Resources

Case study
28 November 2018

This report reviews the available evidence of the effects of plastic packaging in helping to reduce the amount of fresh produce thrown away in the home to inform discussions on providing uncut fresh fruit and vegetables loose/plastic-free in store.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Eliminating problem plastics
  • The UK Plastics Pact
Sector:
  • Retailers and brands
Case study
13 December 2016

This case study looks at two projects that adopted a best practice approach to Materials Management Planning, in accordance with CL:AIRE’s recently published “Definition of Waste: Development Industry Code of Practice”. 

Initiatives:
  • Waste management and end markets
  • Surplus food redistribution
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
Case study
6 December 2016

A case study detailing the success Reading’s Material Recycling Facility (MRF) is having with its automatically sorted plastics. 

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Collections & recycling
  • Collections and sorting
  • Material Recovery Facilities
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
29 November 2016

A suite of communications materials aimed at increasing re-use of textiles and bulky waste is now available following pilots with six local authority and third sector partnerships.

Initiatives:
  • Reuse and refill
  • Fibre & fabric selection
  • Re-use & recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Case study
22 November 2016

This case study describes how the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) has successfully introduced the collection of PTTs at the kerbside, as part of a strategic review of its recycling and waste services.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Collections & recycling
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Case study
3 February 2015

Collaboration and flexibility forge re-use success. Local authorities in Oxfordshire have partnered with a local charity  to deliver a combined bulky waste collection service.

Initiatives:
  • Waste management and end markets
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental organisations
Case study
3 February 2015

Transforming re-use through partnerships.

How two related partnerships have increased bulky waste re-use in Buckinghamshire.

Initiatives:
  • Reuse and refill
  • Recycling in urban areas
  • Consumer behaviour
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental organisations