Resources

Case study
14 March 2017

Five case studies highlighting waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection trials. These tested options to increase the collection of WEEE for re-use and gain maximum value from it.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Re-use
  • Electricals
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental organisations
Case study
15 June 2016

This guide provides a step by step approach to developing a re-use baseline and using it to monitor and evaluate progress.  

Initiatives:
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental organisations
Case study
15 June 2016

This guide will help you to identify what can be achieved, engage with stakeholders, set up frames of reference and an action plan. It includes examples and case studies of re-use from across the UK and a handy 'lessons' learnt' section.

Initiatives:
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental organisations
Case study
19 October 2015

Working with the Welsh Government, WRAP Cymru is working to maximise the redistribution of surplus food during production and in the supply chain.

One of the key areas where surplus food can be redistributed to local organisations is from the back of retail stores. WRAP Cymru has partnered with a Sainsbury’s in Cardiff to undertake a back-of-store pilot project working with two local charities that can make use of the food surplus.

Initiatives:
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Non-governmental organisations
Case study
3 March 2015

The production, use and disposal of clothes has a significant environmental impact. After transport, utilities, construction, and food, the clothing industry represents the fifth-biggest environmental footprint of any UK business sector. 

Initiatives:
  • Textiles
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Re-use & recycling
  • Textiles 2030
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
  • Non-governmental organisations
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