Resources

Webinar
27 July 2022

During the current Cost of Living challenges, WRAP’s Guardians of Grub campaign shows Hospitality and Food Service sector operators how to reduce costs and their impact on the planet by reducing wasted food. This webinar highlights the free resources that businesses can use to tackle food waste, including information posters, how-to guides, and a free calculator to record the changes being made.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Surplus food redistribution
  • Guardians of Grub
Sector:
  • Hospitality and food service
Webinar
23 June 2022

This webinar details WRAP's local authority support offering for the coming year to improve the quality and quantity of recycling.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Communicating with residents
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Webinar
23 June 2022

A webinar to support the launch of the Recycle Now toolkits and customisable assets that are readily available to download from the WRAP website to customise for local use in England and Northern Ireland.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Communicating with residents
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Webinar
17 March 2022

In this webinar the Recycle Now and Clear on Plastics teams will get you up to speed on everything you need to know about WRAP’s first citizen campaign encouraging citizens to recycle plastic bags and wrapping at supermarkets.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Eliminating problem plastics
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Film and flexible packaging
  • Collections & recycling
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Webinar
20 January 2022

It’s an exciting time to be part of the Courtauld Commitment 2030. With COP26 fresh in the memory, climate change a daily item in the news agenda, and with a growing number of other challenges to food security and supply, the work we are doing together to fix the food system has never been more vital, or more urgent. The new and ambitious Courtauld 2030 targets are firing up our signatories as never before to take collaborative action and Target, Measure and Act on the sustainability issues that matter most to the food and drink sector, and that will have the greatest impact to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.

This event took place 9-10 February 2022. Recordings from the conference sessions are available below.
Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Courtauld Commitment
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
Webinar
10 December 2021

A webinar discussing how to maximise the effectiveness of your website and your social media channels in order to engage with residents on waste and recycling issues - crucial in these times of ever restrictive communications budgets and a higher than ever reliance on the public to source information from digital channels.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Communicating with residents
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Webinar
2 December 2021

In this webinar you will hear about the latest national campaign from WRAP's citizen behaviour team, set to go live in March 2022, encouraging citizens to recycle plastic bags and wrapping at supermarket front of store locations, following the rollout of collections by retailers.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Eliminating problem plastics
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Film and flexible packaging
  • Collections & recycling
  • Communicating with residents
  • Contamination prevention
  • Kerbside collection
  • Re-use and recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Webinar
14 October 2021

This event took place on Wednesday 6 October 2021, with full details and session recordings available below.

Co-hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), World Resources Institute (WRI) and WRAP this online event explored and debated what needs to be done and how, following the United Nations Food Systems Summit (Sept 2021) and ahead of COP26 in Glasgow. A new report on how to deliver a Net Zero food system for one large economy - the UK, was published on the day of conference: UK Food System GHG Emissions.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • Courtauld Commitment
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Whole chain resource efficiency
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • Trade associations
  • National government and departments
  • Non-governmental organisations
Webinar
4 October 2021

WRAP asked Local Authority Officers about training and resource requirements to meet the many challenges proposed in the Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy. This webinar covers what Officers told us in the survey and provides an insight into WRAP’s Local Authority Support team’s project plans for the forthcoming year and the wealth of support that LAs can tap into.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Collections and sorting
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Webinar
10 September 2021

Co-hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), P4G Partnerships and WRAP, this online event built on UNEP’s Food Waste Index Report 2021 to demonstrate that food waste is a global issue.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Reducing and preventing food waste
  • Measuring and reporting food waste
  • UN SDG 12.3
Sector:
  • Farmers and growers
  • Hospitality and food service
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers and brands
  • National government and departments
  • Non-governmental organisations
Webinar
2 September 2021

A webinar to support the launch of the Recycle Week 2021 toolkit including a tour of the digital assets and an overview of how local authorities can get involved in the week.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Communicating with residents
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
  • Dry materials
  • Organics
Sector:
  • Retailers and brands
  • Local Authorities
Webinar
20 July 2021

WRAP supported a pilot study with the Re3 partnership, Bracknell Forest Council and Reading Borough Council to act on contamination. This webinar shares the project’s achievements, challenges and results.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
  • Service design
  • Contamination prevention
  • Collections and sorting
  • Kerbside collection
Sector:
  • Local Authorities