The National Assembly
for Wales’ Environment
and Sustainability Committee undertook an inquiry into
Recycling in Wales.
The purpose of this
inquiry was to explore local authority household waste recycling
practices and arrangements across Wales. The inquiry looked at all
waste materials, including food and garden waste.
- Explore reasons for and
impacts of variations in local authority household waste recycling
practice in Wales.
- To what extent local
authorities’ recycling practice aligns with the Welsh
Government’s Municipal Waste Sector Plan Collections
Blueprint, and to explore barriers and enablers to
- Assess the availability
of information and guidance to householders about why and how they
should be recycling, and to explore potential barriers and enablers
to improving recycling rates.
- Explore Local Authority
reactions to the recently published Waste Regulations Route Map and
the potential impacts and implications of this on recycling
practice across Wales.
- Gain greater
understanding of the relationship between recycling collection
practice and recycling rates.
The Committee held a
public consultation to gather
evidence on this topic.
For an account of how
the inquiry progressed please click the link below to access the