Resources

Guide
30 May 2019

Listed in this document are the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for the WRAP Cymru Circular Economy Fund – Small Scale Grant Programme.  If you have any questions specific to the fund that are not answered in this document or answered in the Small Scale Guidance Document, you can email us at CEFWales@wrap.org.uk

Initiatives:
  • Circular Economy Fund
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
  • Organisations extending the life-time of products
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
Report
16 July 2018

Preparation for re-use is the act of taking waste, preparing it for re-use and putting it back into the economy. This Roadmap, with a supporting technical report, sets out the potential actions and interventions required to support increasing the amount of preparation for re-use that takes place in Wales within the local authority collected municipal waste stream.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Case study
14 June 2018

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

Initiatives:
  • Recycled content in manufacturing
Sector:
  • Manufacturers
Report
7 June 2018

Waste Composition

In order to develop a solution to the issues created by waste, it is important to know what the waste is made up of.  To address this, WRAP Cymru has commissioned analyses into the composition of municipal waste and litter.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
Guide
5 June 2018

Wales has achieved great success in recycling and has come a long way in improving the recycling of plastics from households, achieving a 75% recycling rate for plastic bottles. It was also the first nation in the UK to introduce a single use carrier bag charge. However, there’s still work to do.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
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
Report
19 June 2017

The Climate Change Impacts of Recycling Services in Wales (2016)

The Climate Change Impacts of Recycling Services in Wales report was published by WRAP Cymru on behalf of the Welsh Government, based on work undertaken by Eunomia between December 2015 and August 2016.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities
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
Report
1 November 2016

The cost impact of implementing harmonised dry recycling collections in Welsh Authorities.

Initiatives:
  • Collections & recycling
Sector:
  • Local Authorities