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Resource Efficiency

Many businesses are unaware of how significantly waste impacts on their bottom line. As the demand for materials grows worldwide, raising input costs, it makes sense for businesses to adopt the waste hierarchy and the principals of the circular economy.

The Circular Economy

The circular economy concept centres around designing out waste and pollution, keeping materials in circulation, and restoring natural capital. As well as reducing environmental damage and unsustainable consumption, adopting the principals of the circular economy could enable your business to save on material costs, and could create commercial opportunities through adapting your businesses model.

Our Services:

Waste Management – Our experienced auditors can assist you with assessing the value and efficiency of your existing waste contract, demonstrating Legal Compliance and Duty of Care, Pollution Prevention audits, reports and action plans of your current waste management activities.

Sustainable Resource Management Strategy – Resource management is crucial to reducing your organisation’s impact upon the environment. It is also a fundamental requirement in achieving efficient cost savings and a better financial return for your business. Our experienced advisors can assist you develop your waste management strategy embedding the waste hierarchy within the culture of your business, instigating staff and organisational behaviour change and engaging with the Circular Economy as appropriate.

Resource Efficiency – The true cost of waste is not simply the cost of discarded materials – it encompasses inefficient use of raw materials, unnecessary use of energy and water, faulty products, waste disposal of by-products, waste treatment and wasted labour. The actual cost of such waste for UK companies is typically 4 – 5% of turnover and can be as high as 10%.

Through the delivery of a resource efficiency review, businesses will benefit from: Increased profitability, reduced risks, reduced environmental impact, improved productivity, compliance with environmental legislation, and potential enhanced reputation.