Helping local authorities deliver quality waste collection and recycling services
We work on a one-to-one basis with many individual local authorities or groups of authorities, providing free and impartial guidance and support on topics such as:
Performance data and benchmarking
Options modelling and appraising future collection options
Procurement of collection services
Service design, implementation and evaluation
Communications to support service change or improve quality or capture
Explore our key areas of work with local authorities
By improving the quality of the recycling that your authority collects, you can reap the financial benefits of reduced collection and reprocessing costs, and increased revenue through the sale of higher quality materials.
Recycling in urban areas
Increasing recycling in urban areas, particularly from flats, is difficult and challenging. We can help.
For almost two decades WRAP has worked alongside local authorities, waste management companies, recycling organisations and reprocessors to develop a number of resources to support the implementation, and improve the effectiveness of, kerbside collections and drop off points like HWRCs.
The guidance we have published on commercial waste will help you to optimise your trade waste service, and navigate the sometimes complex legislation relating to this area.
Effective communications are essential in encouraging communities, employees and residents to recycle more things, more often.
Register for WRAP webinars supporting local authorities
We run regualr webinars for local authorities covering a range of topics including tackling contamination, the benefits of introducing a food waste collection and communicating service changes.
Best practice guidance and market insights
Dry materials collection and reprocessing
Guidance on the collection, sorting and reprocessing techniques for particular materials.
Organics collection and reprocessing
Information about the value of producing energy and compost from organic wastes.
Recovered materials markets
Market information on material values, market trends and gate fees for waste treatment and disposal.
Consistency in collections
Bringing together local authorities, the waste management industry and retailers to increase the quantity and quality of material collected for recycling.
Get in touch
If your authority would benefit from accessing our one-to-one support, or would simply like to discuss the kind of support we can offer, please contact us at LA.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We have a team of experts who would be very happy to help.