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Environmental Audit Committee
Following the publication of the NAO’s report on Packaging Recycling Obligations, which found significant gaps in the Government’s oversight and enforcement of the system, the Environmental Audit Committee is holding a one-off session with key stakeholders, the Minister and the regulators of the system.
The session will explore what the Packaging Recycling Obligations have achieved, their position in the wider recycling policy landscape and how they could be reformed in light of the NAO’s findings. Witnesses include the representatives from the Government’s Advisory Committee on Packaging, the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee, a large waste management company and the UK’s largest packaging recycling compliance scheme.
Evidence given by Lee Marshall, Chief Executive, LARAC, Ruth Beckley, Director of Compliance, Valpak, Phil Conran, Chair, Advisory Committee on Packaging, Richard Kirkman, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, VeoliaDr Therese Coffey, Minister for the Environment, DEFRA, Chris Preston, Head of Resources and Waste, DEFRA, Marie Fallon, Director of Regulated Industry, Environment Agency
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Environmental Audit Committee examines the National Audit Office’s report on packaging recycling obligations