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

Prestigious award win for GM Smart Communities (NEDO)

A joint project between GMCA and Japan’s New Energy Development Organisation (NEDO) has won the national CIBSE Award for best collaborative project.

Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference 2018

Over 70 delegates attended Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference to discuss the opportunities and benefits around connecting people with nature.

Investing in our natural capital: Assessing the ecosystem services of the River Irwell catchment

GMCA is pioneering an integrated approach to water management in a heavily-urbanised environment.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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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