Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

Waste Management

Greater Manchester businesses avoid 1,000 tonnes of waste

Since 2014, the Business Growth Hub has helped companies to implement a range of innovative waste management solutions that are now diverting over 1,000 tonnes of waste from landfill a year.

The Great Hall, Manchester Town Hall

#PostParis perspectives: Tyndall Centre event summary

Last September, the Tyndall Centre, GMCA and the University of Manchester hosted a ‘Post Paris Perspectives’ event at Manchester Town Hall.  

Low cost energy efficiency

Low cost energy efficiency paying off in Greater Manchester

Since 2014, the Business Growth Hub has helped companies in Greater Manchester to save nearly £300,000 per annum through simple low or no cost energy efficiency measures.

Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference

Leading practitioners from across the country attended the Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference in Salford recently, to discuss how best to adopt a natural capital approach in urban environments.

Bolton Textiles

Textiles group explores eco-innovation

The Bolton Textiles Group is investigating a host of innovative green solutions, including solar windows and creating new products from waste material.

What can Natural Capital do for our urban environment? - image

Join the #GMNaturalCapital conversation…

Next Wednesday Greater Manchester will be hosting the annual Natural Capital conference for the region. The conference has received lots of interest and support and is now a sell-out.  

Dawson Precision Components

£40,000 savings in pipeline for Oldham manufacturer

Using technical surveys delivered by the Business Growth Hub, Dawson Precision Components has identified a range of simple, low cost ways to reduce its energy consumption.

 

Salford City Mayor & Chair of Low Carbon Hub Paul Dennett and GM Mayor Tony Lloyd

Life-saving air quality and climate change plans published

Greater Manchester’s leaders have set out the radical, life-saving actions they will take to improve air quality, tackle emissions and reduce the region’s carbon footprint.

Kellogg's cycle turnstile

Businesses urged to join Greater Manchester sustainable travel revolution

Greater Manchester businesses are being urged to sign up for free sustainable travel support – including grants of up to £10,000 – to save money, increase productivity and help create a healthier workforce. 

Belmont Packaging

Packaging manufacturer makes raft of green changes

Wigan-based Belmont Packaging has implemented a host of energy-saving measures, ranging from small no-cost changes to long-term investments, with support from the Business Growth Hub

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