About WRAP

A world without waste

We were set up in 2000 to help recycling take off in the UK and to create a market for recycled materials.

As understanding grew that 'waste' is actually 'stuff with value' and that wasting resources made no environmental or commercial sense, governments across the UK increased efforts to tackle these issues.

Over the last decade, we have helped and continue to help governments devise strategies to deal with these issues through our expertise, research and practical advice.

More information is available, however if you don't find what you need, please contact us.

What we do

Highlights the areas we work in and how we focus our efforts.

Our work

We work with businesses, associations, government bodies and consumers.


Individuals recycling at home, resource efficient SMEs and businesses.

Media centre

Helping you keep up to date with the latest news and press releases.

WRAP publications

We publish a wide range of reports, case studies and tools available to you now.


Find out how we are structured