2.2m tonnes of Plastic Packaging Generated Across UK 22.03.2016 17:41 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 08.03.2016 16:24 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 18.02.2016 12:47 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 … Food Waste Collections Also Under the Spotlight 12.02.2016 11:53 WRAP led Project to Examine Recycling Collections in England Moves to Phase II The UK’s Waste & Resources Action Programme has begun the second phase of its cross industry project to examine ways to bring greater consistency to household waste and recycling collections in England. read more … Aims to Improve Quality & Quantity of Recyclate 12.11.2015 12:23 WRAP Led Group to Improve Consistency for Recycling Collections in England WRAP has brought local authorities, waste management contractors, recyclers, producers and retailers together to discuss the possible options for creating greater consistency in household recycling in England and to develop recommendations to present to Defra later this month. read more … UK’s Food System at Risk if Farm to Fork Waste Not Addressed 05.11.2015 15:28 WRAP Report: Cutting Food Waste Key to Security of Supply A new report from the UK’s Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has outlined risks to the country’s food system over the next ten years if a “business unusual” approach to the way we manufacture, sell and consume food is not embraced including the reduction of farm-to-fork food waste. read more …
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