Resources

This section of the green business website allows you to download, for free, many useful resources to help your company become more resource efficient. These include reports, guidebooks, case studies and so on.

You can browse through these, search for the resource that you want or refine by subject/topic, sector and/or format.

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  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: A Guide to Improving Water Efficiency

    A Guide to Improving Water Efficiency

    A 10-step good practice guide to support water management
    and efficiency improvements for businesses.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Food

    Food Waste; Waste Prevention

    Title: Opportunities for Resource Efficiency in the Food & Drink Sector

    Opportunities for Resource Efficiency in the Food & Drink Sector

    This report analyses the results of a number of waste prevention reviews across companies belonging to the Food & Drink Federation (FDF). The report also details a number of recommendations to improve efficiency.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2015
  • Manufacturing

    Resource Efficiency

    Title: Guide to Resource Efficiency in Manufacturing

    Guide to Resource Efficiency in Manufacturing

    This is a guide to resource efficiency for the manufacturing industry, aimed specifically at SMEs. It outlines benefits to manufacturing companies and lists measures that can be used to improve resource efficiency. This guide also contains a number of case studies.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Tourism

    Energy Efficiency; Resource Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Best Environmental Management Practice in the Tourism Sector

    Best Environmental Management Practice in the Tourism Sector

    This report, prepared for the European Commission, gives detailed suggestions of best environmental management practices in the tourism sector. It looks at a number of areas across the sector such as water, waste, energy, destination management, accommodation and catering.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2015
  • Retail

    Energy Efficiency; Resource Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Best Environmental Management Practice in the Retail Sector

    Best Environmental Management Practice in the Retail Sector

    This report, prepared for the European Commission, gives detailed suggestions of best environmental management practices in the retail sector. It looks at a number of areas across the sector such as energy, waste, water, supply chain management and transport & logistics.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2015
  • Energy Efficiency; Green Economy

    Title: Circular Economy Evidence Building Programme Remanufacturing Study

    Circular Economy Evidence Building Programme Remanufacturing Study

    Circular economy activities cover the whole length of the supply chain, starting with product design,

    This study, for the first time, estimates that the worldwide turnover in remanufactured products is

    nearly $110 billion, with the European and US industries being roughly equivalent in size. For

    Scotland, this study estimates the size of the remanufacturing industry to be £1.1 billion, employing

    some 19,000 people. Comparatively, remanufacturing is more important to the Scottish economy than

    it is for the UK as a whole.

    The report focuses on 14 sectors.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2015
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency; Energy Management; Waste Prevention

    Title: Waste Prevention Guide for Industry & Business

    Waste Prevention Guide for Industry & Business

    This Booklet, produced by CTC demonstrates how our business community can contribute to waste prevention. It introduces the key points in achieving improvements.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Hospitality

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency - Bars & Restaurants

    Energy Efficiency – Bars & Restaurants

    Energia offer Energy Efficiency tips to the Bar and Restaurant Sector.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2014
  • Offices

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency Offices

    Energy Efficiency Offices

    Energia offer Energy Efficiency tips to the Office Sector.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2014