Supporting the Welsh Tourism Industry

Beth Winkley

With Easter – and the start of the tourism season – a few short weeks away, I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you about some of the work WRAP Cymru is doing to support the hospitality and tourism sectors.

On the 12, 13 and 14 March we’re holding free waste prevention workshops in Caernarfon, Haverfordwest and Abergavenny, aimed at helping small and medium tourism businesses reduce waste and cut costs. Places are limited, but you can find out how to reserve a place here. 

You should also look out for us at the Brecon Beacons Conference on 6 March, and the Visit Wales Roadshows on 26 – 28 February and 20 and 21 March.

Just last month we launched our new package of support for Welsh hospitality and food businesses, which offers small and medium businesses up to £50,000 towards the cost of waste prevention or recycling equipment, plus up to £10,000 worth of consultancy.

We’ve had a huge amount of interest already, and we’ll be unveiling the first recipients very soon. Find out more or apply.

We’ve also had a huge amount of interest in our grants for businesses developing recycling facilities for their customers. The great thing is the huge diversity of businesses, organisations and sites interested in working with us, and work is already under way on our first projects. Learn how you could receive money towards developing recycling facilities.

The really exciting thing about this grant is that organisations of all sizes can apply. Similarly, the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement, which has over 130 signatories and supporters across the UK, is open to businesses of every size. Find out about the benefits. 

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