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

    Energy Efficiency; Transport; Waste Prevention

    Title: Greener guide for home-based businesses

    Greener guide for home-based businesses

    Online guide for people working from home to reduce energy use, prevent waste and use sustainable transport methods.

    Keywords: Link
    Format: Online Guide 2013
  • Offices

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Green Office: A guide to Running a more cost-effective Environmentally Sustainable Office

    Green Office: A guide to Running a more cost-effective Environmentally Sustainable Office

    This guide is designed to help small and medium-sized offices save money, improve environmental performance and respond to environmental enquiries from suppliers and customers.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2013
  • Food

    Food Waste; Waste Prevention

    Title: Estimates of waste in the food and drink supply chain

    Estimates of waste in the food and drink supply chain

    This report contains estimates for the amount of waste in the UK supply chain of food and drink.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2013
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency for Business

    Energy Efficiency for Business

    Handbook establishing the drivers for energy consumption in business, highlighting of potential improvements and analyses of the domestic energy market.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2013
  • Business

    Green Economy; Resource Efficiency

    Title: A Guide to Eco-innovation for SME's and Business Coaches

    A Guide to Eco-innovation for SME’s and Business Coaches

    This guide overviews emerging business opportunities eco-innovation has to offer to companies that reconsider business models, develop new products, technologies and services or improve production processes.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2013
  • Healthcare

    Food Waste

    Title: St. Michael’s Hospital Food Waste Prevention Programme Overview

    St. Michael’s Hospital Food Waste Prevention Programme Overview

    Case study outlining the key measures implemented to achieve reduction of quantity of food waste and increase the nutrition of patients.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Implementing a Water Minimisation Programme: A complete guide for organisations in Scotland

    Implementing a Water Minimisation Programme: A complete guide for organisations in Scotland

    This guide aims to take an organization through a step-by-step programme of improvement. It looks at assessing the baseline through data collection exercises, provides some technological solutions to common water issues, presents information on how to collate data and describes how to implement a successful water minimization action plan and programme.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2012
  • Green Economy

    Title: Delivering Our Green Potential

    Delivering Our Green Potential

    This is a Government Policy Statement on Growth and Employment in the Green Economy.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2012
  • Food

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Food and drink sector case study 2

    Food and drink sector case study 2

    This cases study shows the potential benefits (€50,000) of using the Green Business Programme outlining waste prevention and energy efficiency options in the food sector.

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    Format: Case Studies 2012