The view from WRAP

  • Innovating for greener packaging

    By: Dr Peter Maddox, Director, WRAP UK Posted: 24 Feb 2020
    I always enjoy a trip to Birmingham. It’s not difficult to imagine what it must have been like when the city was the powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution; the ‘City of a Thousand Trades’ as it was named, where creativity and innovation were treasured and nurtured. It must have been a fantastically stimulating place to be.Not only did it spawn a network of small workshops where specialised and...
  • Supporting the Welsh plastic revolution

    By: Carl Nichols Posted: 18 Feb 2020
    As I was walking along part of Wales’ beautiful coastal path at the weekend, I couldn’t help but be distracted by the rubbish brought in on the tide.  It got me thinking about the type of economy that Wales should have: a circular one where plastic is re-used.  Where discarded plastic containers – for example – don’t become eye sores or landfill waste but become useful products again.To...