Defra’s Water White Paper ‘Water for Life,’ published in late 2011, encouraged voluntary water efficiency labelling to enable customers to choose more efficient products.
As a result, leading retailers and builders’ merchants established an industry working group, facilitated by WRAP, to consider what action they could take to enable this.
The Group agreed two top level goals:
The Group is focussed on those actions which it can directly control or influence and this covers Repair, Maintenance and Improvement and DIY Products.
In July 2013 the Group reached agreement on a collective approach to use water efficiency information on all bathroom fittings - showers, taps, WCs and baths - using The Water Label.
Key meeting outcomes: