London Underground Recycling Rates

Meeting: 
MQT on 2005-02-23
Session date: 
February 23, 2005
Reference: 
2005/0605
Question By: 
Mike Tuffrey
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What proportion of the total waste collected by Metronet and Tube Lines is recycled?

Answer

Answer for London Underground Recycling Rates

Answer for London Underground Recycling Rates

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The LU Environment Report (which is publicly available on the Tube website) shows that 27% of solid waste was recycled in 2003/04. This includes LU, Metronet and Tube Lines. It should be noted that Tube Lines undertakes waste management on behalf of the whole LU Group.