Key facts

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

£310.7 million

Cost savings achieved in businesses, by improving environmental performance

1,299,916

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

30,419,906

Tonnes of solid, liquid and gaseous materials saved - enough to build 11,638 Blackpool Towers

14,694,724

Cubic metres of water saved - enough to fill 5,803 Olympic sized swimming pools

8,264

Jobs created or safeguarded

£371 million

Sales increased or safeguarded

1,102,381

Tonnes of waste diverted from landfill - the weight of 5,710 Blue Whales

13,396

Businesses assisted, including 5,458 with intensive resource efficiency support