The view from WRAP

  • Let’s celebrate the AD success story

    By: Dr Liz Goodwin, CEO, WRAP Posted: 24 May 2012Comments: 1
    Yesterday’s story in the Daily Mail ‘Slop-buckets farce’ (23 May) gives a misleading view of the rapidly growing role which food waste and anaerobic digestion (AD) are playing in delivering economic and environmental benefits to the UK. The fact is that in the UK we still produce 15 million tonnes of food waste every year. In the past this was sent to landfill where it rotted in the ground...
  • Enterprise, vision and financial support – a recipe for success

    By: Dr Liz Goodwin, CEO, WRAP Posted: 16 May 2012
    There’s been some great coverage over the past few days of the opening of new rigid plastics recycling plant in Lincolnshire. ECO Plastics badges itself as Europe’s leading ethical plastic bottle recycler and its newly-opened  plant, an extension of an existing facility - will more than double the capacity for food grade plastics recycling in the UK. I’m more than a little proud to note...
  • And the winner is...

    By: Dr Liz Goodwin, CEO, WRAP Posted: 3 May 2012
    It was great to hear news of the letsrecycle.com annual awards this week.  Representatives from business, local authorities and other organisations all converged on a central London hotel to discover who the judging panel viewed as leading the way in no less than 10 different  waste and recycling related categories. It was clear from the calibre of the finalists – ranging from an...