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The Business Environmental Support Scheme for Telford


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Resource Efficiency

Resource Efficiency

Resource efficiency means using the Earth’s limited resources in a sustainable manner while minimizing impacts on the environment. It allows us to create more with less and to deliver greater value with less input.

There are many benefits to improving your company’s resource efficiency these include:

  • Improved competitiveness through reduced bottom line costs and increased sales.
  • Corporate social responsibility commitments through measurable actions.
  • Meet growing supply chain pressure. Resources are not simply extracted, used and thrown away, but are put back in the loop so they can stay in use for longer.

How to start?  http://www.resourceefficientscotland.com/

Transport

Commuting to work and business travel can be an essential but costly expense. However, there are a range of alternatives that can enable effective working, reducing costs and your organizations carbon footprint.

Transport info for BESST

Water

It is often overlooked that water is paid for twice. We pay for the water coming in and the waste water going out. By improving the water efficiency of your business a saving can be made at both ends.

http://www.waterwise.org.uk/

Energy/Carbon

Energy is generally the most costly of a companies resources and often the easiest to implement basic resource efficiency measures.

http://www.carbontrust.com/

Waste

Reducing waste and using materials more efficiently could make your company more profitable. By understanding the waste hierarchy your business can cut costs by not paying for waste as well as reduce costs in disposing of waste.

Download here for an interactive tool. http://www.wrap.org.uk/content/resource-efficiency-businesses

Business Environmental Champion

An environmental champion is a great start to an environmental management system. This first step allows other resource efficiency measures to appear quickly and smoothly.

NISP – International Synergies

We have over 10 years’ experience and knowledge in applying industrial symbiosis approaches around the world; working with public and private sector clients to provide a bespoke service of information, support and systems to implement industrial symbiosis network(s) and other industrial ecology solutions at company, local, regional, national or international levels

 

Telford BESST. Mark Simmons, c/o Simmonsigns , Stafford Park 5, Telford TF3 3AS Tel: 07758 603064

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