News and Blogs

The Proof is in the ‘non-wasted’ pudding

11 Apr 2019 |
Stephen Bates, Behaviour Change Expert at Envirocomms

Using statistical equivalents in communications is a good means of motivation providing they’re relevant and up-to-date. A consequence of the reduction in public outreach over the past few years has been that changes to these statistics has gone largely unnoticed by both the public and many of those in Local Authorities responsible for communications. Behaviour Change Expert, Stephen Bates from EnviroComms considers the impacts of this and the opportunities of statistical messaging.

A newly developed programme delivered by Hubbub and funded by Starbucks will help communities resource collection of paper cup waste

Applications open today for grants ranging between £50,000 and £100,000


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.

Working together at this busy time

2 Apr 2019 |
Sue Reed, Programme Area Manager - Collections & Recycling

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.

Bill aiming to make single-use nappies history

1 Apr 2019 |
Kate Dickenson, Resource Magazine

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.