123135 - Northern Ireland Office: Beverage Containers (Answered)

Catherine West
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what estimate has been made of the number of single use disposable cups that are (a) used each year and (b) sent for recycling by her Department.

Mr Shailesh Vara

The Northern Ireland Office has, in 2015 purchased 1500 disposable cups, in 2016 purchased 1000 and in 2017 purchased 5000. All waste from within the department is separated and sent for recycling.