The view from WRAP

  • Well done Wales!

    By: Beth Winkley Posted: 24 Jan 2012
    I’m sorry I’ve been quiet for a while – I’ve been away on holiday for a week. I’m back at work now, though, and it feels as though I’ve never been away. Why is it when you’re out of the office for a few days you always come back to a diary that appears ten times busier than it was when you left?Thankfully the WRAP Cymru team has an exciting schedule for the next couple of weeks, starting with the...
  • Happy New Year

    By: Beth Winkley Posted: 3 Jan 2012
     Well, that’s Christmas and New Year over for another year; I hope you had a good break. Now we’re entering the season of austerity, of resolutions, diets, and detox.For many businesses January is a busy time as they start planning for the next financial year. It’s no exception for WRAP Cymru, and we’re working on some really exciting proposals for 2012 – 2013. More at a later date…Talking...
  • Manufacturing in the spotlight

    By: Beth Winkley Posted: 18 Aug 2011
    I’m looking forward to the Wales Business Insider Made In Wales Awards in October which celebrates the best in manufacturing, design and product development in Wales.WRAP Cymru is sponsoring the Green Manufacturer Award category which invites nominations from businesses that are demonstrating a low carbon approach to manufacturing through their products and processes.This category is particularly...
  • Quality compost making progress in Wales

    By: Beth Winkley Posted: 22 Mar 2011
    I have been out in the garden recently, getting it ready for spring planting and it made me think how far compost has come in the last 10 years. With more and more quality BSI PAS 100 compost now being produced and used in Wales I am really proud that my team here at WRAP are playing a part.I am really looking forward to popping over to The Works: Ebbw Vale next week, to hear about the progress...
  • Working towards Zero Waste Wales

    By: Beth Winkley Posted: 10 Mar 2011
    I cannot think of a better day to start my blog. Today is a good day for Wales, it’s the day the Welsh Assembly Government sets out the Municipal Sector plan. This is the first in a series of plans which will underpin the ambitious targets of the Assembly Government’s strategy; Towards Zero Waste where the aspiration is to live within the means of one planet’s worth of resources by 2050. I am...