Food: Waste Disposal

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 29th January 2019.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department or its agencies maintain a list of local authorities in England that undertake separate food waste recycling collections.

Photo of David Drew David Drew Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department or its agencies maintain a list of local authorities in England that undertake separate food waste recycling collections.

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

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) publishes detail on food waste collection schemes at: laportal.wrap.org.uk.

The WRAP data shows that in England in 2017/18 there were 123 local authorities with a separate food waste collection scheme.

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