste Framework Directive allowing air pollution control residues to be disposed to hazardous landfill is removed.

Photo of Dan Rogerson Dan Rogerson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The current capacity in England to recover air pollution residues into end of waste products is approximately 40,000 tonnes.

The EA does not collect the commercial information required to make an estimate.

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