The view from WRAP

  • Another year over, but already looking forward to next season…

    By: Peter Maddox Posted: 23 Apr 2019
    As I settled down to watch the Man City vs Tottenham Champions League match the other night, where Tottenham started the match one-nil up on aggregate, I began to think about what it is like to start a match with an advantage. Certainly, in the year since I took the role of Director of WRAP UK, a new business unit within WRAP which brought together our government-focused and business-focused...
  • As we mark ’12.3 Day’: my pledge to eliminate food waste in WRAP’s workplaces

    By: Marcus Gover Posted: 12 Mar 2019
    Most employees will eat at least one meal at work during their day. Despite our best intentions, eating ‘on the go’ can be challenging and many will recognise the temptation to fall into bad habits in the food we buy, and generating food waste.As experts in food sustainability, we’re probably more tuned into our habits than a lot of other people at WRAP, but that didn’t mean that the odd piece of...
  • House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (Fixing Fashion)

    By: Peter Maddox Posted: 19 Feb 2019
    Today’s report from the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (Fixing Fashion) is a welcome appraisal of the situation regarding clothing; how we make and use our clothes. The report makes damning reading from a social and environmental perspective, focussing on fashion’s contribution towards climate change and plastic pollution, and it should serve as a wake-up call to every consumer....