Our added value comes from our unique technical and market expertise and our ability to bring business, the community sector and individuals together.
What have we helped to achieve?
WRAP have been instrumental in:
> helping the UK recycling and reprocessing sector to quadruple in size between 2000 and 2008
> diverting 670,000 tonnes of food from landfill, saving consumers over £600 million a year
> stopping the growth in household packaging waste
> developing a world-first technology for the closed-loop recycling of plastic bottles, which has led to the creation of a new market for recycled plastics in the UK
Value for money
We deliver value through:
> helping business, local authorities, communities and individuals save money by changing the way they use resources
> minimising the cost to business of meeting government targets
> leveraging private sector finance to address market failures
> creating efficiencies and economies of scale
> accelerating the growth of key sectors of the ‘green’ economy