Dáil Éireann - Volume 512 - 07 December, 1999
Written Answers - Waste Disposal.
Mr. Sargent Mr. Sargent
262. Mr. Sargent asked the Minister for the Environment and Local Government the quantity of plastics (details supplied) recycled in the past five years. [26119/99]
Mr. D. Wallace Mr. D. Wallace
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment and Local Government (Mr. D. Wallace): While annual figures are not available, the national waste database indicates that 648 tonnes of plastic waste arising in the municipal and non-hazardous industrial waste streams were recycled in 1995. It is understood that the Environmental Protection Agency will shortly publish an updated national waste database containing equivalent data for 1998.
Dáil Éireann 512 Written Answers Waste Disposal.