Plastics: Waste

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 8th January 2018.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Co-Leader of the Green Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of whether the ban on imports of plastic waste by the Chinese Government from January 2018 will lead to (a) the stockpiling of plastic waste, (b) an increase in incineration of plastic waste, (c) an increase in landfill comprising of plastic waste and (d) environmental pollution in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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