Resources

Guide
5 June 2018

Wales has achieved great success in recycling and has come a long way in improving the recycling of plastics from households, achieving a 75% recycling rate for plastic bottles. It was also the first nation in the UK to introduce a single use carrier bag charge. However, there’s still work to do.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
Sector:
  • National government and departments
Guide
1 April 2018

This guidance helps reduce consumer food waste, with a focus on cheese. It covers advice and insights on changes to products, packs, labels and retail.

Initiatives:
  • Consumer behaviour
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
Guide
1 April 2018

This guidance helps reduce consumer food waste, with a focus on fresh pork, beef and lamb. It covers advice and insights on changes to products, packs, labels and retail.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
Guide
1 April 2018

This guidance helps reduce consumer food waste, with a focus on milk. It covers advice and insights on changes to products, packs, labels and retail.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Dairy sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
Guide
1 April 2018

This guidance helps reduce consumer food waste, with a focus on yoghurt. It covers advice and insights on changes to products, packs, labels and retail.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Dairy sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
Guide
27 February 2018

This guide focuses on treatment of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) at Approved Authorised Treatment Facilities (AATFs)/Authorised Treatment Facilities (ATFs) and re-use organisations. It is structured to allow users to focus on specific areas of interest or to read as whole chapters.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Re-use
  • Electricals
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
Guide
22 February 2018

The focus of this guide is on the collection of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) from households through designated collection facilities (DCFs). It brings together existing information and explains the roles of different parties, particularly operators of approved DCFs, approved Producer Compliance Schemes (PCSs) and Local Authorities (LAs).

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Communicating with residents
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Material Recovery Facilities
  • Re-use
  • Electricals
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental organisations
Case study, Guide
26 January 2018

It’s simple – reducing the amount of food your manufacturing business throws away makes sense. Food waste takes many forms, yet it all has a value.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
Guide
15 January 2018

WRAP's research shows that food waste in the UK hospitality and food service sector is costing businesses £2.5bn each year. Making improvements to how food waste data is collected and measured can make tangible savings to the bottom line.

New guidance, produced under the Courtauld Commitment 2025, can help businesses improve the measurement, management and reporting of food waste.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
Guide
28 November 2017

Use these checklists to help with food labelling choices. The images and on-pack wording can help reduce food waste for all products.

Initiatives:
  • Consumer behaviour
Guide
18 November 2017

This information sheet provides additional background on the labelling guidance published by WRAP, and written in conjunction with the Food Standards Agency (FSA; in conjunction with FSA in Wales, FSA Northern Ireland and Food Standards Scotland) and Defra Labelling. It also describes the process by which input was gathered from those to whom the guidance is aimed at (food producers and retailers, hospitality and food services businesses, charitable and commercial redistribution organisations and those involved in the enforcement of labelling-related regulations), and contains a list of frequently asked questions and answers.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands