Resources

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:
  • Manufacturers
Tool
10 May 2016

This guide is aimed at food and drink producers, manufacturers and retailers, logistics providers and wholesalers who are already sending food surpluses to animal feed or those who wish to investigate the possibilities for their company. It will help you identify suitable surplus food, understand the current legislation, and implement robust processes and procedures.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
Tool
12 April 2016

The chart below shows UK exports of plastic packaging and non-packaging plastic from 2008 to 2015.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Global Plastics Pacts
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Tool
2 October 2015

Getting employees engaged in a company’s quest to improve resource efficiency has proved to be a surefire winner. With many companies having run successful campaigns relating to energy and water, WRAP has produced the ‘Your Workplace Without Waste’ programme to help you tackle food and packaging waste in your business.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Meat, poultry and fish
  • Fresh produce sector
  • Dairy sector
  • Bakery sector
  • Ambient foods sector
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Packaging producers
Tool
27 November 2014

WRAP worked with nine small and medium size (SME) businesses in the Swansea and the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to identify ways of saving money by improving their environmental performance. The work highlighted how, by working together, small businesses can deliver substantial savings.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Courtauld 2025
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Packaging producers
Tool
21 October 2014

Food waste is a constant challenge for commercial kitchens, which creativity in the kitchen can really help to tackle. Watch our chef masterclasses to get practical tips and ideas on how to get the most from ingredients, waste less and save money.  

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
Tool
20 August 2014

This tool highlights the potential scale of opportunities for resource efficiency in fresh produce supply chains.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Courtauld 2025
  • Fresh produce sector
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Tool
17 June 2013

This aim and objectives section looks in detail at defining your communications aim and setting your overall objectives.  

Initiatives:
  • Consumer behaviour
Sector:
  • 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