Wrap launches £800,000 waste prevention fund
Wrap is making grants of up to £50,000 available to groups working together to develop innovative local waste prevention projects. The funding aims to stimulate anti-waste business models, create new jobs and boost voluntary opportunities.
Wrap says it is looking for innovative projects that support local communities across England to prevent waste arising in the first place. The funding will prioritise materials outlined in Defra’s waste prevention programme for England, and applications are invited from two or more parties working together on ideas to prevent waste.
Resource management minister Dan Rogerson said: “Preventing waste from being produced in the first place is not only good for ...