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.

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

Wilkinson Star

Equipment supplier looks to cut energy use

Salford-based engineering equipment supplier, Wilkinson Star, has taken measures to reduce its energy consumption with support from the Business Growth Hub

Globe Environmental - Adnan Zeb-Khan

Environmental consultancy branches out with Growth Hub

Globe Environmental Consulting has branched out into new areas of the waste market with support from Greater Manchester’s Business Growth Hub

Axiom Retail Display Supplier

£100k biomass boost for retail display supplier

Axiom Displays, an Oldham-based retail fixtures and display specialist, has slashed energy and waste costs with a new biomass boiler and is working with the Business Growth Hub Business Growth Hub to find further savings.

Business Growth Hub's Green Growth support

Business Growth Hub lauded at Guardian sustainability awards

The Business Growth Hub’s Green Growth team has been named runner up in the prestigious Guardian Sustainable Business Awards.

Neptune Aqua

Rainwater harvesting firm sets sights on successful 2016

Neptune Aqua, a Rochdale-based manufacturer of bespoke rainwater harvesting systems, is working with the Business Growth Hub to raise awareness of the technology in UK industrial and commercial markets.

Sudstech paving

Manchester firm paving the way to flood resilience

The company behind Sudstech, a ‘porous’ paving solution developed to improve urban water drainage, is working with the Business Growth Hub to expand its service and develop new products.

Crystal Doors

Rochdale door manufacturer unlocks green success

Crystal Doors, a manufacturer of vinyl wrapped doors and accessories, is progressing towards ISO 14001 certification and has installed a 980kW biomass boiler to heat its premises with on-site waste.

Successful first year for environmental tech firm

A green technology installer in Stockport is celebrating a successful first year in business, having benefitted from specialist low carbon sector support from the Business Growth Hub.

Castrads radiator

Cast-iron efficiency progress for Stockport firm

Castrads, a Stockport-based producer of cast iron radiators, has boosted its resource efficiency with grant funding from Stockport Council and expert support from the Business Growth Hub.

North west businesses save ONE MILLION tonnes of carbon

Greater Manchester's Business Growth Hub is celebrating the landmark achievement of saving one million tonnes of CO2e through its award-winning support that helps businesses to reduce their use of energy, water and materials in day-to-day operations.

Phil Millar Creative Apparel

Six Stockport firms win funding to install green technologies

Stockport competition winners set to save nearly £100,000 over the next four years after receiving a share of £41,000 to install green technologies.

Resin Surfaces Ltd.

50 Greater Manchester Businesses Take Green Pledge

A new business pledge backed by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority has passed 50 signatories, giving a snapshot of the city’s greenest companies.

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.

Quantum Profile Systems Ltd

£147,000 resource efficiency savings for Oldham manufacturer

Building products manufacturer, Quantum Profile Systems Ltd (QPSL), has accumulated annual savings of £147,000 since 2012 with resource efficiency support from the Business Growth Hub.

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.

Worldwide LED Lighting

Worldwide LED Lighting Ltd achieves quality accreditation and new business with Business Growth Hub

Worldwide LED Lighting Ltd, a supplier and installer of LED lighting based in Tameside, has achieved full ISO accreditation and won new business with support from the Business Growth Hub.
 

Hallidays Solar Panels

Business support firm switches to green tech

Hallidays Group Ltd, an accountancy and business support company in Stockport, has partnered with a local green technology supplier to install LED lighting and solar PV on its site, saving £9,000 a year.

Wallwork Heat Treatment Ltd

Bury manufacturer cuts energy consumption by a fifth

Wallwork Heat Treatment Ltd, a heat treatment specialist for the aerospace and automotive industries, has cut its energy consumption significantly by improving resource efficiency.

Coleherne Ltd

Local manufacturers team up to slash lighting costs

Coleherne Ltd, a white metal lined bearing manufacturer and laser cutting service in Tameside, Greater Manchester, has teamed up with local LED manufacturer, LightXcel, to cut the energy use of its lighting by 72 per cent.

