As I write this it’s exactly 6 weeks, or halfway, into the Resources and Waste Strategy consultations period, and we have just completed the five LARAC workshops. The workshops were a two way process in order to gain members’ views as well as provide more information to help you respond.
It’s a busy time for WRAP at the moment. We are talking to authorities about how we might support them during the current year, developing our plans for Recycle Week in September, and launching citizen campaigns for Love Food, Hate Waste.
The Nappy (Environmental Standards) Bill was launched on 27 March by SNP MP for Glasgow East, David Linden. It sets out plans to establish an industry and government-led campaign to encourage parents to take up reusable cloth nappies.
A new tool, called the Resources & Waste Policy Impact Calculator, has been launched today (Friday 22 March) to help local authorities in England understand and quantify the impact of emerging waste policy upon recycling and waste management services.
The Resources & Waste Policy Impact Calculator was developed by Anthesis Group and SUEZ, together with support from LARAC, Project Integra and the Kent Resource Partnership.
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance aimed at considering how to maintain coherent and effective environmental governance once the UK leaves the EU.