WRAP earmarks products for next generation of voluntary agreements

November 2011
Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Nov2011, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports the possibility that the next generation of voluntary agreements of Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) in Great Britain would focus on product-related issues. WRAP special adviser Mark Barthel announced the establishment of a Product Research Forum. He noted the need for a broader range of metrics to measure the reduction of waste in the product supply chain. He explained a product knowledge pathway developed by WRAP which focuses on environmental impact reduction.


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