Key facts

Here are some of the fantastic things we've achieved through our resource efficiency support since 2001.

£334.1 million

Cost savings achieved in businesses, by improving environmental performance

1,385,216

Tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) saved - like driving a Hummer from Manchester to the moon more than 7,668 times

31,619,853

Tonnes of solid, liquid and gaseous materials saved - enough to build 12,112 Blackpool Towers

15,623,198

Cubic metres of water saved - enough to fill 6,183 Olympic sized swimming pools

8,314

Jobs created or safeguarded

£371 million

Sales increased or safeguarded

1,189,661

Tonnes of waste diverted from landfill - the weight of 6,179 Blue Whales

13,594

Businesses assisted, including over 5,500 with intensive support