- The new objectives will be discussed at a briefing held by the Waste Resources and Action Programme and Environment Minister Joan Ruddock.
- UK environmental watchdog the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) is to refocus its priorities as it faces a 25 percent budget cut next year.
- A 10-year Action Programme based on the anticipated work in the identified action areas was drawn up in 1996,having regard to experience gained in an initial pilot action area.
- The Waste and Resources Action Programme (Wrap) has announced that Stella Artois, the Belgian beer, has become the first alcoholic drink signatory of the Courtauld Commitment.
- Mark Barthel, Special Adviser to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), stated that he was delighted with the number and quality of entries to this year's Environment Awards.