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WRAP to focus on WEEE, organics and textiles

WRAP has announced it will prioritise working in organics, textiles and WEEE as part of its plan for the next five years.

It said it has chosen to focus on reducing environmental impact and improving business efficiency in these UK subsectors as they collectively account for:

  • 25% of the carbon footprint
  • 80% of the water footprint
  • 40% of household waste

‘Resource Revolution: Creating the Future’ sets out how WRAP will work with businesses, governments and consumers to meet the demands brought about by a rising population.

The five year plan also encourages the resource industry to adopt WRAP’s three ‘R’s:

  • Re-inventing product design and sale
  • Re-thinking product use and consummation
  • Re-defining what is possible through reuse and recycling

Liz Goodwin

Chief executive Liz Goodwin (left) said: “WRAP will continue to operate in the way it always has – starting from the evidence and then working in collaboration, at the interface between business, governments and consumers to help facilitate and catalyse the change we require to bring about the resource revolution.”

Goodwin was recently awarded an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to business, resource efficiency and the environment.

WRAP has used the occasion to re-draw its logo, right.

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