Here are some case studies showing how your business can save money and increase efficiency
Yeo Valley, a dairy product manufacturer, achieved cost savings and environmental benefits by introducing a number of resource efficiency measures such as waste minimisation, water minimisation and packaging. The benefits achieved were:
James Robinson Fibres is one of the oldest textile companies still in existence in the UK. Following a detailed analysis of the carbon footprint, the company made a number of changes to their working practices including finding a way to reuse significant amounts of the carpet and textile waste. As a result:
Snacks producer CTO Holdings Ltd was reviewing its waste management options to establish more cost-effective ways to deal with plastic waste arising from their manufacturing processes. Through sourcing a local firm willing to buy their plastics waste directly from CTO, they made cost savings of £2,500 per year (£10,000 expected long term) as the waste was diverted from landfill. They generated £11,000 sales, diverted 55 tonnes of waste from landfill per year and avoided the use of 110 tonnes of virgin materials per year.