Resources

Guide
17 March 2020
  • Practical guides developed with industry.
  • Help plan and undertake field measurements.
  • Field Record Sheet & Reporting Template to help record measurements.
  • Enable growers to identify opportunities to reduce waste and increase marketed yield.
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Trade associations
Guide
26 February 2020

Following on from our previous webinar with Resource London, in this second session, Gemma Scott, Local Authority Support Manager (Flats) from Resource London and Julia Bragg, Recycling & Collections Adviser from WRAP, introduce practical guidance and a new tool kit to local authorities and housing associations. The tool kit is especially designed to address barriers to recycling in flats.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Recycling in urban areas
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
26 February 2020

Gemma Scott, Local Authority Support Manager (Flats) from Resource London and Julia Bragg, WRAP, will introduce key learnings from in-depth research into how people manage their waste in flats. This webinar will explore how these learnings can be used in other Local Authorities, and will share information on the barriers and opportunities that shaped the intervention phase of the flats project.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Collections and sorting
  • Recycling in urban areas
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
11 February 2020

With the principle of ‘consistency in household recycling’ underpinning many of the proposals in the Government’s Resources & Waste Strategy, this webinar will share some of the key findings from WRAP’s ‘consistency’ support, highlighting how different collection scenarios performed in our studies and, for two-tier authorities, how the costs and benefits might be shared.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Consistency in collections
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
6 February 2020

New guidance addresses the confusion over compostable plastic packaging giving retailers and manufacturers the tools to make the right decisions when considering using compostable plastic. 

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Eliminating problem plastics
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Plastic packaging design
  • Global Plastics Pacts
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
  • Packaging producers
  • Trade associations
  • National government and departments
Guide
1 January 2020

This document is intended to answer the most frequently asked questions that relate to the key elements of the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap and support its implementation. These are based on feedback gathered during the consultation process with the UK food and drink industry during 2018.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Waste management and reprocessors
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