Improving Your Resource Efficiency is one of the business support products under the government's Solutions for Business portfolio.
Improving Your Resource Efficiency provides both simple and more specialist forms of support, advice and guidance on how to save money by using raw materials, energy and water more efficiently.
Improving your resource efficiency leads to a number of benefits including:
Yes. Most of the support, especially at an initial level, is available to all businesses. Much of it can be implemented at no or low cost.
For more information, see our guide on the benefits of improving your environmental performance. You can also use our interactive tool to identify where you can save money by going green.
The Carbon Trust provides advice and practical support to help your business cut its energy bills and carbon emissions:
WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) is the lead body for resource efficiency. WRAP advises businesses on environmental issues, such as:
The business sectors that WRAP works with include:
National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP) operates a network that brings together all types of businesses, identifying mutually profitable links so that previously unused resources (materials, energy and expertise) from one organisation are recovered, reprocessed and reused by others:
Read our guide on where to get advice on environmental issues.