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DCS Crystal Return Air

Eat my dust – manufacturer installs UK-first tech

Crystal Doors, a manufacturer of vinyl wrapped doors and accessories in Rochdale, is one step closer to becoming a cutting-edge smart factory after installing a state-of-the-art extraction system.

Duo UK carbon negative mailing bag

Manufacturer proves ‘little changes make a huge difference’

Duo UK, which recently revealed the world’s first ‘carbon negative’ mailing bag, has further bolstered its sustainability credentials with a new environmental policy and zero-to-landfill status.

EU-funded environmental projects in GM laid out in new report

An analysis of the support for environmental measures provided by European Transnational funding in Greater Manchester.

Tree inside lightbulb

Multi-million pound fund to make Greater Manchester a greener city-region

Mayor Andy Burnham has unveiled a £21m European Regional Development fund as part of plans to make Greater Manchester a world-leading green city-region.

ECOSTAR Natural Talents: training and support initiative

An exciting training and support initiative for young professionals and students has been set up to improve entrepreneurship and innovation skills tailored to the marketing and economics of ecosystems and biodiversity.

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.

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