Resources

Guide
23 March 2021

Getting Started

The demonstrations below show you how to get the information you need from the Plastics Map. 

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Circular Economy Fund
  • Recycled content in manufacturing
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Organisations extending the life-time of products
Guide
23 March 2021

Funded by the Welsh Government, the Circular Economy Plastics Mapping Tool has been developed by WRAP Cymru with support from Resilience Sustainable Solutions and Green Edge Applications Limited. 

The Plastics Map is intended to help support greater collaboration between the many businesses that make up Wales’ plastics sector.  It provides businesses with the opportunity to further enhance their understanding of the plastics industry with the overarching aim of creating a plastics circular economy within Wales.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Circular Economy Fund
  • Recycled content in manufacturing
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Organisations extending the life-time of products
Case study
23 March 2021

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) intends to procure £9 million worth of young trees to plant in Wales. They are keen to take a sustainable approach and to help deliver upon public policy goals. These include those of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act, Prosperity for All: A Low Carbon Wales and the ambitions set out in Beyond Recycling: A strategy to make the circular economy in Wales a reality.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • National government and departments
  • Public sector
Guide
17 February 2021

This guidance document supports the Welsh Government’s ambition to deliver a circular economy for Wales.

Welsh Government has set an ambitious decarbonisation target – to reduce emissions by at least 45% by 2030. To achieve this, a target has also been set for the Welsh public sector to become carbon neutral by 2030. This document has been designed to help public sector organisations embed sustainability into their procurement processes and make low carbon material choices.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector
Guide
20 January 2021

As part of our candidate application and recruitment process WRAP collects, processes and stores personal information about you. WRAP is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • The UK Plastics Pact
  • Food and drink
  • Collections & recycling
  • Circular Economy Fund
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
  • Recycled content in manufacturing
Tool
14 January 2021

WRAP Cymru has developed this user-friendly Circular Economy Plastics Mapping Tool for Wales – a useful resource for Welsh plastics manufacturers and reprocessors.

It provides an interactive, visual representation of the extent of Wales’ plastics sector, plotting business locations and helping to identify where there are clusters.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Circular Economy Fund
  • Recycled content in manufacturing
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Organisations extending the life-time of products
Guide
16 October 2020

It is essential that you read this document carefully as it will help you to make a successful grant application.

Initiatives:
  • Circular Economy Fund
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Organisations extending the life-time of products
Guide
1 September 2020

This document is aimed at procurement teams, senior management, procurement services, facilities and operational management, elected members and waste teams within national and local government, health, education, emergency services and other public sector bodies. It provides basic information that public bodies in Wales can draw upon and use to tackle the environmental impact of plastic.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector
Tool
29 July 2020

Welsh Government and WRAP Cymru realise that many organisations are facing significant challenges resulting from COVID-19. In response, we have implemented changes to the £6.5million Circular Economy Fund, which are designed to support even more organisations and more quickly.

Initiatives:
  • Circular Economy Fund
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Organisations extending the life-time of products
Case study
17 July 2020

Please note that WRAP Cymru is no longer offering valorisation support; however, our case studies, reports and tools remain available for use.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Valorisation
Report
17 July 2020

Please note that WRAP Cymru is no longer offering valorisation support; however, our case studies, reports and tools remain available for use.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Valorisation
Tool
17 July 2020

Please note that WRAP Cymru is no longer offering valorisation support; however, our case studies, reports and tools remain available for use.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Valorisation
Sector:
  • Manufacturers