Press releases

Press release 1 September 2022

A new chapter in the twenty-year history of climate action NGO WRAP began today, as CEO Marcus Gover and Asia-Pacific Managing Director Claire Kneller opened the doors on the new WRAP Asia-Pacific office in Adelaide, Australia, in a partnership with Fight Food Waste Australia.

Press release 17 August 2022

Key news: ‘Win. Don’t bin.’ WRAP’s food waste campaign Love Food Hate Waste (LFHW), announces third annual Food Waste Action Week (FWAW) - the UK’s largest food waste behaviour change campaign aiming to cut household food waste, slash food shopping bills and save the planet. Ocado Retail becomes the first campaign sponsor.

When: Food Waste Action Week will run from Monday 6th – Sunday 12th March 2023.

Press release 9 August 2022

International climate action NGO, WRAP, welcomes the trailblazing new Danish industry collaboration which will bring clothing and textile brands together around common circular goals. Launched ahead of Copenhagen Fashion Week, the collaboration marks a pivotal moment in the development of a global network of countries working to make textiles more sustainable.

Press release 26 July 2022

WRAP’s first International Grants competition, The International Circular Plastics Flagship Competition - developed and delivered in partnership with UKRI - has awarded funding of £1.2 million to six UK based innovators to work with international partners to tackle plastic related issues in India, Chile, South Africa and Kenya.

Press release 19 July 2022

Dr Marcus Gover, Chief Executive of climate action NGO WRAP, has announced he will be leaving at the end of the year.

Press release 12 July 2022
Press release 6 July 2022

The latest figures for surplus food redistribution in the UK show that the amount of food saved from becoming waste continues to rise significantly. But climate action NGO WRAP, which monitors UK surplus food as part of its food waste prevention work, warns that each year nearly 200,000 tonnes of perfectly good food still go to waste in the supply chain.

Press release 14 June 2022

WRAP is delighted to have been awarded the Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year at the 2022 FREDIE awards (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement), organised by the National Centre for Diversity.