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

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

Scout Moor Wind Farm, Rochdale

A sustainability snapshot of Greater Manchester

From Cottonopolis to an envisioned, thriving sustainable city: Greater Manchester has always dared to pioneer new innovation and technology.   

Salford Quays

Climate change and low emissions pathway mapped out for Greater Manchester

In the month that the momentous Paris Agreement came into force, Greater Manchester has mapped out the region’s pathway to achieve its low carbon targets for 2020, with the publication of the GM Climate Change and Low Emission Implementation Plan.     

Marrakech skyline

COP 22 – The Marrakech Climate Change Conference of Action

At this year's World Climate Change Conference, COP22, the groundbraking Paris Agreement was ratified.

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