Resources

Tool
29 June 2021

Redistributing surplus food from farms can help those who do not have enough to feed themselves, reduce food waste and ensure that the hard effort of farmers and growers does not go to waste.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Organics
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
Tool
12 October 2020

Are you a local authority that separately collects household food waste weekly? Or an AD operator working with an authority that does so?

WRAP trials have proven that low cost intervention measures, such as using bin stickers and caddy liners, can increase the amount of household food waste collected for recycling.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Kerbside collection
  • Organics
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Tool
25 January 2017

This online tool provides guidance to dairies who supply fresh milk in HDPE milk bottles to the UK retailers, in order to help them to maximise the recyclability of the milk bottles they put onto the UK market.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Collections & recycling
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Tool
25 January 2017

This online tool provides guidance to dairies who supply fresh milk in HDPE milk bottles to the UK retailers, in order to help them to maximise the recyclability of the milk bottles they put onto the UK market.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Collections & recycling
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
Tool
16 January 2017

A methodology and associated tool for quantifying the potential impact of re-use, including greenhouse gas emissions, job opportunities or financial impacts. 

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Collections and sorting
  • Re-use
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Tool
12 December 2016

The calculator allows those creating and selling compost to see the financial values of key nutrients in compost and digestate when compared to inorganic fertilisers. The values are based on current market prices for fertilisers and the typical readily available nutrient content of composts and digestates.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
Tool
7 December 2016

This project provides wood reprocessors with the tools needed to enable them to easily identify contaminated wood.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Dry materials
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Tool
5 December 2016

The Materials Facility (MRF) Reporting Portal is an online tool which allows users to interrogate the data around material quality supplied by MRFs. This comes under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (Schedule 9A - the ‘MF Regs’).

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Collections and sorting
  • Material Recovery Facilities
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
Tool
22 November 2016

The WRAP commercial and household waste/recycling ‘apportionment tool’ assists local authorities to calculate the proportion of waste and recycling when it is co-collected on the same vehicle.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Commercial waste
Sector:
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities
Tool
19 April 2012

This tool enables you to estimate the environmental and economic impacts of re-using selected products in the UK.

Initiatives:
  • Textiles
  • Re-use & recycling
  • Collections & recycling
  • Re-use
  • Electricals
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Textiles sourcers, producers and designers
  • Waste management and reprocessors
  • Local Authorities