Comprehensive Collaboration Leads to Long Awaited ‘Definitive List’ 2016-10-13 10:12:47 First UK Wide Kerbside Recycling Guidelines Published by WRAP WRAP has published guidelines developed in collaboration with industry which include a definitive list of what can and cannot be accepted for recycling at the kerbside. read more ... 74% Turn Lights off But Could Save More Money by Cutting Food Waste 2016-09-06 14:47:05 Modern Life is Rubbish: Food Waste Study Finds Only 3% Feel Stigma Just 3% of people feel there’s a stigma attached to discarding food waste, according to a new report conducted on behalf UK supermarket Sainsbury’s which also identified four key ‘bin-fluences’. read more ... WRAP Report Launched at ADBA Conference 2016-07-07 13:11:34 Five Point Plan to Increase Food Waste Recycling An action plan intended to boost both the quantity and quality of food waste recycling from household and commercial waste collections was launched today at the ADBA Conference in Birmingham, UK. read more ... First Ever Global Standard to Measure Food Loss and Waste 2016-06-06 13:01:38 New International Food Waste Standard Launched in Copenhagen At the Global Green Growth Forum 2016 Summit, taking place in Copenhagen today, a number of international organisations announced that they are to join forces on the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard. read more ... 2.2m tonnes of Plastic Packaging Generated Across UK 2016-03-22 17:41:11 WRAP Report: UK Plastic Waste Arisings 3.7m tonnes in 2014 Annual plastic waste arisings in the UK were estimated to be 3.7 million tonnes in 2014, including some 2.2 million tonnes of packaging, according a report published today by the Waste & Resources Action Programme. read more ... Used Textile Collections Down 4% in 2015 2016-03-08 16:24:51 WRAP Report: Falling Overseas Reuse & Recycling Demand for UK Textile Exports Demand from overseas reuse and recycling market for used textiles from the UK has dropped significantly, according to a new report from the Waste & Resources Action Programme. read more ... WRAP Provides £30,000 for Trial with South Northamptonshire Council 2016-02-18 12:47:59 Food Waste Communications Campaign Test Run in Northamptonshire In the UK South Northamptonshire Council is using £30,000 of funding from the Waste & Resources Action Programme to test advertising campaign material aimed at increasing food waste collections. read more ...
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