Mo Hanslod, CE Bri-Tek

Bolton LED firm has bright future

Bri-Tek Technologies, an LED lighting company based in Bolton, has highlighted its growth progress in a video interview with the Business Growth Hub.

Danfield Ltd, Leigh

Energy efficiency success for Leigh manufacturer

Danfield Ltd, a textiles bobbin manufacturer, has made a number of energy efficiency improvements to its factory and manufacturing equipment, saving thousands of pounds in the process.

Velden Engineering Ltd, Bolton

Significant carbon footprint cut for Bolton engineering firm

Velden Engineering (UK) Ltd, a subcontract engineering firm, has achieved a significant cut in its carbon footprint since 2012 after making cost-effective investments in low carbon technologies.

MHA Lighting Ltd, Wigan

MHA Lighting, Wigan, strengthen its role in low carbon sector

MHA Lighting, an award-winning LED lighting manufacturer in Atherton, Wigan, is strengthening its role in Greater Manchester’s low carbon sector with support from the Business Growth Hub.

Carrington Court

Tameside energy specialist identifies £200k potential sales

Energy Gain UK, a low carbon energy specialist based in Tameside, is finding new growth after receiving funding and sales development support from the Business Growth Hub.

DJS Market Research Ltd, Stockport

Bolton and Stockport firms increase sales and green growth

DJS Research Ltd, a market research company in Stockport, and Bri-Tek Technologies, an LED lighting company based in Bolton are seeing an increase in sales and green growth through working with ENWORKS. 

Vickers Energy Group North West Green Hero Awards

Awards win and resource efficiency savings identified for two GM firms with ENWORKS

Awards win for Trafford based energy management firm following Green Growth support and Tameside manufacturer identifies £8,800 resource efficiency savings with ENWORKS

LightXcel, Manchester

LED firm lights the way to increased profits for new client with ENWORKS

LightXcel, a recently established LED lighting firm, have linked up with a Manchester sports stadium to install energy efficient lighting following Green Growth support delivered by ENWORKS.

Ribble Packaging, Oldham

Oldham based packaging firm achieves FSC Certification with ENWORKS

Oldham-based packaging firm, Ribble Packaging, has achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification with ENWORKS.

Astra Signs Ltd.

Manchester sign-maker identifies new savings with ENWORKS

Astra Signs Ltd, a Manchester-based sign manufacturer and supplier, makes resource efficiency savings with support from the Green Growth service, delivered by ENWORKS.

ENWORKS boosts job creation at Wigan solar firm

Utilitri Ltd creates a new job following free sales and marketing support from the ENWORKS Green Growth service.

support for pubs

ENWORKS helps Stockport firm develop innovative support for pubs

Stockport-based Global Heatsave Ltd is receiving low carbon sector support from ENWORKS to help progress its innovative idea to help pubs reduce their energy consumption.

Green blueprint house

Oldham manufacturer identifies £30k savings with ENWORKS

Building products manufacturer, Quantum Profile Systems Ltd (QPSL), has identified annual savings of over £30,000 thanks to Green Growth resource efficiency support from ENWORKS.


M& S Commercials vehicle

Commercial vehicle repair firm values resource efficiency support

Case study: Bury firm identifies £16k savings with ENWORKS

Beldam Crossley

Bolton manufacturer finds cost and carbon savings with ENWORKS

Case study: Beldam Crossley, a manufacturer of industrial sealing technologies, is saving over £4,400 and 23 tonnes of CO2e a year after five months of resource efficiency support from ENWORKS

Supported to save: the steel SME cutting carbon and costs

Case Study: Manchester manufacturer saves £49k with ENWORKS

Waste firm wins £13,500 contract with ENWORKS support

Case study: White Recycling, a Salford-based waste management company, has achieved new sales to the value of £13,500 thanks to low carbon sector support delivered by ENWORKS.



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