Home Improvement Sector Commitment surpasses its grand design

The Home Improvement Sector Commitment (HISC) has smashed its original targets of reducing both waste to landfill and packaging in the DIY sector, delivering impressive results at the programme’s end.

Today WRAP shows that signatories delivered an impressive 83% reduction in the amount of waste sent to landfill, against a target of 50%. Furthermore, signatories exceeded the packaging-reduction target of 15%, managing to reduce packaging by an impressive 25% against the same 2007* baseline. The four year voluntary agreement set up by WRAP ran from 2009 to 2012.

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