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26 May 2009

764  MR ROBERT: To ask the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts—

(1)  Where in Australia can (a) Low Density Polyethylene Plastics Identification Code (PIC) 4, (b) Polypropylene PIC 5, and (c) Polystyrene PIC 6, be recycled.

(2) Where in Australia can (a) Polyethylene Teraphthalate PIC 1, (b) High Density Polyethylene PIC 2, and (c) Polyvinyl Chloride or Vinyl PIC 3, be recycled.

(3) If PICs 4, 5 and 6 cannot be recycled, when will they be phased out.