Resources

Case study
12 July 2021

Using recycled plastic, cutting costs, and boosting revenue – JC Moulding case study.

Initiatives:
  • Circular Economy Fund
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
29 June 2021

In 2018, Hywel Dda University Health Board began exploring ways to save money and resources, with an emphasis on recognising when equipment could be re-used rather than replaced.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector
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
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
Case study
18 June 2020

Summary

Environmental impacts are increasingly important in procuring school milk services and must be considered alongside the contract cost and other procurement criteria.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector
Case study
23 August 2019

The research summarised in this case study was borne from the desire by several schools in Pembrokeshire to move from plastic to alternative materials for the dispensing of milk to primary school children on a daily basis.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector
Case study
10 September 2018

In partnership with WRAP Cymru, the NPS embarked on a process to manage the sustainability impacts associated with a new food services framework, and demonstrate their commitment to the delivery of Well-being goals.

Initiatives:
  • Food and drink
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector
Case study
14 June 2018

Mainetti’s closed loop system delivers both environmental and commercial advantages.

Initiatives:
  • Recycled content in manufacturing
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
15 March 2018

Prior to WRAP Cymru’s involvement, EcoKeg was wholly reliant on a single source of recycled HDPE.  In order to mitigate this risk, WRAP Cymru explored other feedstock sources, identifying and engaging with alternative suppliers.

Initiatives:
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Recycled content in manufacturing
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Case study
5 March 2018

During 2017, the City and County of Swansea Council embarked upon an agile working programme, which will eventually move 1,400 employees based in the Swansea Civic Centre from traditional individual offices and desk allocation to a flexible working environment.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
  • Public sector
Case study
16 October 2017

The Welsh Government administers legislative requirements for environmental protection across Wales, so when it was offered advice from WRAP to assess and improve on its own systems, it was keen to take advantage of the support.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector
Case study
30 March 2017

Summary

During 2016 Public Health Wales (PHW) relocated from several smaller satellite offices across Wales to one new large open plan office in Cardiff Bay (51,000sft over 4 floors) incorporating the transfer of around 500 staff. PHW wanted to create a unique workplace environment designed to encourage a collaborative, social and learning focused workspace which embedded sustainability as a core principle.

Initiatives:
  • Public Sector Procurement Support
Sector:
  • Public sector