At Rushcliffe we encourage businesses to go green. Applying green processes to the workplace creates a healthy environment for employees and reduces unnecessary waste. Below are external sites which offer help to local businesses to be more environmentally friendly.
Business Green is a business website offering companies the latest news and best-practice advice on how to become more environmentally responsible, while still growing the all-important bottom line.
GOV.UK is the government's online resource for businesses. They provide tools and guidance for businesses. Their waste and environmental impact pages provides advice and tools to help you comply with legislation and regulations.
The Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust are a not-for-profit company providing specialist support to help business and the public sector boost business returns by cutting carbon emissions, saving energy and commercialising low carbon technologies. They are the best source of advice for businesses on this topic.
The Environment Agency is a public body responsible for improving and protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development.
One easy step that could stop millions of litres of oil causing pollution every year is to recycle your waste engine oil. Phone 0800 66 33 66 or visit the Oil Bank Line website.
WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme)
WRAP was established as an independent not-for-profit company to help recycling take off in the UK and to create a market for recycled materials. The following webpages help businesses minimise resource use and divert materials from landfill:
- WRAP: Greener Town introduction to resource efficiency
- WRAP: Resource Efficiency for business
- WRAP: Sustainable event management
- WRAP: Your guide to Environmental Management Systems