Helping the sector become more sustainable
Sustainability in primary production is a key focus area for WRAP, and there are many opportunities for farmers and growers to work with us on collaborative solutions to reduce food waste, water stress and greenhouse gas emissions.
What is WRAP doing?
Tackling food surplus and waste
Food surplus and waste can arise on-farm for a range of reasons such as weather damage, pest damage, over production, reduced orders and quality requirements.
WRAP's research has highlighted the significant financial, environmental and efficiency benefits of tackling food waste in primary production.
The Courtauld Commitment
Our flagship voluntary agreement works with farmers, growers and agri-businesses on collaborative solutions to reduce carbon, water and waste in the sector.
Food Waste Reduction Roadmap
The UK's largest retailers, food producers, manufacturers, and hospitality and food service companies have committed to 'Target, Measure, Act' on food waste.
Reducing water stress
Collective action projects in the UK and across the world aim to reduce water stress in in primary production.
Meat in a Net Zero world
A cross-industry vision to optimise productivity and minimise waste from farm to fork.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Courtauld 2025 is taking collaborative action to deliver carbon reduction at scale.
Key resources for farmers and growers
20 July 2021
15 March 2021
27 September 2021
24 November 2021
17 March 2020
25 July 2019