Leading British supermarkets and their customers have effectively halved the number of carrier bags handed out since 2006. Having achieved a cut in bag numbers of 26 per cent by the end of 2008 (compared...

The Local Government Association (LGA) should stop “carping” and start “collaborating” on reducing the amount of supermarket packaging going to landfill, the British Retail Consortium...

A series of industry trials exploring the benefits of reusable packaging could signal a step-change in the retail environment as we know it, according to UK-based WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). Working...

WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) has announced the latest glass savings of over 20,000 tonnes from its pioneering GlassRite Wine project. Based in the UK, the project involves working with...

WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) has recently begun a scoping project with the aim of enabling retailers and brands to use recycled polypropylene plastic in food packaging.Polypropylene is...

Businesses in the grocery supply chain can increase their competitive edge and reap other benefits by showcasing their approaches to sustainable packaging through an international study launched by UK-based...

New figures released by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) have highlighted the steady progress UK’s leading high street and grocery retailers have made in the quest to reduce plastic...

Britain’s leading supermarkets have agreed to a 50 per cent reduction in the number of carrier bags given out by spring next year. The government agreement with the British Retail Consortium (BRC)...

As the global trend towards bulk wine exportation and the use of lighter weight bottles continues to grow, a groundbreaking cross-industry project led by UK government-funded WRAP (Waste & Resources...

Research and development work into boosting the recyclability of plastic milk bottles is to be launched by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme).WRAP is inviting tenders to develop a cost-effective...