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China's restrictions on foreign waste imports explored

30 January 2018

The Environmental Audit Committee examines the scale and impact of the ban, including its potential to result in more landfill and incineration. The session will also explore what the Government could do to ensure waste is managed sustainably.

Witnesses

Tuesday 30 January, Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 10.15am

  • Ray Georgeson, Chief Executive, The Resource Association
  • Craig Curtis, Director, The Recycling Association
  • Pat Jennings, Head of Policy, Chartered Institute of Wastes Management
  • Lee Marshall, Chief Executive, Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee
  • Jacob Hayler, Executive Director, Environmental Services Association.

Witnesses represent organisations who will be directly affected by the ban, including companies and local authorities responsible for collecting, sorting and exporting recyclable material.

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