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

TBA Textiles

Textiles manufacturer identifies £640k of efficiency opportunities

TBA Textiles has identified over £640,000 in potential resource efficiency savings with support from the Business Growth Hub.  

Aaron Rose, Faith in Nature

Green cosmetics firm in Bury saves £23,000

A family-owned cosmetics manufacturer is saving more than £23,000 a year after taking a range of measures to reduce its energy use and become more efficient.

Working On Waste in Greater Manchester

Abigail Kemp hears proposals from key stakeholders on tackling the problem of household waste.

Community Energy at Risk from FITs Policy Changes

The government’s proposed subsidy cut for small scale renewable energy schemes will threaten around £127 million of investment in current projects.

Collecting accurate data at an urban level

Louise Marix Evans explores what kind of data can provide a meaningful measure of progress towards global urban sustainability?

Factory Floor at Quantum Profile Systems Ltd, Oldham

£100 million green savings for Greater Manchester business

Businesses in Greater Manchester have saved £100 million by improving their resource efficiency with specialist support from the Business Growth Hub, new figures reveal.

Q&A: Lucy Danger, EMERGE chief executive

Lucy Danger chats to Clare Wiley about tackling food waste and why compromise can be crucial for successful collaborations.

'Households, Retailers and Food Waste Transitions'

Daniel Welch reports on an event held by The Sustainable Consumption Institute to mark the conclusion of its research project, 'Households, Retailers and Food Waste Transitions.'

Cultivating awareness by cooking up a 'rescued food' feast

Charlotte Spring reports from Manchester’s debut Disco Soup - a family "feastival" aiming to prevent food waste through shared skills and supper.

A growing heat network in Greater Manchester

Six new studies into the feasibility of developing heat networks across Greater Manchester have been given the go ahead, after receiving funding from the Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU).

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