This consultation ended 6 January 2017.

Consultation period:
29 November 2016 to 6 January 2017
Last updated:

Summary of outcome

summary of responses is now available (external link)

A copy of the regulations is now available (external link)

Original consultation

We want your views on options for new material-specific recycling targets for paper, steel, aluminium and wood and new overall recovery and recycling targets for 2018-20.

Consultation description

We are consulting on business recycling targets for 2018-20.

The options are:

  • let the current legislation expire and have no business targets.
  • extend the 2017 targets until 2020.
  • set targets to achieve the Circular Economy Package recycling targets for 2025.
  • optimise targets based on cost-benefit analysis for each material.