Resources

Case study
18 August 2020

WRAP works with local authorities across England, supporting them to deliver interventions that have been proven to increase the yield of food waste collected for recycling from separate weekly collections.

WRAP has been working with authorities on food waste collections since 2013, and we’ve found that the most successful way of increasing and sustaining the performance of food waste collection services is to introduce a package of interventions. These include use of a “no food waste” residual bin sticker, a free supply of caddy liners, and an information leaflet for residents. 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Case study
12 August 2020

In 2020 WRAP carried out an options appraisal on behalf of a medium sized Waste Collection Authority in the midlands to compare the cost and performance of a range of collection scenarios in preparation for necessary changes to its household waste collection service.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Consistency in collections
  • Service design
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Case study
19 September 2019

Many Convenience, Chilled and Frozen foods businesses have signed up to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and are taking targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
19 September 2019

Many Dairy businesses have signed up to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and are taking targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations.

 

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Dairy sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
Case study
17 September 2019

All large grocery retailers have committed to the Roadmap and implemented Target, Measure, Act. These businesses have a collective turnover of more than £160bn, representing almost 80% of the grocery retail and wholesale sector.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
Case study
17 September 2019

Many Fresh produce businesses have signed up to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and are taking targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 September 2019

Many Ambient Foods businesses have signed up to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and are taking targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Ambient foods sector
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 September 2019

Many Meat, Poultry and Fish businesses have signed up to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and are taking targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 September 2019

Business case studies from producers and manufacturers implementing 'Target, Measure, Act' in the food and drink supply chain.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
  • Convenience, chilled foods and frozen
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 September 2019

Many Bakery, Cake and Cereal businesses have signed up to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, and are taking targeted action to reduce waste in their own operations.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Bakery sector
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
17 September 2019

Supporting organisations are critical to the success of the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, through the work done to recruit food businesses in the first instance and then to help these businesses to implement Target, Measure, Act.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
Case study
17 September 2019
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
  • Guardians of Grub
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service