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Measures, Technologies and Good Practices

Do you want to know how much different measures and technological solutions would cost and how much money and resources they can save for your business? This database offers such data in a concise and comprehensive format.

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Resource efficiency ambitions translate into savings in...

A greener garden centre Efficient water and waste management measures are part of a more ambitious 'green' programme Measures like investing in LED lighting, a cardboard baler and efficient toilet...
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
  • Other
  • Service sector
  • Waste management and recycling
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 3 Year(s)
Good practice

Engaging shopping mall staff about the environment

Growing greener... an original Implementation of a first-of-its-kind assessment scheme - the Growing Greener pledge - which has analysed the core sustainability components of a shopping mall and...
Sector / Industry:
  • Food processing
  • Office and administration
  • Service sector
  • Waste management and recycling
  • Wholesale and retail
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 5 Year(s)
Good practice

Environmental laundry in Czech Republic

The beautiful, environmental laundry... Renewable energy is used in high energy applications, saving € 25 000 annually Laundromat uses environmentally friendly detergents Thanks to renewable energy,...
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
  • Service sector
  • Textile and clothing
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 1 Year(s)
Good practice

Kesko Logistics trains drivers in eco-driving

Driving eco-change... Large Finnish logistics company explores wide range of eco-friendly hauling solutions Optimised routing and loading as well as training for contract hauliers in eco-driving...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Service sector
  • Wholesale and retail
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: 10-15% 0 Year(s)
Good practice

Embedding sustainability in procurement...

The natural way to zero waste... London museum seeks to establish a sustainable procurement policy and strategy Received support for six projects to help them embed sustainability into their...
Sector / Industry:
  • Office and administration
  • Other
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Carbon
Good practice

Waste-compacting is 10 times more effective

Smart waste handling for smart companies Smart waste packing Reduction of plastic bag usage and CO2 emissions Reduction of waste volume Elior Group is a catering company active in the contracted food...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Service sector
  • Waste management and recycling
Resources:
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 20-30% 1.4 - 1.6 Year(s)
Good practice

Managed print services helped to reduce paper...

Totally new print regime  MPS transformed the design agency's printing activities Rationalised printing and fewer devices resulted in a 50 % waste reduction Imagination is an independent creative,...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Office and administration
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Waste
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 30-60%
Good practice

Laundry in Germany saves resources by using rainwater

Every drop counts Industrial laundry cuts a major resource cost simply by catching and using rainwater National environment fund (DBU) backed the project Company cuts fresh water use by 22 %  ...
Sector / Industry:
  • Hotel and restaurant
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Water
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 20-22% 4 - 6 Year(s)
Good practice

FuelGood driver training

Eco-driving feels good 200 organisations have been trained under the FuelGood programme to date Average fuel savings of 15 % on the day of the training Trained drivers are also safer, easier on...
Sector / Industry:
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: Low cost 1-15% 0 Year(s)
Good practice

EcoEffect driver training programme

Driving for life... and the environment Trained eco-drivers reduced their CO2 emissions and fuel consumption by up to 20 % (longer-term improvements ranged from 7-10 %) 83 trainers and 2 315 drivers...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Service sector
  • Wholesale and retail
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: 15% 0.16 Year(s)
Good practice

Professional training promotes safer, more efficient driving...

Driving like a pro 55 000 drivers trained in safe and economical driving Average fuel cost savings of 5 to 10 % after course  Prodrive Learning is a Dutch SME offering mainly online training for...
Sector / Industry:
  • All sectors
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Materials
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: Medium cost 5-15% 0.5 - 1 Year(s)
Good practice

Partnership among logistics providers in Scotland

The best of both worlds... Reduced empty running by 14 % Increased customer satisfaction Improved fleet utilisation and load efficiency Small logistics providers have to deal with varying demand,...
Sector / Industry:
  • Service sector
Resources:
  • Energy
  • Carbon
Costs, savings, and payback time: High cost 10-15% 2 - 3 Year(s)