Resources

Guide
1 January 2020

There are many considerations when deciding on pack design, label layout and content. 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Food date labelling
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
Guide
17 December 2019

Join Marketing Executive, Harriet Rockliff-Nally, in a simple walk-through of how to edit and adapt WRAP communications materials, using Adobe InDesign.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Communicating with residents
  • Kerbside collection
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
9 December 2019

This webinar will help collection crews understand the problems caused by contamination in dry recycling. We will run-through our practical and interactive training sessions, which you can adapt to your own collection system and procedures on dealing with contaminated containers.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
4 November 2019

The purpose of this guidance is to explain and demonstrate which changes to products, packs, labels and the retail environment are most effective and impactful in helping consumers reduce fruit and vegetable waste, and how they can be applied.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Food date labelling
  • Fresh produce sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
Guide
1 November 2019

The purpose of this guidance is to ensure that bread and bakery goods are properly labelled and stored and used correctly in the home.

Initiatives:
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Food date labelling
  • Bakery sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
Guide
4 September 2019

This guidance is a significant move in the fight against food waste. It will help ensure shoppers are given consistent, clear advice around how to manage and store food at home.

This document provides guidance on how to apply and use food date labels1 and how UK law applies throughout the ‘life cycle’ of a food product (that is from initial product design and development right through to sale or redistribution).

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Food date labelling
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
Guide
1 September 2019

This document summarises steps for any business to become a good water steward and reduce exposure to water risks. It includes a list of actions and links to further sources of guidance and support tools. It also shows a map of the Courtauld 2025 collective action project locations.

Initiatives:
  • Water stewardship
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Guide
21 July 2019

This is a list of food surplus and food wastepercentage rates across a range of agricultural sectors. The aim is tohelp farmers understand average, high and low performance in their sectors. The data is taken from the WRAP report Food waste in primary production in the UK.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Fresh produce sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
Guide
15 July 2019

In this webinar from July 2019, we share our learnings from the last 12 years on separate household food waste collections, to help local authorities to introduce collections for the first time.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Organics
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
20 June 2019

A webinar detailing learnings from WRAP and Resource London’s projects to help tackle contamination in your Local Authority.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
30 March 2019

This guide explores the challenges and opportunities in accepting commercial and industrial (C&I) waste at HWRCs (Household Waste and Recycling Centres) and Waste Transfer Stations (WTS).

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • HWRCs & bring sites
  • Commercial waste
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
10 March 2019

This webinar was designed to help local authorities effectively plan and develop communications that support service changes, whether it’s the introduction of a new waste service or changes to existing recycling schemes.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Communicating with residents
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Local Authorities