Consultation outcome

Waste prevention programme for England

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Summary of responses and government response

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Detail of outcome

We received 210 responses to the public consultation for the Waste Prevention Programme for England from a range of individuals and organisations with an interest in waste prevention. These included responses from:

  • public sector (including local authorities)
  • NGOs
  • members of the public
  • businesses
  • service sector
  • retail sector
  • trade associations
  • advisory bodies
  • charities

The views expressed in this consultation were taken into account in the development of the Waste Prevention Programme for England.

Original consultation


Seeking views on how government, individuals and organisations can help to reduce waste.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on the proposed roles and responsibilities that government, individuals and organisations will have in helping to reduce waste.

Your views will help us finalise the first waste prevention programme for England. We plan to publish this by December 2013. The programme is required by the revised Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC). It will also take forward a commitment made in the government review of waste policy in England 2011.

The devolved administrations are developing their own waste prevention programmes which will be published separately.

Published 6 August 2013
Last updated 5 March 2014 + show all updates
  1. Small text changes made.
  2. Added summary of response and government response document.
  3. First published.