plastics pact

Businesses back WRAP’s plastics pact

Businesses back WRAP’s plastics pact More than 40 businesses have signed up to WRAP’s UK Plastics Pact, which seeks to cut drastically the amount of plastic waste in the environment. Its targets to 2025 are: Eliminate problematic or unnecessary single-use … Read More


WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE

WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE Consumer appetite for circular business models, such as take back schemes, is growing, presenting the resources sector with new opportunities to work in partnership with electrical brands and retailers, according to new research … Read More

WRAP Sets Food Waste as its Number One Priority

WRAP has set food waste as its main priority for future policy and is preparing a more wide-reaching development of the current Courtauld commitments. Chief executive Liz Goodwin, set out her organisation’s strategy at a seminar on UK food waste … Read More

The UK’s Hospitality and Food Service Sector Bill Tops £2.5bn

WRAP identifies astounding £2.5 billion food waste bill in the UK’s hospitality and food waste service sector An astounding £2.5 billion food waste bill in the UK’s hospitality and food service sector has been identified by WRAP, the organisation that … Read More

Food Waste Decreases by 1.1 Million Tonnes

According to the findings of a WRAP report, in the five years to 2012, food waste volumes available to the waste management industry have fallen by 1.1 million tonne. According to WRAP – the Waste & Resources Action Programme – … Read More

The On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund

The on Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund has been developed to help farmers in England get financial support to build small scale AD plants on their farms. According to WRAPs understanding, the main barriers which are preventing anaerobic digestion (AD) on … Read More

First Guidance on Energy-From-Waste Published by WRAP

WRAP’s priority is to prevent waste arising and to re-use and recycle resources, but an element of unavoidable residual waste will always exist. Creating energy from this residual waste, which would otherwise go to landfill, may be an alternative option. … Read More

Recycling Minister Announces Enhanced WRAP Waste Prevention Loan Fund (WPLF)

On the 12th of June Lord Taylor, recycling minister, announced a £1.5 million WRAP Waste Prevention Loan fund designed to support waste prevention and ‘re-use and repair’ projects. The Waste Prevention loans (available from WRAP) range between £100,000 and £1million … Read More

Waste Management – Waste Hierarchy Resources

Click on the links below to download these Waste Hierarchy Resources WRAP Waste Hierarchy Resource Environment Agency Quick Guide Defra Waste Hierarchy Guidance GPT Waste offer a full Waste Review Service free of charge. Find out how they can help … Read More